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Day 15 – Grand Canyon to Las Vegas vía Williams and Hoover Dam

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Arizona to Nevada Sunrise over the Grand Canyon An early start to see the sunrise over the Grand Canyon was a once in a lifetime thing I just had to do. I don’t… Continue reading

Day 14 – Tuba City to Grand Canyon Village

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Arizona Last night’s dinner was interesting as we both tried local Navajo dishes. Can’t say I would be in a hurry to try them again. A popular fry bread seems to accompany everything… Continue reading

Day 13 – Gallup to Tuba City vía Monument Valley

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New Mexico, Utah and Arizona Left Gallup and the Route 66 to head on our way to Arizona. Taking the US491 road up through Buffalo Springs to Shiprock, we were going through the… Continue reading

Day 12 – Route 66 Sante Fe to Gallup via Albuquerque and Grant

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A nice lazy morning in our little Casita, set in the historic region of Agua Fria in Sante Fe, established in 1840. This area was set around Camino land and reminded us so… Continue reading

Video blog – Day 1 Chicago

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Taken from the boat trip, the night they displayed the first light show on the buildings. They reckoned it was the largest light show anywhere in the World. Don’t know if that is… Continue reading

Video blog – Day 8, Car Museum in Gillette

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Fascinating display of old cars, motoring memorabilia and some other general items from another era.

Day 11 – Sante Fe

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We arrived here last night passing a sign of Route 66, but for us Sante Fe was to experience some of the Spanish America culture, we will pick up on the Route 66… Continue reading

Day 10 Fountain to Sante Fe on the Sante Fe trail via Oklahoma and Texas

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Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and back to New Mexico We left Fountain in Colourful Colorado in grey rainy skies and 4 degrees centigrade. We hoped to find warmer weather and the sunshine… Continue reading

Day 9 – Edgemont to Fountain, via Cheyenne, Laramie, Denver & Colorado Springs

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South Dakota to Colorado, via Wyoming Today is the first of our really long drives with not much sightseeing. And, amazingly for us it was the first bad day of constant grey horizons… Continue reading

Day 7 – Video Blog – Big Horn

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A little insight to the views at Big Horn Mountain in the Rockies