Archive for September, 2014

World Leader Pretend – Great Smokies to Washington, DC


Mexico to New York
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Running parallel to the east coast of North America are the Appalachians, a chain of ancient mountains once the size of the Rockies. Today the mountains, after eons of weathering, form a spine of hills
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Pilgrimage – Savannah to Atlanta, Georgia


Mexico to New York
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Our time in Florida had felt a bit like being on holiday within our trip – all beaches and resort towns. As we headed into Georgia we seemed to re-enter the ‘South’. We holed up
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Green Grow The Rushes – New Orleans to Florida


Mexico to New York
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If the southern states are like a country separate from the rest of the US, then New Orleans is something different again. OK, the CBD is pretty non-descript (with the exception of the awesome Superdome,
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So. Central Rain – The Deep South


Mexico to New York
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We left Memphis and ventured further into the Deep South. We travelled through some off-the-beaten-track forests known as the Sipsey Wilderness, battling mosquitoes and hot humid weather broken only by frequent violent afternoon thunder storms.
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Find The River – Travelling the Mississippi River


Mexico to New York
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The Mississippi is the greatest and most important river on the continent, forming a dividing line between east and west, and a useful feature to guide the next part of our journey. We picked up
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Feeling Gravity’s Pull – Minneapolis, MN to Chicago, IL


Mexico to New York
Chicago

After a very pleasant day or two of cruising through endless cornfields and tiny farm town after tiny farm town, we came upon Minneapolis. Here was a lovely city, with an extensive waterfront of old
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