Doggo Blogo Travel Timeline

July, 2021

June, 2021

  • 27 June

    Pip the Giraffe

    Pip the Giraffe

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ …And One Day a Giraffe Appeared… While driving US1 like I always do, I noticed this new Giraffe statue and thought it was cool. Then, later on, I saw the giraffe again, but this time dressed and all ready for Summer. Now …

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October, 2019

  • 6 October

    Bunnyhenge 🐰

    Bunnyhenge

    ~ Last updated on Jul 12, 2021 ~ When I said I went down a rabbit hole looking for more “Henges”, this was NOT what I was expecting to find! This is clearly the most important and most significant of all the different henges of the world!! Claribel insists on …

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July, 2019

  • 24 July

    Patsy Cline Memorial Crash Site

    Patsy Cline Memorial Crash Site

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:The Wooldridge Monuments

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  • 24 July

    Metropolis – My 2nd Visit

    Metropolis, Illinois

    ~ Last updated on Jul 25, 2021 ~ Home of Superman The first time I visited Metropolis, I only knew about the Giant Superman Statue. Later on, I realized that there were other places I missed and wanted to go back to visit. Upon reaching Metropolis, you will be greeted …

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  • 24 July

    The Wooldridge Monuments

    Wooldridge Monuments

    ~ Last updated on Jul 1, 2021 ~ The World’s Largest Non-Moving Cemetery Procession …Or as some refer to it, “The Strange Procession Which Never Moves“. The Wooldridge Monuments were built for Colonel Henry G. Wooldridge, to commemorate his family members and loved ones. I normally do not take pictures …

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  • 24 July

    The Massive Kryptonite

    Massive Kryptonite

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ Claribel decided to test out the Kryptonite to see if she might be related to Krypto the Superdog. I told her to go ahead and see, so she jumped up on the giant green rock to check. She was standing up there …

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  • 24 July

    Noel Neill – The Real Lois Lane

    Lois Lane Statue

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ “The 1st Lady of Metropolis” The fact that this statue was not on an actual Lois Lane, I feel, is a missed opportunity for a funny address location, but i digress… Who Knew Lois Lane was Actually a Batman Fan?!? You Might …

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  • 24 July

    Giant Superman Statue

    Giant Superman Statue

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ The Man of SteelKrypton’s Last Son You Might Also Like:Metropolis - My 2nd VisitNoel Neill - The Real Lois LaneThe Massive Kryptonite

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  • 24 July

    The Metropolis Planet

    The Metropolis Planet

    ~ Last updated on Jul 24, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:Noel Neill - The Real Lois LaneMetropolis - My 2nd Visit

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  • 23 July

    Little Grand Canyon Trail

    Little Grand Canyon Trail

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ A Great Hiking Location for Sure! I remember this area being a very wonderful place to hike around… other than the huge mosquitoes that is! I tried going down to the canyon area but hit a watery area and didn’t feel like …

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  • 23 July

    Home of The Big Bike

    The Big Bike

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ I’d Give You a Penny to Ride That Farthing! …Another great find while taking the back roads! As far as I know, this is the World’s Largest Penny-Farthing Bike. If you know of one that’s bigger, please let me know in the …

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  • 23 July

    Chuck Berry Statue

    Chuck Berry Statue

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:The Wooldridge MonumentsThomas Jefferson ~ Original Grave Marker & Statue

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  • 23 July

    Bald Knob Cross of Peace

    Bald Knob Cross of Peace

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~

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  • 22 July

    Amelia Earhart Earthwork

    Amelia Earhart Earthworkk

    ~ Last updated on Jul 16, 2021 ~ If you weren’t looking for it, and didn’t know what this was, you’d probably just think it looks like a weird garden area. That’s what my thoughts were when I was here. Not really sure what I expected to really see from …

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  • 22 July

    The International Forest of Friendship

    The International Forest of Friendship

    ~ Last updated on Jul 18, 2021 ~ This was a very nice and spacious park to walk and explore. However, I was here specifically to see an earthwork which was located on the grounds of this location. You Might Also Like:Truckhenge at Lessman FarmAmelia Earhart EarthworkWorld’s Largest WrenValley Falls' …

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  • 22 July

    Valley Falls’ Steeple & Woodworker Shrine

    Valley Falls Steeple

    ~ Last updated on Jul 16, 2021 ~ …The Reason I Travel the Back Roads I had absolutely no idea this was even located here. So many cool things I have randomly stumbled across all thanks to travelling the back roads when I can. As I am going down the …

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  • 22 July

    Truckhenge at Lessman Farm

    Truckhenge

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ This is actually a 2 for 1 Henge location. Lessman Farm is well known for having Truckhenge, but there is also a Boathenge here as well. I entered the property via the Lessman’s Driveway and spoke to the owner from my vehicle …

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  • 22 July

    World’s Largest Wren

    World's Largest Wren

    ~ Last updated on Jul 16, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:The World's Largest ForkThe Wooldridge MonumentsWorld's Largest Fork & MeatballThe Navy Yard Sea Monster 🐙The World's Largest Paint CanHome of The Big Bike

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  • 17 July

    Boathenge

    Boathenge

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:Truckhenge at Lessman Farm

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  • 17 July

    Tiger Plaza & Truman the Tiger

    Truman the Tiger

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~

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  • 17 July

    The Francis Quadrangle Columns

    Francis Quadrangle Columns

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~

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  • 17 July

    Thomas Jefferson ~ Original Grave Marker & Statue

    Thomas Jefferson Statue

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:Chuck Berry Statue

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  • 16 July

    The World’s Largest Fork

    World's Largest Fork Springfield, MO

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ Located in Springfield, Missouri is a 35 foot tall fork stuck in the ground at an angle. It weighs 11 tons and is almost as tall as the 3 story building next to it. According to Noble & Associates, a Springfield ad …

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  • 13 July

    World’s Largest Fork & Meatball

    World's Largest Fork & Meatball

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ Branson, Missouri is known for some pretty large things. The World’s Largest Fork & Meatball (not to be confused with The World’s Largest Fork which I saw in Springfield) is located at the Pasghetti’s Italian Restaurant. The fork has ‘pasghetti‘ wrapped around …

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  • 9 July

    The Whisky Bottle Gravestone

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ This interesting headstone was featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not and is possibly one of the most visited graves in the area of Clayton, if not the state of Alabama. William T. Mullen’s Whisky Bottle Gravestone The story goes that his …

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  • 9 July

    The Smallest City Block in the World

    Smallest City Block in the World

    ~ Last updated on Jul 12, 2021 ~ Prepare to be Underwhelmed Ladies & Gentleman, I present to you… The World’s Smallest City Block.   You Might Also Like:The Whisky Bottle Gravestone

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June, 2019

  • 28 June

    Charlie Smith ~ America’s Oldest Man

    Charlie Smith - America's Oldest Man

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ I have run into, what I feel, are some amazing things while out on the road. Since I was going to be close to the area, I figured it was the right time to check up on a rumor a little bird …

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February, 2019

  • 5 February

    Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island

    St. Simons Island Tree Spirits

    ~ Last updated on Jul 2, 2021 ~ They DO exist! … I must admit, my first time trying to locate the tree spirits did not pan out so well. I was only aware of 1 tree spirit at the time and knew the general area of it’s location. I …

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October, 2018

  • 27 October

    The Grave of Leo the Lion 🦁

    Slats' Grave

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ Slats – The 1st of 5 MGM Lions While Leo is probably the most famous of the MGM lions, Slats was actually the first (out of 5 lions) used on Goldwyn Pictures logo (1917-1924). He was then used on all of the …

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  • 23 October

    The Navy Yard Sea Monster 🐙

    Sea Monsters HERE Warning Sign

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ This temporary inflatable sculpture, called “Sea Monsters HERE,” was located at Building 611 in the South Philly Navy Yard, and it holds the (incredibly specific) title of being the world’s largest inflatable tentacle sculpture. The installation was visible from Oct. 8, 2018 …

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  • 18 October

    The World’s Largest Paint Can

    World's Largest Paint Can

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ Brilliant Commercial Advertising The World’s Largest Paint Can, located in Shippensburg, PA, is visible from I-81 in between Shippensburg and Chambersburg. This 1000-gallon can of Benjamin Moore paint stands about 35 feet tall and is adorned with a lid and handle. Originally …

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  • 16 October

    Not the World’s Largest Pencil ✏️

    Big Pencil

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~ Business Marketing at its Finest The late John Campbell Findlay opened Wytheville Office Supply as “The Letter Shop” in 1948 in an upstairs room at 178 West Main Street and had the “Big Pencil” constructed in the early 60’s. For generations, visitors …

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July, 2018

  • 28 July

    The Bates Motel Sign

    Bates Motel Sign

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~ I had just come from visiting the 2nd Amendment Cowboy in Amarillo, TX and was headed back towards Route 66, when out of nowhere I spot an unusual sign with a familiar name on it… 😱🚿🔪💀 You Might Also Like:Not the World's …

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  • 24 July

    Giant Red Arrow

    The Giant Red Arrow

    ~ Last updated on Jul 26, 2021 ~ When in doubt, it is best to use easily recognizable landmarks to remember where you parked your car. I’m sure I won’t have a problem remembering where I’ve parked this time!

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  • 24 July

    Bart Prince’s Spaceship House

    Prince Bart's Spaceship House

    ~ Last updated on Jul 26, 2021 ~ While driving towards Bart Prince’s Spaceship House, I was surprised to see this large sculpture on a residential lawn… so of course I stopped and took a picture of it. Sorry, but I am not sure of it’s specific location, but if …

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  • 24 July

    Chevy on a Stick

    Cruising San Mateo - Chevy on a Stick

    ~ Last updated on Jul 25, 2021 ~

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  • 24 July

    Funny Signs in Madrid, NM

    Hula Hoop Big Foot Crossing

    ~ Last updated on Jul 25, 2021 ~ Hula Hoop Big Foot & UFO Cow Warning road sign ! This place definitely has an interestingly unique artistic character.    

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  • 24 July

    Studio 3115 ~ The Turquoise Trail Trading Post

    Studio 3115 Sculpture

    ~ Last updated on Jul 25, 2021 ~ En Route from Santa Fe to Albuquerque On the outskirts of the very tiny artistic town of Madrid, New Mexico, I was surprised again by the road providing an excellent unplanned stop. As I usually do, I turned around to take pictures …

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  • 24 July

    Oshara Village – Santa Fe, NM

    Oshara Village Roundabout

    ~ Last updated on Jul 25, 2021 ~ While driving through Oshara Village in New Mexico, I happened upon a roundabout with this cool Tree sculpture in the middle of it. There are some type of crows/ravens (possibly buzzards) perched on the tree. While I think this looks really cool, …

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  • 23 July

    Stonehenge II

    Stonehenge II

    ~ Last updated on Jul 14, 2021 ~

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  • 22 July

    Paria, Utah

    Paria, Utah

    ~ Last updated on Jul 16, 2021 ~ A True Western Ghost Town Unfortunately, I was not able to make it all the way to where the actual town site was located. The road had been washed out by a recent storm and I didn’t want to make the hike …

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  • 22 July

    Little Hollywood Land

    Little Hollywood Land

    ~ Last updated on Jul 16, 2021 ~

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  • 17 July

    Wheel of Misfortune

    Wheel of Misfortune

    ~ Last updated on Jul 17, 2021 ~

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  • 3 July

    Hi Jolly & the Experimental U.S. Camel Corps.🐪

    Hi Jolly Monument

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ While trying to make it to Yuma by 3:10, I decided I had enough time to make a detour to visit Quartzsite, Arizona before heading South towards to border. At this point in my travels, I am actively on the lookout for …

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  • 3 July

    Nothing to See Here

    Town of Nothing, Arizona

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~ Just a Town Called Nothing

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  • 3 July

    Rice Shoe Fence

    Rice Shoe Fence

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~

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  • 2 July

    Chloride Junkyard Art Fence

    Chloride Junkyard Art Fence

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~ If you use the pin on the directions map I’ve added, you will be at the location of the Chloride Sign. You will want to turn down this road to head towards the town. Keep heading down this road until you see …

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  • 2 July

    World’s Largest Kokopeli

    World's Largest Kokopeli

    ~ Last updated on Jul 3, 2021 ~ You Might Also Like:The World's Largest Paint CanWorld’s Largest WrenThe Wooldridge MonumentsHome of The Big BikeThe World's Largest ForkThe Navy Yard Sea Monster 🐙World's Largest Fork & Meatball

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  • 2 July

    Giganticus Headicus

    Giganticus Headicus

    ~ Last updated on Jul 3, 2021 ~

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June, 2018

February, 2018

  • 13 February

    The Ever Vigilant “Stiffy Green” the Bulldog

    Stiffy Green the Bulldog

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ Stiffy Green ~ The Most Beloved Bulldog In All Of Indiana The story of John Heinl and his loyal companion Stiffy Green is based on real events. He was said to have often been seen walking the streets of Terre Haute, Indiana …

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  • 11 February

    Harry Collins – The Frito-Lay Magician

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ The Cave Hill Cemetery & Arboretum While driving with my mother through Louisville, Kentucky, we drove past the entrance to the Cave Hill Cemetery & Arboretum. I pulled right over and my mother knew by this point that I was about to …

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July, 2017

April, 2017

  • 15 April

    Carhenge & Car Art Reserve

    Carhenge

    ~ Last updated on Jul 9, 2021 ~ Modern Day Ode to Stonehenge My first big road trip was not the best planned, and that was kind of the idea. Unfortunately, due to that, I missed a lot of destinations I could have visited… Carhenge was one of those places. …

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October, 2015

  • 3 October

    Lan Su Chinese Garden

    Lan Su Chinese Garden

    ~ Last updated on Jun 28, 2021 ~ The Lan Su Chinese Garden cultivates a richly authentic Chinese culture within an oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony. My experience here was definitely one to remember as this is considered to be one the most authentic and largest classical Suzhou-style (Ming …

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July, 2015

  • 26 July

    Locate a Corny Road Attraction… Check!

    World's Only Corn Palace

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ While 99.7% of this trip started out unplanned, I began to make a point to keep my eye out for “checklist” destinations along the road. One of the checklist items on my list was to try and locate some type of corny …

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  • 23 July

    Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park is an 80-acre park featuring a walking trail, picnic areas, playground, a small pond, seven athletic playing fields, and a seven-acre off-leash dog area! Properly Sized for a Dog Park Stopping at this dog park was great! …

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  • 22 July

    Fantastic Caverns – The Dog Cave

    ~ Last updated on Jun 30, 2021 ~ On my way driving towards Kansas City, Missouri, I see a billboard sign that read “Fantastic Caverns Cave Dog” and instantly get excited as this would be my first true official road dawg adventure with Raven & Dags. I pulled over to …

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May, 2010

  • 16 May

    The First of Many Road Trips

    ~ Last updated on Aug 8, 2020 ~ Where it all began on the road for me and my doggos… It was the Summer of 2010, I decided to move to South Florida for work and thus began the first of many road trips with my dogs. Little did I …

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January, 2010

  • 15 January

    Meet the Doggos

    Raven was my first dog as an adult and I often refer to her as "the best decision of my adult life"...

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