Archive for 2014

Near Wild Heaven – Yellowstone and Grand Teton


Mexico to New York

Yellowstone NP was the first and is the largest National Park in the States.  The park sits on the collapsed caldera of a massive super volcano approximately 60km across. There are several distinct areas in
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Can’t Get There From Here – Vancouver to Glacier NP


Mexico to New York

And so we came to Vancouver, a city proudly sitting on an attractive waterfront (like a few other cities we have seen recently!). Actually we had some fun in getting here at all, as it
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The Great Beyond – The Pacific Northwest


Mexico to New York

As you cross the state line from California into Oregon you get a sense that you’re travelling into somewhere different. There’s the odd glimpse of snow-capped mountains in the distance, the redwoods give way to
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I Remember California – Yosemite, Tahoe and Redwood NP


Mexico to New York

If you had to design the perfect valley you might start with a river – pristine water gently gurgling over stones, wide and flowing enough to ride a raft down, but shallow enough to wade
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Bullet The Blue Sky – Joshua Tree to LA


Mexico to New York

The wonders of the Grand Canyon were the last on our list of National Park scenery in the south-west, and we wanted to get across to the west coast asap. (On the way out we
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The Wake Up Bomb – Sante Fe, NM to the Grand Canyon, AZ


Mexico to New York

From Durango in Colorado we travelled south back into New Mexico. The scenery changed from alpine to desert as we went along, though our next stop at Sante Fe is still at quite an altitude.
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Maps and Legends – Moab, UT to the Million Dollar Highway


Mexico to New York

After visiting one red-rocked American icon in the form of Arches National Park, we headed south for another – Monument Valley. We stopped for supplies and a hit of civilisation in a happening little town
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We Walk – A National Park Bonanza


Mexico to New York

And so we come to Utah, home to some of the most jaw-dropping scenery on the planet. We took in a series of National Parks on this leg of the trip – each different and
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