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Hittin’ the Road

David and I packed up and left San Francisco last Sunday. We’re moving east and spending the summer in Charleston, SC with my parents before embarking on an international trip. So we decided to spend a few weeks exploring the US on the way home

Researching, as I do before any trip, I found we could rent a fire lookout from the park service. Post Creek Lookout sounded divine on the www.recreation.gov website.

Post Creek Lookout

It was. Except that it was a 100 mile round-trip detour off the highway that involved a rock-slide strewn, 13-mile dirt road winding past steep cliffs which my ’98 Volvo, ladened with our possessions, only just managed. But for $43 a night…the view was hard to beat.

Post Creek Lookout 2

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