August 2016
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  • Day3

    PA

    August 15, 2016 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 72 °F

    After driving 16 hours today, we finally made it to our first destinarion -- Mitch's parents in PA. We could tell we were getting closer to home a few hours before arriving when we stopped at the first Sheetz spotted and saw Yuegling and Tastykakes.

    1600 miles and 28 hours logged in the truck so far.Read more

  • Day2

    Alabama hotel overnight pitstop

    August 14, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 84 °F

    After 12 hours on the road, including a detour around Louisiana's flooded I-10, we stopped for a recharge in Birmingham, Alabama. Fortunately there was one double parking spot left for the Penske truck to squeeze into.

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    Our Houston Home

    August 13, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 93 °F

    After living in Texas for 7 years, it was sad to leave so many great friends and memories, but exciting to start something new! How better to start our new adventure than a quality road trip together with all of our junk packed in the back of a 26 foot diesel Penske truck. Thank you Shell for our first jobs, our first time meeting each other, and the sweet trucker gear!

    Fun Facts:
    The Penske horn is almost as intimidating as a Honda Civic.

    The truck is governed at 71mph. Averaged 9mpg over the trip.
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