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Night Drives and Sledging: From 38°C in the Desert to 4°C in the Mountains in Under Twelve Hours…

In a cunning plan to save a day, we chose to drive the near-700 mile distance between Grand Canyon and Yosemite in a night-drive instead of taking a day to do so. We left the Canyon around 5ish, and with … Continue reading

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Grand Tangerines: From Blackpool to the Grand Canyon, via the Hoover Dam. Obviously…

In the morning I had the pleasure of supporting Winty’s team in the play-off final. We went to the Crown & Anchor – a quaint(ish) sports bar / English pub which served free refill coffee and a cracking full English … Continue reading

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One Epic Day: Joshua Tree and Sin City…

We woke dead early (5ish) to try and catch a sunrise described by Rough Guides as ‘ethereal’, and sure enough the golden/red sky appearing behind the peaks the other side of the valley did not disappoint. The wildlife started to … Continue reading

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A Flight of Thought and Tentative Route Planning…

G’day all. Hope this finds everyone in good health? I am sat here on BA 279, seat 45J, flicking between The Lovely Bones and The Strokes’ Is This It album, having just tucked in to my complimentary meal and several … Continue reading

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