Monthly Archives: August 2015

A summary: USA road trip part 1

On Tuesday we arrived back in Los Angeles after 3 months on the road! Our epic adventure took us up the west coast from LA to Vancouver, then east to Calgary before zigzagging down through Montana,Wyoming, Idaho, Utah and Colorado … Continue reading

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Sunset in San Diego

We spent three nights in San Diego but I didn’t take a single photo until the final evening. I’ve been to San Diego before and done the zoo, Balboa Park and the old town. This time I came down with … Continue reading

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Palm Springs

I absolutely, 100% fell in love with Palm Springs. With its architecture, palm trees, hotels and pools. I’ve never been anywhere where I so desperately wanted a time machine to whip back to the 50s and 60s to sip cocktails … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas

I have to admit I’m not a Vegas lover. I was kind of underwhelmed when I visited with my friend Kate 5 years ago and not much has changed. I can imagine if you’re on a bachelor’s weekend and out … Continue reading

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Taking Route 66 to Las Vegas

Call me crazy, but until we literally stumbled across it I completely forgot about Route 66. That’s right, someone road tripping around America totally forgot about the existence of the country’s most famous road. America’s Main Street. So when we … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon

Just to continue the merry-go-round of seeing the sun come and go, we arrived at the Grand Canyon just in time for sunset. Sadly, we had decided not to stay in the fabulous Flintstone’s themed campground 30 minutes from the … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon

We arrived at Bryce Canyon just in time for sunset. It’s one of the strangest places on earth and further evidence, in my scientific opinion, that the universe must have been high when it created southern Utah. Because we are … Continue reading

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Hiking Angels Landing at Zion National Park

At the risk of sounding like I’m bragging, I’ve come a really long way with hiking (pun unintended). Considering I cried actual tears on our first 3 hikes in America because I was hating life so much and was wearingย shoes … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon

We drove from Monument Valley to the town of Page, Arizona. Page is the gateway to a number of popular spots in the area, including Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell and the big one;ย Antelope Canyon. There are also a number of … Continue reading

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Monument Valley

Recognise this? That’s the view you get travelling on the US-163 towards Monument Valley, a vista immortalised in countless movies including this part ofย Forrest Gump. Monument Valley is one of my favourites places in the world. Five years ago my … Continue reading

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