If you’ve been following Wing’s World for at least a year, you know by now that Wing & Mate take to the road in February with the regularity of migrating swans–minus, of course, the awesome grace.* Also we’re heading east, not north, and also, swans have that life-or-death impulse behind their travels, while ours is more…let’s say … discretionary.
(*please, no Wingspan jokes)
OK, bad metaphor. But anyway, for you newbies, fair warning: Wing’s World is about to morph into a travel blog for the next several weeks.
The original draw for this trip is described in this earlier post; click here to read.
For now, I’m going to enjoy throwing out a few teasers from past trips, answering the question, “Why take seven weeks to drive across the country in the off-season?”
- Beautiful places at their least crowded. Like…
2. Beautiful places we’d never even heard of
3. Faraway friends with ridiculously cute kids who are growing up way too fast.
4. Hidden cool spots of cities we didn’t even think we liked.
5. Ridiculously cute animals on the farms of family members.
Ben the Sheepherding Donkey in Vermont
8. Desert mountains!
9. Bike paths! (We are FOOLS for bike paths.)
10. and…let’s not forget FOOD.
‘Scuse me, I just got very hungry for some reason. But I’ll see you from the road!