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How to Camp for Free: Where to Find Dispersed Campsites

Want to camp for free? Feeling adventurous? This comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know about wild camping!

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How to Camp for Free: Essential Gear for Dispersed Camping

A comprehensive list of gear and supplies to help you enjoy your wild camping experience!

Astrophotography - shots of the night sky & Milky Way · California · Camping · Photography · Southwest · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Night Sky Photography: Shots of the Moon, Stars, and Milky Way

The first installment in a series of posts filled with pictures of the stars, moon, and galaxies, taken during our recent road trip through California.

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How to Take a Cross Country Road Trip for less than $100

Take Back Roads presents our comprehensive guide on how to take an excellent cross country road trip on a tight budget!

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Driving Scenic Byways in an Antique Car

Two guys drive a 1969 Porsche 911 Convertible cross country, camping and collecting stories as they navigate their way along America’s scenic byways and historic highways

Camping · Ride Back Roads

Motorcycle Camping: Tools, Equipment and Gear every biker needs to have

Have you ever taken an overnight trip on your motorcycle?  In particular, have you ever gone motorcycle camping?  If you ride a motorcycle – and especially are interested in taking long and cheap trips on your bike – it’s definitely time to expand your experience into the world of motorcycle camping.  It’s a fantastic combination… Continue reading Motorcycle Camping: Tools, Equipment and Gear every biker needs to have

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Astrophotography 3: Mountainside Camping in Big Sur

During a California camping road trip, the author happens upon one of the greatest campsites in America

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Where the Pavement Ends

There is a place where the pavement ends… where civilization and the impact of humanity falls away, where nature finally begins…

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Night Sky Photography Gear: Essential equipment for photographing the Milky Way

Take Back Roads presents our comprehensive guide to all of the gear you need for excellent Night Sky Photography

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How to Photograph the Milky Way: the Basic Steps to Night Photography

Take Back Roads presents this comprehensive guide to night sky photography, including simple instructions, useful equipment and phone apps, composition and location and advice, with plenty of example photographs!