Author: Paul and Lisa

Introducing: Road Tripping in America, our book

Introducing: Road Tripping in America, our book

We’ve been hinting at this for, well, almost a year, and now we’ve finally done it: we’ve written a book. You should read it. It’s called Road Tripping in America: Short Stories from a Long Road Trip, and we’re thrilled to have it available right now on Amazon. …

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Wow, what a year. Thanks for joining us! We hope your holiday travel plans go as smooth as the white sands of New Mexico.

Happy Thanksgiving 2012!

Happy Thanksgiving 2012!

Well, this is the blog’s second Thanksgiving. Last year, we jumped on a plane in Phoenix and flew to Wisconsin. This year, we’re doing the drive from Trumansburg to Wisconsin. We’ve got CoCoVan filled with bottles of our local, Finger Lakes wine (and some French …

Happy Labor Day 2012!

Happy Labor Day 2012!

We’re hoping everyone has a great Labor Day trip in progress today (or at least some enjoyable rest and relaxation). We’re back in the Midwest bouncing around between friends and family. Next weekend we head to London! We can’t wait.

Grand Tetons Photography: Easier Than We Thought

Grand Tetons Photography: Easier Than We Thought

There are so many awesome photos of the Grand Tetons. They’re amazing mountains. And then there are the ones with that barn, that perfectly shaped and aged bar in the foreground. Others have snow and fog and buffalo as well. There are a lot of …

Monument Valley Navajo Park Campground is Closed. Now Update Your Website!

Monument Valley Navajo Park Campground is Closed. Now Update Your Website!

One of the toughest things to deal with on the trip is outdated information. We have this camping guidebook from 2007, and its prices are sometimes off by a factor of 3x (ahem, California), sometimes still spot-on. It’s still useful when we don’t have internet …

We have framed prints for sale!

We have framed prints for sale!

We’ve uploaded a few of our favorite photos to CafePress so we can sell prints. Take a look at the Driving Inertia Store — we’ll be adding more photos as we continue to travel and continue to sort through all the thousands of photos we’ve …

Photos of Rhyolite, Nevada, Death Valley’s Best Ghost Town

Photos of Rhyolite, Nevada, Death Valley’s Best Ghost Town

Rhyolite was a boom town thanks to a successful gold mine. A series of uncontrollable financial disasters led the town to ruin though the mine wasn’t depleted until the late ’90s. Many of the original buildings were moved to new towns. Others were stripped of their precious …

Top Posts of 2011 on DrivingInertia.com

Top Posts of 2011 on DrivingInertia.com

We’re jumping on the year-end nostalgia conga line even though we’ve only been travelling full time for the last three months. We have, however, been blogging for all of 2011. Here’s what was popular. Top 3 Topics of 2011 The Biosphere 2 gallery post. Damn, …

Katherine Landing: A Hawaiian Port Town In The Middle Of The Desert

Katherine Landing: A Hawaiian Port Town In The Middle Of The Desert

After the burro-filled main street of Oatman, AZ and a 10-mile stint on a dirt road through the mountains, the last thing we expected to find was a harbor town, but that’s exactly what was waiting for us at Katherine Landing, located near the south …

Biosphere 2 is Dying

Biosphere 2 is Dying

If you grew up when we grew up, chances are you learned about the Biosphere 2 project in science class. Maybe you even read about it in Ranger Rick magazine. It was a hugely ambitious project — recreate the earth (aka Biosphere 1) so that people could …

Our Journey So Far

Our Journey So Far

If you missed it yesterday afternoon, check out Lisa’s itinerary of what we’ve done and where we’ve been so far. It’s right up there, in the nav at the top, Track Our Journey. It’s been a bear because of all the false-starts and the every-growing …