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Old September 12th, 2008, 19:04   #1
chuckdv
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Last year, to celebrate my retirement, I hopped on Route 66 in downtown Chicago and traveled solo to Las Vegas where my wife flew in to meet me.
Here is the blog I kept: http://66andbeyond.blogspot.com/

Only averaged 38MPG with my 2005 Jetta TDI, mostly because of my roof rack which generated quite a bit of wind resistance.

Otherwise, a joy to drive.
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Old September 12th, 2008, 21:39   #2
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Very Nice. The wife and I have talked about doing that for years and maybe will one day. I've been through all the areas you visited and there is nothing more beautiful.

Great blog!
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Old September 13th, 2008, 07:53   #3
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That's real beautiful! I gotta jump on that road someday. Amazing photos.
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