Author: ChasOnDaFly

  • Hiking Travelogue

    As a departure from the blog posts we used to publish that were chronological in nature, we are kicking off our new Travelogue by sharing some of our experiences and photos of the hikes we successfully completed in 2023. We made a concerted effort last year to be in better shape so we could enjoy…

  • Took some Pix on Route 66

    Hi everyone, welcome back to Part II of our summer travels in New Mexico. This chapter will be centric to our adventures in and around the famous Route 66 in Eastern New Mexico and a brief stay in Amarillo Texas.  We traveled on snippets of Route 66 when we were at Gallup and Grants in…

  • The Road to ALBQ-2022

    Welcome back to “ALWAYSONTHEFLY”. Deb and I made the decision early in our planning process that we were going to do something different this year. We spent the summer in New Mexico, using Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque as a launch pad for our travels. This season’s blogs will capture the daily adventures we…

  • Summer in the “Land of Enchantment”

      Yes, we are back! Actually, we never left but got very complacent in posting updates on our Travel Blog and providing any information about our travels in the past year.  Before we dive onto our sixth season of RV travel, we want to get you caught up and share this year’s adventures We are…

  • “Tierra de Encantamiento” (Land of Enchantment)

    Here we are in 2021, beginning our 5th season of being on the road and once again back to the “Land of Enchantment.” Last year we spent nearly 3 months in Albuquerque and became quite familiar with its surroundings. Deb and I were looking forward to revisiting some of our favorite spots here during our…

  • We’re Back in the Saddle, Again

    First of all, allow me to apologize for NOT finished last season’s blogs. We changed our plans several times due to the pandemic, dealt with some reservation cancellations, dodged the wildfires in California, yet still managed to see some family and friends and become Ninja Level Experts at social distancing. We did not go back…

  • Back to Yellowstone

    With the country under the siege of a pandemic and much of our travel plans back to Virginia altered, we made a major decision not to go to the East coast. While Deb and I were at Glacier we came up with an alternative travel route which would take us to a mix of places…

  • “Big Sky” Montana – Round 1

    Once again our time in western Yellowstone was spectacular and the more time we spend in this part of Idaho the more we love and appreciate it. I am confident it will be part of our travel plans in the future. So, we are back on the road and off to Montana. A short drive…

  • Back in the High Life Again

    With fresh memories of Cathedral Valley and Capitol Reef National Park still lingering, we were off to Wyoming and Idaho. Our drive on Utah Hwy 24 west took us through Loa, Sigurd then joined Utah Hwy 118 which passed I-70 near Salina where we took US Hwy 50 West near the community of Scipio &…

  • Colorado & Utah Off-roadin’

    After our extended stay at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque for over three months, Deb and I were chomping at the bit to get back on the road. Our plans to see more of New Mexico were put on hold as the COVID pandemic still had many state parks and ACOE (Army Corps of Engineer) campgrounds…