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The Grand Adventure: Stats

The Grand Adventure: Stats

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STATS THUS FAR (UPDATED 8/22/2011 9am): I am HOME!

Days on Road: 74

Miles Traveled:17508

States (and Provinces) Covered: 39 states 1 province (MO,AR,TN,MS, LA, AL, FL, GA, SC, NC, VA, MD, PA, NY, MA, NH, ME, VT, ON, WV, OH, IN, KY, IL, IA, WI, MN, SD, WY, MT, ID, WA, OR, CA, NV, AZ, TX, NM, CO, KS )

I apologize for the slow updates of my last month of travel,I promise I will find the time to add the rest of my days in soon. Below is the total count for my trip. I enjoyed it immensely and learned a lot about myself, our national geology, and different types of caves while I was out and about. While I didn’t find the answers to the questions I sought, I did find a lot more questions to ask- and that is what it really is all about, isn’t it? Thank you to everyone who played a role in my trip- it means more to me that you will ever know!

Why & Where am I Going?

This is the Grand Adventure tour, of which I call “Caves, Waves & Future Paves”. Aptly named, as the goals of this 75 day tour are to: a) visit potential grad schools b)collect data, photos and other information from a broad spectrum of caves throughout the U.S. for my own research and c) to relax among the worlds wonders (including friends, family, mountains, canyons, geologic marvels and one of my personal favorite: coastlines). It will be a life changing and inspiring journey that I want to share with everyone so that they you also  feel empowered to travel to such wonderful places. I have long believed that the most successful education involves hands-on, in-person activities, and this is it! Starting out in Missouri I will be doing two loops: My Eastern loop, a short 3 day stop at home, and then my Western loop. (See Map Below)

The Grand Adventure approximate path. (Very generic)

May 8th, 2011 | 3 Comments

3 Responses to “The Grand Adventure: Stats”

  • 05/08/11

    Joey DiNapoli says:

    I’m getting stoked for your visit!

  • 05/16/11

    Desi Boozer, Jr says:

    Hey Nicole, Glad to see your trip going well, will continue to visit the site, and I’ll make sure Yulia does too!!!

    Take care, have fun :-)


      Nicole says:

      Thank you guys!!! Keep in touch, when I return we are overdue for some sushi and saki!

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