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Here the Oregon Trail Began

(This is the first in a series of posts that follows our real-life adventures in August 2011 along The Oregon Trail, Apple ][ version. Screenshots and photos by Rachel.) In The Oregon Trail video game, pioneers begin their journey in Independence, Missouri in the year 1848. Thankfully, we did not transport ourselves back in time […]


Howdy! We are pleased to finally launch this blog, which we hope will be a source of amusement, inspiration, and information about Traveling While Nerdy. We’ve been traveling (nerdily) together for a year now, and besides going to some very cool places (like The Oregon Trail!) we’ve collected a bunch of tips, tricks, and innovations […]