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03-23-2017 09:44 PM
"...Who else wants to drop off the grid with me i.e.relocate to... AK,ID,eastern WA, ID,OR,WY,UT,MT,ND,MO,AR,east TN,TX,western NC.?...".
I'd love to move to eastern Washington state. Won't happen --- too much family in Chicago area.
"....PS We had a rifle club at the Bronx High School of Science until 1968...".
Interesting. We had a rifle club at our high school. The range was set up for ROTC beforfe WWII (old high school). We used old bolt-action 22's. Had a lot of fun doing target shooting in high school. Haven't seen a gun since.
“The world is a book. Those who do not travel read only one page.”
03-22-2017 05:17 PM - last edited on 03-22-2017 09:45 PM by kshah008
I'D ALSO CONSIDER TRAVELING THE "NnORTHWEST PASSAGE"i.e.THE NORTHERN PASSAGE BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND THE ACTIC/PACIFIC OCEANS.
I have some real concerns about the development of that region,as well as foreign marine organisms trnsiting from the Atlantiic to Pacific oceans[..like the lion fish going from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribean/Atlantic ocean-where it's a real pest sans natural predators.
The same also applies to:snake heads,iguanas,burmese pythons,jumping carp, zebra mussels,gobies.
My priority right now is to get out of this Marxist paradise of New York State ASAP.
The only concern that I'd have is whether the Gulf Stream would be effected...if so :northeastern US and western Europe will have a Siberian cliimate.
Who else wants to drop off the grid with me i.e.relocate to ruralE coastal AK,ID,eastern WA, ID,OR,WY,UT,MT,ND,MO,AR,east TN,TX,western NC.?
I'm glad I escaped he Bronx in'73,too bad I didn't also escape New York State at the same time.
Felt like 8*F this AM in 14471.
Watch yore topknots folks
PS We had a rifle club at the Bronx High School of Science until 1968
03-22-2017 01:32 PM
03-21-2017 10:10 PM
OMG! Solo traveling is the best! You can do what you want when you want. I have gone to Santa Fe, Moab (UT), traveled along the Blue Ridge Pkwy to Asheville, NC and the Smoky Mountains. I've taken a cruise to Alaska and although the scenery was beautiful, I honestly had the most fun on the ship, meeting new people at dinner every night. Went to France for 2 weeks in 2015 with 2 "friends" from work and that trip was horrible for me. (We are no longer friends because of it.) So by all means, go it alone! The only downside is having to pay the "single supplement", but sometimes it's worth it. BTW, I am 63!
03-21-2017 09:55 PM
I went here in November 2016 by myself and had a great time. The staff was so friendly and I met a lot of nice people from all over. I wish they had side trips though; I would have loved to go to Tombstone.
03-21-2017 09:50 PM
Actually, that's pretty good. I am more of a warm weather girl: Greek Islands, Italy, Morocco, Barcelona. SInce I am still working (not retired yet), I can dream!
Hope you make it to those places...I am free in the summers (education) if you are looking for a travel partner and I do have a humble abode near the coast of NC.
03-21-2017 08:57 PM
YES,BUT I WANT TO PERMANENTLY RELOCATE TO:ID,SE coastal AK,eastern WA,OR,WY,UT,MT,MO,TN,NC-and-"drop off the grid".Do a "walden type" existence.
What good Protestant woman wants to join me?RSVP !
Off shore,I'd like to visit Iceland[for the vulcanism],Solingen,Germany [for the knife works], Patagonia [for hunting/fishing/sailing],do a viking style sail from Scandinavia to North America.
Karl Bechler 585/367-2399, firstname.lastname@example.org western Finger Lakes of NY