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my cross country trip (maine to arizona)..lots of pics!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by hamNswiss on rye, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    so i recently took a quick XC trip back to school from maine to arizona, and wasnt sure where to post the pics. upon realizing that i did so in my 2nd gen, i figured this was as good a place as any. unfortunately, i didnt really start taking pics until around South Dakota, but i feel like the ones i did take came out pretty well. let me know what you think!

    heres the (slightly longer than normal) route across America. wanted to stop a few places, ended up in chicago, mount rushmore, denver, moab, UT, and the grand canyon.
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    a view, taken while driving, of about half the chicago skyline.
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    heres the taco loaded down in keystone, SD.
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    was a but unhappy that i didnt have my fly rod ready...these guys were rising all over the place in a small pond in keystone.
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  2. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    sweet pics, glad you had fun!
     
  3. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    Good stuff man i did my cross country from Ga to Mt 2300 miles
     
  4. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Where are the "lots of pics"

    Sweet truck, how long did the trip take total?
     
  5. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    the beautiful trout pond in keystone, SD.
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    the taco holdin in down outside of mount rushmore.
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    a nice sunset pic, somewhere in South Dakota
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    more sunset, near rapid city, SD.
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    one of my favorite from the trip.
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  6. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    good one from wyoming.
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    nighttime in utah
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    truckers mustve been confused blowing by me at 430am in the middle of nowhere Utah:)
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    arches nat'l. park in Moab, Utah
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    arches again
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    and again
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  7. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    and finally, the grand canyon!
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    i took around 500 pictures...it was nearly impossible narrowing it down to these few to post up for you guys! :)
     
  8. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    wow quick replys! didnt even get all the pics up yet haha. we did the trip quickly, because we had to get back to school, but it was nice seeing the parts of the country id never been before. left Thursday morning, arrived tuesday night...3500miles total.
     
  9. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    :drool:

    I'm very jealous, I've always wanted to travel out west. One day. . .
     
  10. Aug 18, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    Thats a lot of seat time. That trout would be a blast on a flyrod.
     
  11. Aug 20, 2011 at 5:11 AM
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    Great pics. If your ever up this way I could make your truck look like this. Of course I couldn't make in to a bike or a car, but you know what I mean... ha

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  12. Aug 20, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    looks sweet! is that some sort of HDR shooting?
     
  13. Aug 20, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    glad you liked it out here man. Ive been to the Grand Canyon so many times living out here, it never gets old tho. Its amazing everytime i see it.
     
  14. Aug 20, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    Great shots. Must have been a blast
     
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    Awesome pics man Looks like a fun trip
     
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    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    right on, im a junior this year on the tempe campus. how about you?
     
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    What a Great Country we live in. Thanks for sharing the pics! :)
     
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    Amazing pics.. What camera?
     
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