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Maine 2022 (December) (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

Ellsworth and vicinity

Tuesday, December 27 through Saturday, December 31, 2022

A storm on December 23 caused widespread power outages in Maine, including our house in Ellsworth. A series of cold days that followed endangered our house's plumbing, since power remained out. Because Stu had run out of vacation time, and someone needed to check on the house, I flew from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Portland, Maine via Chicago O"Hare International Airport. While in Chicago, I received a notification that power had been restored (and the temperatures in the house were very near freezing). I spent most of the week in Ellsworth, Maine at the house (first night was at a local hotel, since the house was very cold). I returned to Oklahoma City via Chicago on New Year's Eve (reverse of outbound route), arriving in Oklahoma City less than two hours before the end of the year.

I tracked the trip with a Bad Elf GPS Pro+ GPSr (GPS receiver), using my iPhone 12 (Gaia GPS app) as a backup (and the FlightRadar24 website). A few local trips were not recorded (since in-town trips are regularly ignored where we live).

NOTE: the downloadable GPX tracks are the full GPX files, while those shown on the provided "view map" links are simplified (with minimal effect on geographic accuracy) for much faster viewing.

Original GPX tracks are unedited, except where necessary to fill in missing data. Edited tracks are noted in their descriptions.

Businesses are named below for reference only. No endorsement should be inferred. If you wish to see my opinion of the places mentioned, see TripAdvisor (for those few that I have actually rated).


Tuesday, December 27

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Thursday, December 29

Friday, December 30

Saturday, December 31

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