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STATE 05: RHODE ISLAND

YES, OUT-OF-TOWN TOURISTS (INCLUDING US) ARE PARTAKING IN THE SORT OF BIZARRE ACTIVITY OF WALKING BY MANSIONS IN AWE, PEERING THROUGH THE GATES AND WONDERING, “WHAT THE HELL IS IT LIKE TO LIVE IN THERE?"

A FEW OLDER MANSIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS MUSEUMS, CHARGING PEOPLE TO FIND OUT WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE AS A RICH PERSON. BEING ON THE TIGHTEST OF BUDGETS IMAGINABLE, WE DIDN’T EXACTLY PAY TO GET IN…

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STATE 04: MASSACHUSETTS

AFTER A COUPLE NIGHTS SPENT IN CABELA’S PARKING LOT IN HUDSON, MA, WE WERE PRETTY EXCITED AND SLIGHTLY ANXIOUS TO GET TO BOSTON, OUR FIRST “MAJOR” CITY STOP ON THE TOUR. AFTER SETTING UP CAMP AN HOUR OUTSIDE THE CITY, WE PARKED ON THE OUTSKIRTS AND WALKED ACROSS THE CHANNEL WHERE THE BOSTON TEA PARTY PROTEST HAPPENED IN 1173, “NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION!”

THIS IS GOING TO TURN INTO A HISTORY LESSON, ISN’T IT?…

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STATE O2: MAINE

LEAVING VERMONT, WE HEADED EAST INTO THE WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST NEAR THE STATE LINE OF MAINE. WITHOUT ANOTHER CAR IN SIGHT, WE STOPPED THE TRUCK AND TRAILER ALONGSIDE THE WILD RIVER AND ROLLED OUR WINDOWS DOWN TO BASK IN THE FRESH MOUNTAIN AIR. WITH BIRDS SINGING ALL AROUND US AND THE RIVER FLOWED PEACEFULLY PAST US, WE WERE IMMERSED IN A MOMENT OF NATURE AT ITS FINEST.

IN A WORLD WITH A BILLION MOVING PIECES AND CONSTANT NOISE ALL AROUND US, THERE AREN’T MANY OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR DAY-TO-DAY LIVES TO PAUSE AND BE ONE WITH OUR WORLD, BUT THIS, THIS WAS ONE OF THEM…

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