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USA road trip, day 17, homeward bound

USA road trip, day 17, homeward bound

Last day today. Another beautiful, sunny day. We've been so lucky with the weather, the only rain we have had during the whole trip was on the huge...

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USA road trip, day 16, a day in Tinseltown

USA road trip, day 16, a day in Tinseltown

Great start to the day today. Matt meets us and takes us to his local English pub, Ye Old King's Head on Santa Monica Boulevard, just off of Ocean...

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USA road trip, day 15, boys and their toys

USA road trip, day 15, boys and their toys

After a late night in Malibu any thought of a decent lie in was nipped in the bud with Matt arranging to take us for breakfast early doors. He'd been...

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USA road trip, day 14, nearly there

USA road trip, day 14, nearly there

Early to bed was definitely a good plan last night. Awoke to a beautiful sunrise feeling as fresh as a daisy. Greg must have been feeling good as...

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USA road trip, day 13, you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy

USA road trip, day 13, you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy

Indeed, coffee was required this morning. Did feel like death warmed up so it was appropriate that we were heading for Death Valley today. After a...

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USA road trip, day 12, bonkers town

USA road trip, day 12, bonkers town

After the past 11 days and last nights over indulgence, a lay in was just what the doctor ordered. By the time we'd all surfaced it was brunchtime...

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USA road trip, day 11, Viva Las Vegas!

USA road trip, day 11, Viva Las Vegas!

Was up early today. Had a slight hangover but that didn't stop me from venturing out just before light, up to the overlook by Hopi House at El Tovar...

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USA road trip, day 10, it sure is Grand!

USA road trip, day 10, it sure is Grand!

The first thing we had to do this morning was make a choice. Did we go for the 4x4 tour around Monument Valley or the Antelope Canyon tour? I think...

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USA road trip, day 9, mega

USA road trip, day 9, mega

There's no other word to describe what we were going to see today. After waking up to the sound of the Colorado river flowing past our cabin what...

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USA road trip, day 8, a day of two halves

USA road trip, day 8, a day of two halves

This morning we awoke to snow falling. It wasn't coming down heavy but we needed to get moving just in case it did. We'd seen signs the day before...

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USA road trip, day 7, off to Jurassic Park

USA road trip, day 7, off to Jurassic Park

For one of us, today was going to be a very special day with a visit to Jurassic Park. Well, not quite Jurassic Park but a place called Dinosaur...

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USA road trip, day 6, yes Toto, we’re still in Kansas.

USA road trip, day 6, yes Toto, we’re still in Kansas.

Before we embark on our 500 plus miles today we were booked to take a trip up the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, better known as The Gateway...

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USA road trip, day 5, meet me in St. Louis

USA road trip, day 5, meet me in St. Louis

We survived the night, no pig squealing was heard at all. Another early start but this time the planning had been inadequate. Greg's sausages ,...

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USA road trip, day 4, and we’re heading for Deliverance country.

USA road trip, day 4, and we’re heading for Deliverance country.

A sombre start this morning with a detour to Arlington National Cemetery. It wasn't in the original plan but I'm so glad we went. The two main things...

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USA road trip, day 3, on the road

USA road trip, day 3, on the road

No time for breakfast this morning, we're up and at 'em. We had to be over in New Jersey by 9am to pick up the car so an 8am start had been...

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