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Leaving New York – The End Of The Road


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New York is a city of neighbourhoods, each with their own vibe. Nolita is a tiny area of cobbled streets, cool bars and funky shops, sitting just north of little Italy (hence the name No-Li-Ta).
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First We Take Manhattan – Cape Cod to New York City


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Cape Cod is a thin sandy peninsular that makes the shape of an arm wrestler’s elbow as it protrudes into the Atlantic Ocean. Once there was enough cod in the sea that, so they say,
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Little America – Lake Champlain to Boston


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Autumn in New England is a unique experience. The forested hills stretching up to the Canadian border become awash with the most amazing displays of colour as the leaves turn from green to vivid yellows,
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Falls To Climb – Virginia, Niagara & Up State New York


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Had things turned out differently in the American Civil War, it could well have been Richmond in Virginia that would now be home of the most powerful government in the world. Richmond was the Confederate
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World Leader Pretend – Great Smokies to Washington, DC


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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