Category Archives: U.S.A

We’re going to Miami!

This was a stopover really on our way to South America, but South Beach, Miami has been a revelation, what a kitsch-y, vibrant and fun place. The ‘Art Deco District’ is the area of the iconic hotels but also the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles & San Diego, California.

Putting these two together doesn’t seem right as they both deserve their own blog, but by the time we get back to our accommodation each night we are just too tired to sit and write. So you can imagine how … Continue reading

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End of our RV Adventure – By Ben & Dan

We found that we had become strangely attached to our “home from home” when it came to dropping the RV off in Vegas last Friday, but then again, looking at the following, perhaps it’s easy to understand why: – 4,565 … Continue reading

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Leaving Las Vegas

Vegas is brash, tacky and in your face! Very far from the natural beauty of the national parks we’ve just been in. But we loved it.   From the moment we drove in from Utah I kept hearing the CSI theme … Continue reading

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Zion National Park, Utah.

Zion is stunning, named by the Mormons during their settlement of Utah, calling it their Zion, or promised land, and you can understand why. Unlike the Grand Canyon you enter into the bottom of the canyon, and you look up … Continue reading

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Monument Valley & The Grand Canyon

We had a long drive to the Grand Canyon today, via Monument Valley that you might recognise from various ‘road trip’ movies. An ancient landscape of towering sandstone monuments and deep crevasses, awe-inspiring but also included miles of seeming desolate … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Birthday in Arches National Park by OLLIE

For my 8th birthday I went to a Dinosaur Museum. It was very cool because there were real fossils and bones from the local area. The area was called the Dinosaur Diamond. Dan and Cameron bought me a copper and … Continue reading

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Our week in Yellowstone – by Cameron

Last week, we were in Yellowstone National Park, which is famous for being the first national park in the world. It was formed in 1872. There is a super-volcano underneath Yellowstone, and the Park contains 500 geysers, which is half … Continue reading

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New Friends…….

Finally back on line after a breathtaking week in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks that surpassed all of our expectations. The boys will post details of some of the highlights in a day or two, but in the meantime, … Continue reading

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Craters of the Moon National Monument

Craters of the Moon is a national park with an awesome name, describing the landscape which is actually extensive lava flood fields of basalt forming part of the Great Rift of Idaho. It’s also a great place for stargazing as little … Continue reading

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