Highlights

whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I'm all set up at my home for the winter, the Maricopa County Parks. I usually rotate through Usery Mountain,... http://t.co/k93JJgAmSa
November 3, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Ugh, I never thought I would ever say the words, "My house is on a flatbed truck." On my way back to Albuquerque... http://t.co/lanLTyCnFW
October 30, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hello, Taos! (@ Taos Valley RV Park and Campground) http://t.co/KCJrGRhiOb
October 12, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spending the next five days at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta with 199 other Airstreams! http://t.co/BYl0i5SKPp
October 4, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
What an incredible summer! After two and a half months up in Canada, I'm back home in the good ol' U.S. of A. http://t.co/LZQGXTXB88
September 7, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hanging with Airstream friends at the Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefield http://t.co/yDNgjwR2oR
September 3, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just how remote is it up here? I had to turn around after realizing I wouldn't make it to the next gas station – almost 150 miles away.
August 18, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Today: filled up with gas three times, stopped at Tim Horton's twice, and locked myself out once. Just another day on the road!
August 17, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
After 17+ hours on the ferry and four+ hours of driving, I am thoroughly exhausted. Back in Nova Scotia for tonight. http://t.co/WqEny5FeGU
July 28, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spend summers in Canada and you get to learn about the humidex. Today it's 38°C. That's a heat index of 100°F. Newfoundlanders are melting.
July 26, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
On my way to France for the day! The island of Saint Pierre (and Miquelon) is officially a territory of... http://t.co/d7ZLlVUhZm
July 17, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
So today...I ate fishcakes and a partridgeberry sundae, saw hundreds of puffins, about 25 whales, and one moose. Yep, that about sums it up!
July 14, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I made it to Newfoundland with the Airstream!
July 7, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Onboard the MV Princess of Acadia for a three-hour shortcut across the Bay of Fundy from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia.
June 26, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
What a travel day! Mount Desert Island to Campobello Island to Deer Island to mainland. Staying right on the ocean! http://t.co/VOGjNkVPQk
June 22, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Downeast Maine: Blue Hill, Stonington, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somes Sound, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, Schoodic Point. Must sees!
June 18, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Farewell to Connecticut and its awesome towns and villages. Great time in Newtown, Mystic, Noank, and Stonington.
May 31, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Well, that was fun. Took a wrong turn avoiding NYC. Got pulled over by state trooper. Given police escort back to RV-legal road. Nightmare!
May 26, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
So glad I stopped at Assateague. I stayed in the state park, but the national park next door has campsites, too. Highly, highly recommend!
May 21, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Ranger to me: "Be sure to keep all food inside your vehicles. The wild horses will find anything you leave outside." Crazy!
May 18, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
See ya, OBX! My favorites were Ocracoke, Buxton, Avon, Waves, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Duck, and Corolla. On the road again!
May 18, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hey, guess what? Today, I officially started my 5th year on the road in a 160-sq-ft house on wheels. #Airstream #fulltimerv #mobileoffice
May 1, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Walking the Harbour Town Golf Links with the Tour pros here at the #rbcheritage this afternoon. Great day to be outside!
April 18, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Kind of embarrassed to admit I've never known of Florida's Hwy 30A. Grayton Beach, WaterColor, Seaside, Alys Beach, Rosemary Beach. Love it!
March 30, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spending the week on Sanibel Island with my entire family! I brought my own house. (@ Periwinkle Park And Campground) http://t.co/VGhx80c6qd
March 15, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
After 42 days in the Keys, I traded in my flip-flops and shorts for sweatshirts and heaters here in central Florida.
March 2, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Bahia Honda has some great beaches. Time for some snorkeling. Or should I go kayaking? @ Calusa Beach http://t.co/pPOTJXvj
February 9, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Worst thing about life on the road is constantly having to say goodbye to the great people I meet. #niceproblemtohave
January 14, 2013
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Back on dry land! Spent the week at Charleston Sailing School aboard two monohulls (Catalina 250 and Bavaria 44) and a Leopard 38 catamaran.
November 4, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
After a 6-hour sail, we're anchored off Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island for the night. @ Bohicket Creek http://t.co/4vAJ6iGT
November 3, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Bayfield, Wisconsin. Go there! Unless you don't like sailboats, islands, lakeshore, fresh fish, vineyards, or homemade apple pie.
September 11, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Alaska: 500 gallons of gas, 51 bears, 24 locations, 12 moose, six weeks, four ferries, one airplane, one train, one bus, and one Airstream!
July 20, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Apparently there are only 250 wood bison in B.C. I think I saw all 250 on my drive today. And they had the right of way every single time.
July 18, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just inside the B.C. border, I paid $7.00/gallon ($1.85/litre) for gas today. Those high U.S. prices aren't looking so high after all!
July 17, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Took a nice walk in the woods, carrying a bag, hitting a little white ball. Yukon done! Nunavut and Northwest Territories still to go...
July 15, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Dry camping in Denali National Park for three nights. (@ Riley Creek Campground) http://t.co/fJnDwP6i
July 10, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
How do you feel about a 90-minute, 120-mile flight in a twin Piper Navajo to 21,000 feet with oxygen masks to view Denali from above? Sold!
July 6, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Wow. This "commuter" train is the only way in to these remote cabins. They flag the train down, we stop, they get on.
July 6, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Success! Just before midnight, as it turned to dusk, the clouds cleared and Mt. McKinley (Denali) appeared. Very, very cool!
July 5, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Staying just down the road from the Palins.
July 1, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Of the 94,349 miles so far, the last 50 were some of the best! Yes, I took photos. I just have to take my roll of film in to get developed.
June 29, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
To drive from Alaska to -- well -- more Alaska, there are a few hundred miles through the Yukon. Some paved, some not.
June 27, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Apparently grizzlies don't like Touaregs. Out of nowhere, mama bear just charged me. Got within inches of my window. Changing boxers now.
June 25, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Another great sailing on the Inside Passage today. AMHS and its ferries were one incredible way to travel.
June 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I wonder if other travelers I repeatedly see have nicknames for me as I do for them. It's "the knitters" and "double denim" this morning.
June 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
In line to board M/V Malaspina to Haines. Yes, it's 5AM.
June 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Wow! The sailing to Juneau through the Frederick Sound was spectacular. Calm seas, icebergs, glaciers, humpback whales, porpoises, orcas.
June 21, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
D'you know where I'm going later today? That's right! Juneau. 8-hour sailing on the M/V Matanuska.
June 20, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
We're slalom sailing around these buoys in the aptly named Wrangall Narrows.
June 18, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Alaska, the 49th state in the Union, is officially my 49th state in the Airstream.
June 13, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Wish I would have taken a photo of the line of people looking in the Airstream windows as I passed through U.S. Customs.
June 12, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Excited! The next leg of my Airstream journey: the Alaska Marine Highway System, a ferry through the Inside Passage. Next stop: Ketchikan.
June 12, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
From here to Alaska by air or sea: 26 miles. From here to Alaska by something other than air or sea: 1,145 miles. Crazy!
June 6, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Best thing about not having a plan is that I can change my route whenever. Took a detour over to Prince Rupert to find some "warm" weather.
June 5, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Oh, it's starting to get good! In just five minutes, I drove past one medium black bear, one giant black bear, and one small grizzly bear.
June 5, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Total "Konami" drive along the Cariboo (yes, Cariboo) Highway today: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right. And it's just the start.
June 2, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Border patrol agent thinking I live in a house in South Dakota: "So, you're driving 8,000 miles for a vacation. Make that make sense to me."
June 1, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Taking my home for a drive...to Alaska! http://t.co/ePzt7kUf
May 31, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Directions to Cape Flattery: Drive to the middle of nowhere. Keep going another hour. Turn Airstream around in woods. Hike ½ mile to ocean.
May 11, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Totally unplanned and totally worth it! Did the Cape Flattery Trail today. It's the most northwestern point in the contiguous United States.
May 11, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
See the Hoh Rain Forest. ✔ See Ruby Beach. ✔ See Rialto Beach. ✔ See La Push Second Beach. ✔ This whole Olympic NP thing is impressive.
May 10, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Three years in a 160 sq.ft. home on wheels. Three years! 90k miles, 365 locations, 48 states, 10 provinces. Best. Decision. Ever. #Airstream
May 5, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Sunshine today! Depoe Bay, Newport historical bay front, Yaquina, Nye Beach, Otter Crest, Devil's Punch Bowl, Boiler Bay... A-m-a-z-i-n-g.
May 4, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Watching for whales out my window while I work @ Sea & Sand RV Park http://t.co/nWBirhLJ
May 4, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Lunch at #Airstream food cart @carteblanchePDX. Flight over NW Oregon in friends' Cirrus @rivetedblog. Steak from @zupans. Incredible day!
April 30, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
On a one-man mission to meet every single Airstream owner out there. Loving the vagabond life.
April 23, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Oregon: a magical place of espresso stands, craft beers, golf courses, wineries, snow-capped peaks. And no sales tax! #topfivestates
April 20, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Directions to heaven. Get to Bodega Bay. Turn at the taffy place. Go past the marina, around the peninsula, up the hill. You can't miss it.
April 5, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Cambria, Carmel. Congratulations! You are on my list of favorite beach towns. Love 'em!
March 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
One of the best drives: Santa Barbara to Monterey (especially San Simeon to Big Sur) along the Pacific Coast Highway. http://t.co/AtfLMtXb
March 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Stayed right on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific last night. Campground barely visible in this photo. Awesome! http://t.co/EvcJw8TE
March 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Well hello, Pacific! It's been far too long--a couple years. The views from Highway 101 are well worth the chaotic drive.
March 22, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
On the road again! A quick trip to the Phoenix area turned into a 3-month stay. Today I head towards the Pacific. Tonight's stop: who knows!
March 10, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Did some off-road driving in the AZ desert. Crazy cool! The required OHV permit includes combinations to a locked gate. http://t.co/JuR6AVgh
January 24, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Umm, yeah, public laundromats. And the typical people of the public laundromats. Not so much.
January 21, 2012
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Took a "shortcut" today. On the Apache Trail. Google it. 22 of its 42 miles is dirt. Most of it: no guardrails. All of it: insanely scenic.
December 17, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hanging out at a biker bar while the Airstream gets repaired. Just another day on the road.
December 5, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Remind me to never do that again. Got caught in a whiteout blizzard. At 7000 feet. At night. With ice. Had to feel my way down the pass.
November 30, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Arches National Park. Wow! I so wish a snow storm wasn't heading my way or I'd stay all week. Incredible views!
November 30, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
The Touareg has brand new tires (3rd set) and brakes (2nd set). Heading towards Moab today. Over the Rockies first.
November 29, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
30-some years ago, my dad took me flying. Today, I returned the favor. In Colorado. Along the Rockies. Awesome!
November 23, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I decided to spend another night at Palo Duro Canyon. It is the absolute definition of a jewel in the rough. Pictures coming soon.
November 15, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Texas BBQ: Salt Lick in Driftwood -- A+. Smitty's in Lockhart -- A+. Cooper's in Llano -- A-.
November 12, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
For those wondering why I'm hanging out in Arkansas: g-o-l-f. As of today, I've played a round of golf in every state but Alaska and Hawaii.
November 4, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Success! Drove the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, minus a little detour in VA because the bridge was out. "Top 3 Drive" in US!
October 31, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Saw some new referrers to my site. Decided to investigate. Found an article all about me on Airstream's web site. Cool! http://t.co/Hj2Jyfa3
October 27, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Is there any city farmers' market better than the Reading Terminal Market? I don't think so. I could spend all day grazing here. All. Day.
October 21, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Love these types of days. Left Rhode Island this morning. Heading south/southwest, with no plan. Going where the road takes me.
October 20, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I'm at the top of Mt. Washington. Highest wind ever recorded by man here: 231 mph. Uhhh, I believe it.
October 9, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Church St. Marketplace outdoor office today: "people watching, Facebook app writing, live street music listening" life. And life is good!
September 30, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Check out some photos (and even a quick video) of my time spent with the floatplanes at Vermont Wings. http://t.co/6rwEUM3w
September 27, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Camera in hand. Strapped into airplane. Head hanging out window. 500 feet in the air. Photo shoot with two floatplanes. Best. Morning. Ever.
September 27, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Life plan: Get FAA-certified to fly floatplanes (done!); Search America for place to keep Airstream & floatplane on property (in progress).
September 24, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
What an awesome day! Ate some great local food and did some easy hiking at Shelburne Farms. Then flew the Cub seaplane on Lake Champlain.
September 17, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spent the AM with the guys at Vermont Wings and Heros Aviation. Getting my seaplane "merit badge" in a J-3 Cub. http://t.co/2fEeD1g
September 14, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Lake Champlain at my feet. Adirondacks across the way. Hip college town down the road. Local produce galore. Québec so close. I'm home!
September 13, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
That. Was. Awesome. Soared in a Schleicher ASK-21 glider for about 45 minutes. Got up to 5200'. Even took the controls for a while. #NewJoy
August 31, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hiding from another woman--this one's named Irene. Making a big U-turn and heading towards central New York...I think.
August 26, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Adirondack chairs, log cabins, lakes, mountains, trendy food, fly fishing, golf courses, skiing. NW Montana? Nope. Lake Placid, NY. I like!
August 25, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Today: Glacier Nat'l Park. Highlights: niece sledding--yes, sledding--down snow bank, mountain goats, big horn sheep, hanging with my sis.
August 2, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Anyone see a plane buzzing around downtown Chicago and the lakeshore tonight? Yeah, that was me. "Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?"
July 8, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just got a Juror Summons. From South Dakota. There doesn't seem to be a checkbox for "I don't live here. I live in a van down by the river."
June 19, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I have arrived at Alumapalooza 2011 at the Airstream HQ in OH. Seeing everyone I have met in my travels. And making new friends! Loving it!
June 2, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Didn't plan on it at all, but so glad I drove through Great Smoky Mountains National Park today. Reminds me of being back in the Rockies.
May 30, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Two years ago this week, I moved into my Airstream to live full time. Two years! 65,000 miles, 47 states, 10 provinces, and one good life.
May 10, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Uhhhh. Power is out here. Went outside to check breaker. Turned around to see big ol' black bear right behind me!! I yelled. It ran. I ran.
May 9, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Finally! After five months of trying to see one, I am just feet away from four enormous manatees. Such a lazy, gentle creature. Very cool!
May 2, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I've determined I pretty much like any town with "Key" in its name. Today it's Longboat Key, Lido Key, Bird Key and Siesta Key. Sarasota, FL
April 30, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
So. Much. Fun. The ride in the 1956 Dehavilland Otter seaplane to/from Dry Tortugas was awesome! Saw hundreds and hundreds of sea turtles.
April 18, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Having pizza and a Yuengling at the world famous No Name Pub on Big Pine Key. Tasty!
April 10, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Heading to the Keys!
March 20, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Liftoff of Discovery! Crowd is cheering. Amazing experience! Childhood dream just came true! Photos just don't do it justice.
February 24, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
So that's what it's like to get hit on by a 65-year-old woman at the grocery store.
January 15, 2011
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Some serious story telling Airstreamers here: former bush pilot in Alaska, official photographer for Kennedy/Johnson, Oscar winner... #fb
December 18, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Looking out Airstream window. Pretty certain I just saw SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral. So cool! Big ol' smile!
December 8, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I know I won't get any sympathy, but brrrrrrrr. Temps in the 20s in Florida is not what I had in mind.
December 6, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
The last three hours will definitely be going into a book someday: a bus, three wheels, an ATM in the ghetto, and lessons learned.
November 30, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Happy to have photo and story featured in "Airstream Life" magazine article about location independent professionals known as "technomads."
November 23, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Tolls: $2. Entrance to Sea Pines: $5. Gas: $6. Driving 40 minutes to take photos of ocean, but forgetting memory card at home: priceless.
November 17, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Living in campgrounds, I am reminded every day you can't judge a book by its cover. And by cover, I mean mullet.
November 15, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Charleston, SC. King Street. Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! So glad I took a shower before coming down here. Seriously cool here!
November 13, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Boarding free ferry to Ocracoke Island in gale force winds. What am I thinking?
November 7, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I KNEW I jinxed myself. Totally got stuck in the sand. Good Samaritans had to pull me out with tow rope. Lesson learned!
November 7, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hanging with Orville and Wilbur in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
November 6, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Love random eateries. Just had THE best burger in about a year. Slab (and I mean a slab) of gorgonzola. Punk’s Backyard Grill in Annapolis.
November 2, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
First test of patience? Campsite has 2 unmarked drains: 1 for sewer and 1 for water. Guess what happened when I dumped sewer into wrong one.
October 31, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Guess what I'm doing tomorrow? Going to show and tell. That's right! Taking the Airstream to a middle school to talk about life on the road.
October 21, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Found a slice of heaven outside "Baw Hawbuh" Maine. Views of bay, Cadillac Mountain, and biplanes. Off to explore Acadia National Park.
October 20, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
61 days, 20 campgrounds, three islands, and one unforgettable journey to Canada. Plan to return to the U.S. today. Maine, to be exact.
October 19, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Now that's what I'm talking about! Spent the afternoon chatting with the locals over homemade pea soup, sandwiches, and banana bread.
October 16, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
OK, the people of Newfoundland are incredibly gracious. But that accent! It's like a Scottish/Irish/Somethingish brogue with peanut butter.
October 15, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland! Oh so nice!
October 15, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Made it! Incredibly smooth crossing to Newfoundland. Man, what an old ferry, though. Time zone is fun. Half hour ahead of Atlantic.
October 14, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just a few more days and I am off to Newfoundland! Found room on the ferry. No Airstream. Just hotels. Or hostels. Or random couches.
October 11, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Have to find some turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy today! It is Canadian Thanksgiving Day.
October 11, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hmmpf! Trying to get to an island (Newfoundland) is tough when the ferry breaks down. I may have to return to the U.S. Patiently waiting...
October 7, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just reached 50,000 miles with the Touareg and Airstream combo!
October 6, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
If Vermont and California got together and had a kid, they would name it Cape Breton. Of course the kid would speak Gaelic. Photos soon!
October 3, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Halifax, Nova Scotia. Nice little downtown along Barrington and Argyle streets. Checked out Citadel today, too. Very interesting!
October 1, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Totally feel like an immigrant. Just got off the boat, no "real" job, looking for a meal and a place to spend the night with the Airstream.
September 27, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
On board ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia. http://twitpic.com/2sl78b
September 27, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
GPS took me to wrong national park on Prince Edward Island. Ended up at Green Gables, famous for L.M. Montgomery's, Anne of Green Gables.
September 22, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spent the afternoon in the Bay of Fundy at Hopewell Rocks, home of the highest tides in the world (over 40 feet). I was there at low tide.
September 21, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Never, in a million years, did I think I would ever seek out a place with a golf course...and a trailer park.
September 20, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Awesome drive along the Saint Lawrence River today. Au revoir, Quebec. In New Brunswick now. Weird to be in Atlantic Daylight Time, EDT+1.
September 19, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Détente dans le Vieux-Québec. Jambon et fromage sur le croissant. Musique en direct. Les belles femmes. Magnifique!
September 17, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Centre-ville de Montréal aujourd'hui. Cool? Oui! Sexy? Certainement. Vieux-Montréal demain.
September 14, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Found a place to hang for the day. People watching, sipping cappuccino at a coffee shop in "The Beaches" neighbourhood in Toronto.
September 9, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Which was more fun? Driving through flooded streets, getting lost, almost backing into tree, or cold shower because of broken water heater.
September 2, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
New plan. Golf all 50 states PLUS 13 Canadian provinces and territories. 37/50 and 2/13 of the way there! Next stop -- Saskatchewan.
August 27, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Left Banff today. Thinking of naming my first child Banff. Or Louise, if it's a boy.
August 27, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Whoa! Ground underneath hitch post gave way, and Airstream lurched forward -- with me on the toilet! Hilariously not funny. Lesson learned.
August 24, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Staying next to long-haired, full body tattooed, shirtless, former meth dealer turned drug counselor, hippie motorcycle rider from Oregon.
August 3, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Staying at a campground I have been to before. Manager gave me big hug and asked how her cutie Kyle has been. So nice she remembered me!
August 1, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
A huge thanks to Larry, Tom, and the guys at Cushing Field near Chicago. I will definitely be back to fly and camp out!
July 29, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Down in campground storm cellar with crying babies and barking dogs. Waiting out possible tornado.
June 26, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I am officially a "resident" of South Dakota. Mailing address, driver's license, voter registration all in Rapid City. Next: license plates.
June 4, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Crazy hail/rain in Yellowstone! Sylvan Pass was most treacherous drive with Airstream yet. Formidable is word that comes to mind. Wow!
June 1, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Figures. Turned off the GPS because I "know" where to go. Missed my turn big time. U-turn in Yellowstone.
June 1, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Took the Airstream up and over Cameron Pass in Colorado. Elevation: 10,276 feet. Snow everywhere! http://twitpic.com/1sndje
May 30, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Having lunch at trendy burger bar in Steamboat Springs. Sitting next to 2 cowboys, a vet, 2 cowgirls -- all in full formal ranch attire.
May 26, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I have now driven every mile of Highway 1! Stretch from San Simeon to Carmel today was incredible. Still has my vote as best highway in US.
May 16, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Dude keeps staring at me. Finally get out of car to gently ask why. Get closer. Realize it is cardboard cutout of some unknown actor. LMAO!
May 15, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I can't tell you how satisfying it is to live 100% off solar energy. Nothing but sun power for the past three days! Love it!
May 14, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Everyone should spend some time at a Walmart near Compton. It's good for the soul! Long story how I ended up there!
May 7, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just had the best homemade meal in the Airstream. Neighbors at the campground brought me over pasta and salad. So good and so nice of them!
May 2, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
One whole year of full-timing it in the Airstream!
May 1, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Thanks everyone! Having celebratory dinner at La Valencia in La Jolla. Duck confit, sea bass, and creme brûlée. http://twitpic.com/1iipq7
April 25, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Folks, this is your captain speaking. For my birthday, I went out and got myself a pilot's license! Just passed the checkride! So excited!
April 24, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Four brand new tires on the Touareg. Next up, four brand new tires on the Airstream. First time ever buying a whole new set of tires. Crazy!
April 16, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Wind calm. Sky clear. Altimeter 3009. Taking my first solo flight as pilot away from Gillespie Field. Wish me luck!!!
February 13, 2010
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Uhhh, my campground neighbor is passed out on the pavement. The paramedics are holding a bottle of vodka. Yes, it is 1:54 in the afternoon.
December 9, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Spending the night at a truck stop. Some woman just called me sweetheart and wanted to sell me something.
November 7, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Hilarious! Surrounded by group of Harleys. Thought I was in trouble. Just wanted to ask me questions about Airstream/Touareg combo.
November 7, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Mental note: make sure dump station isn't clogged before attempting to dump black water tanks. Yeah, you can imagine the fun result!
November 2, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just realized it's been exactly six months of living in the Airstream. Wow!
November 1, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Still thinking about that succulent prime rib I had at Smitty's Market today. Yes, I said succulent.
October 27, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
To the Blue Angels doing practice maneuvers over the Airstream this morning, thank you for the wake up call. Actually very cool!
October 20, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Very scenic! Who knew?
October 17, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Going outside to have a "friendly discussion" with a trucker who blocked me in overnight. If I don't return, I am somewhere in Jersey.
October 17, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Woodstock, Vermont. At a loss for words. It is that nice. What a great find! Hmmm, maybe I can live in a place with snow.
October 12, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
The people along the WV/PA border have been incredibly gracious! With that said, what a depressing area hit hard by the economy.
October 1, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
I'll admit it. That last place freaked me out a little. I woke up and drove down the road to find a better place... - http://bkite.com/0bZvK
September 19, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just blew a tire on the Airstream heading down I-5! Luckily I have two axles. Waiting for some help from Progressive Roadside Assistance.
September 14, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
The Airstream met a cement wall today. And the cement wall won. Go figure! Trip to the Ohio factory for some minor repair work.
September 10, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Remind me to never, ever drive any part of Highway 1 at night. What a brutally tough drive!
September 9, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just ate best fish and chips ever. Seriously. Ever. Place called The Crazy Norwegian in Port Orford, Oregon. http://bit.ly/1g8y4j
September 6, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Just walked outside to get the morning paper - in my boxers. Uh oh, turning into trailer trash...
September 2, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Eating dinner at Mo's on the beach with view of Haystack Rock (from "The Goonies") right in front of me! http://twitpic.com/fsbrj
August 29, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Actually used Twittter Nearby to figure out I am smack dab in the middle of #hoodtocoast relay. Crazy busy here on Oregon coast!
August 29, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
With the Airstream below deck, I am on board the ferry to Victoria, reading the Vancouver Sun newspaper. Very cool experience, I must say.
August 11, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Bought some fresh salmon at Public Market in Vancouver. Very cool place! http://bit.ly/18d7xd
August 9, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Wow! Little nerve racking. Customs grilled me, detained me, and searched EVERYTHING I had. For over an hour! Lady next to me got arrested.
August 8, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Officially strangest place to spend night. Boondocking along shores of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dam. - http://bkite.com/09GqW
July 17, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Drinking some Madeira from Napa at a rest area just across the Oregon border. - http://bkite.com/09EcZ
July 15, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
My home is in the shop. Replacing wheel bearings, fixing hitch, fixing batteries, and mounting solar panel to roof. Reached 10,000 miles!
July 14, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Left Carmel and Monterey. Heading up Hwy 1 along coastline through Frisco up to wine country. Quite possibly most scenic road in America!
July 11, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Yosemite! Speechless. Words cannot describe my amazement! Going back again tomorrow. Without the Airstream. Simply exhausting.
July 3, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Always fun to dump waste tanks as a random neighbor is cooking bacon and eggs 10 feet away. Awkward!
July 3, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Going to stay in the Park City area for a while because it is just that cool!
June 28, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Nicest owner ever. Within 5 minutes, he said, "We need to get you a wife!" - http://bkite.com/08LMq
June 21, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Ha! Parked in empty parking lot at mall, bought #iPhone, ate lunch at #Chick-fil-A, returned to #Airstream absolutely 100% boxed in by cars!
June 20, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Why do so many random people come up to me and ask, "How much one of those things run ya?"
June 18, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Anyone else ever use a coffee bean grinder from the AC outlet in a Touareg because the Airstream batteries died overnight?
June 3, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
Enormous drunk guy screamed and yelled at me for blocking his driveway. Wow was he mad - and drunk.
May 23, 2009
whereiskylenowKyle Bolstad
@whereiskylenow:
The trucker parked next to me just told me I was "styling and profiling". I just locked my door.
May 18, 2009