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Wandering and Wondering - My little road trip.

Discussion in 'Travel' started by mipawlus, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Maybe I'll get around to uploading the Big Bend trip on my next jaunt into town... That'd be pretty cool I think. As for me.... I'm off to the brewery.
     
  2. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    yeah, there's a lot of people who do that. as for the boat.... those things come and go and get renamed or run aground (4 so far this year). who knows.

    i do know that i have possibly met the scientific proof of the missing links in the human evolution chain. They were already alive for exxon valdez, and don't live near where the missile tests were way back in the day soooo.... we'll see. i need to get a blood sample.... but how....
     
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    Mike, swing thru tucson on your way back
     
  4. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    You're not the boss of me but it may or may not be on the itinerary
     
  5. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Mayor. If u get a text from a 907 area code it's me.
     
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    :jellydance: Dude, this is a pretty epic trip. I thought my few thousand mile trips this summer up to Wyo and MT were epic . . . you win.
     
  7. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Just wait there's a lot more to come in the next month and I have a few more trips planned for the next year or ten. Haha
     
  8. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    So I'm sitting in Anchorage after meeting up with the very awesome benbacher and picking up my new front end lights. I got the pencil beams on but the 2nd set are spliced in and I have to pick up a wiring kit to install the second pair. Basically I am moving the 4 diffused fog lights to the bedrack to be used as ditch/camp lights and getting a bit more illumination distance/width up front. Hitting the two deer on my last road trip and almost t-boning an elk made my mind up for me.

    I will try to post some pics tonight and tomorrow to catch up with some of the stuff from my summer working in Kodiak, but I am headed to Denali for a few days of clean air and bear spray, so if you guys don't hear from me by saaaaaaaaay Saturday (should be hitting Fairbanks around then) check for my PLB/EPIRB signal and call in the Marines.
     
  9. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    20 lb halibut

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    icicle cannery at dusk (aka 11pm)

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    rocky point. if you ever want to feel small, come to alaska

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    monkey rock, telrod cove, spiridon bay

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    2 10 lb reds i caught in telrod

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    cod was so big it snapped my rod. in this case revenge was best served as fish tacos

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    our boat sitting in black cape

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    beach seiners

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    telrod cove waterfall

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    fishing

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    40 inch 34 lb halibut
     
  10. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    i have a build thread, but in typical houston bs fashion it got thread jacked.
     
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    sarsabious Now I understand everyone's shit's emotional.....

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    You act like you don't like it...... tease.
     
  12. mipawlus

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    check your pms
     
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    sunrise courtesy of disney

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    double rainbow at veikoda bay on our last day

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    pink salmon (humpy). yes i snagged it, yes i released it. it's not even good to eat.

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    last trip to saltrey

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    my truck WAS black before saltrey

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    i caved and bought an emergency locator beacon, just in case.

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    tee hee

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    salmon, halibut and coffee

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    beer collection so far. wonder how long it will last......
     
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    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Left anchorage this morning after a stop at great harvest bakery and I blinked and saw this....

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    Southern boundary of Denali and Mt McKinley.
     
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    Cmurder 2011 TX TRD Offroad

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    Bump this thread again for people who havent read it. Do another road trip dude!
     
  16. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Working on it my friend. Camping in Denali right now and drove the Denali highway for shits and gigs. Sitting at panorama pizza pub punching and swerving with some Alaska beer and great pizza. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    Found a few hiccups in my truck today. One of my battery tie downs had something better to do and disappeared leaving me to reposition my battery cover every stop versus it taking one of the battery clamps off. The little panel under my drivers side headlight would have vamoosed had it not been zip tied from the front bumper install. I'm really thinking my frame is bent now. I have a few places where the paint is gone down to bare metal. Once I'm done drinking (aka tomorrow morning) I'll take some pics of the things I'm seeing. One of the bolts holding my bed rack on rattled loose and my afrotech university cb antenna mount is well, frankly, I'm about to gorilla tape it upright, but it's more sturdy than the famous fab thru tailgate one I had so I'm OK with it having aka bout gangster lean.
     
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    Much envy of this trip! Thanks for your service.

    Saw your fishing pics... you're not Flash Gordon. This is bogus.

    I will definitely have to do something like this at some point in life.
     
  19. mipawlus

    mipawlus [OP] Broja OG and CEO

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    It's only getting better......

    I made a small (ish) pit stop yesterday and today, and by that, I mean it was an 18 hour drive round trip... I'm working on uploading the pics now, but here's a sneak peak.

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