Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dark and kinda scary

The trek from Williams Lake to Prince George began as I stowed the charging cables with enough juice in the battery to give us about a 25 mile reserve at the end of the 150 mile trip. Our ETA at … Continue reading

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Go north young man and dog!

Yep, we’re going to Alaska! The clear route North is through Prince George, but getting there from Kamloops in an electric vehicle is the challenge. WWW.plugshare.com says there’s a public charger in Williams Lake. Most of the drive to Williams … Continue reading

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Border crossing

Instead of taking us through Vancouver, as I had expected, Tesla’s Navigation feature directed us through lovely country roads so as to avoid Vancouver traffic. I didn’t realize it, but these smaller border crossing sites are often not 24 hour … Continue reading

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Model S-ing in Seattle

Our trip took us through Seattle, and as we entered the Cascades the 100 degree temps of the past few days gave way to comfortable 80s. Yes! As a bonus, the place wasn’t on fire. We toured the town from … Continue reading

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Westward ho!

From Boise our trek took us west towards a city by the coast. As with most other western states, Idaho saw  a number of forest fires in this dry year. Camp this evening took place in a KOA campground in … Continue reading

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Boise, post-celebration

As if the supercharger party wasn’t enough, the people of Boise had even more hospitality in store for Papafox and Iceman. Directly from the party I headed over to a dinner invitation at the home of longtime friends Leslie and … Continue reading

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The great Boise supercharger celebration

The departure Papafox and Iceman from Nevada to points north depended upon the opening of the Boise supercharger. I had friends up there to visit, and I wanted to meet the Tesla owners from a location where the car still hasn’t … Continue reading

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