Tag Archives: California

Santa Barbara, Huntingdon, Newport & Goodbye America…

Alas, in a nondescript Californian rest area we exchanged texts with a few Irish girls we had met previously on our travels and arranged to head to a house party somewhere in Santa Barbara. It had always been our intention … Continue reading

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Laguna Seca MotoGP…

When I first booked up my travels in the States I had one fixed date to keep an eye on – the weekend MotoGP rolled into town in Laguna Seca. As a big fan of the MotoGP championship, and having … Continue reading

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Giant Redwoods, DUIs, and Santa Cruz…

The previous night we had set up camp in an extremely isolated cove, barely fifteen minutes down the road from a bunch of wildfires and without another person in sight. Thankfully we had survived the night fire-free, but the decision … Continue reading

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Hollywood, darling…

The first beach down from our camp at Lee Carrillo was the well-known Malibu Beach, blessed with an abundance of astonishingly beautiful bikini-clad women – a fine place if ever the was one. Sadly we skipped past it on towards … Continue reading

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Barn Searching in Western America?…

Greetings folks… A few years ago I was at school, studying English literature. As you do, obviously. In amongst the historical tedium of Shakespeare, Chaucer and yet more Shakespeare [don’t get me wrong, they have their literary merits, they just … Continue reading

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