Category Archives: USA – 2010 After the riding a car trip with Don

Returning the car

Just done our last scary hurtle down the freeway. Boy is it fast and furious here. That is the LA freeways, you merge and exit at 60 miles per hour. Anyway the Dodge Caravan served us faithfully for 1400 miles … Continue reading

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Leaving Vegas

Guess what else you can do in Vegas. Not gambling, eating, drinking or shopping. Give up? It is hiking. We have just driven through Red Rock Canyon, it was full of climbers, jogers and cyclists. LV is surrounded by the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon

If you can go and see it. It is awesome. We drove through Jerome a small mining perched on the hill like a town in Italy and then through Sedona which also has the most amazing Rick formations. The air … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Revisited

We have hired a Dodge people mover and yesterday did the first five days of the Southern Tier through Alpine, Ocotillo, Bradley , Palo Verde and “camped” at Blythe. Today we did Quartzite, Hope and Wickenberg before heading off north. … Continue reading

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The day before the day before the day of reckoning

Tonight we join the the group, tomorrow a small shakedown ride to the border then on Friday it starts. We are nervously excited

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At Earl and Nels’ place in Seattle

On our trip across the southern states in 2005 we made some great friends, including Earl, who was also doing the trek across with us at that time.  He and his wife Nel have kindly invited us to stay with … Continue reading

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On train to Seattle

Yesterday was spent in the Golden Gate park in San Francisco where besides a lot of walking we also visited the Academy of Science which is a cross between a museum and a zoo Ken had a nice sleep in … Continue reading

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Still jet lagged

It is 12.50 am and I can not sleep. The time difference is really having an effect. We have had a lovely couple of days, except for the obvious mishap involving the train. We splurged on pair of jeans from … Continue reading

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In the USA

Well after a 13.5 hr flight we arrived, amazingly fresh, in LA. We had a Mexican dinner and the next morning boarded the train to San Francisco. It is a 12hr trip and our expected arrival time was 10:30pm. We … Continue reading

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