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Oops! I Did It Again

I promised that I’d do no more off-roading in my aged Prius after our almost-disastrous mud extravaganza in April. I really meant it this time, since I just replaced the springs last fall. The casual tourist tootles up Route 1 and completely dismisses Northport as having “nothing there.” Its gems are hidden off the main drag. You […]

Country roads

US 1 is not a high-speed highway. It is what most Americans would call a secondary road. The small routes off it are back roads. None are straight and all pass through small hamlets, constantly-modulating speed limits, stop signs and frost heave. To further complicate driving, some Mainers think they should stay a good distance under […]