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  • Day Five - Anchorage, AlaskaThe last hour or so of our flight into Anchorage was spent with the cabin locked down due to predicted turbulence. It didn't eventuate. Landed and disembarked into a quite modern and spacious airport building. Found and Posted by greynomadm in 2015-08 Alaska | Aug 30, 2015
  • Day Four - North to AlaskaPacked up and left the room about 11:00. Handed in the 'keys' and waited for the booked 'Speedie Shuttle'. The van was fully loaded but there was enough room for us. The driver dropped us off outside Posted by greynomadm in 2015-08 Alaska | Aug 30, 2015
  • San FranciscoSarah might have mentioned in the previous blog that after Yosemite we were absolutely shattered! I didn't intend quite such a full on schedule but this seems to happen when I plan walks. We had to turn down the crazy Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Aug 30, 2015
  • Yosemite Clouds Rest, Half Dome and Panorama Trail I'm lucky enough to have been to Yosemite once before on a month long Hudson family US trip just after my GCSEs. My clearest memories were of a brilliant canoe trip down the river, a beautiful little chapel in a Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Aug 30, 2015
  • A Week of Autumn MigrationThis "autumn" or "fall" migration we speak of is really quite an enigmatic term - southbound bird migration in the latter half of the year actually occurs in Illiois from early JULY all the way to late NOVEMBER! (for us Posted by skwclar in Birding Around the World | Aug 30, 2015
  • Italy 201514 days In Italy with only a carry on. Yep the decision has been made to only take carry on and then the planning began. How many pairs of pants, shirts, shoes.......and undergarments. After Posted by barbjean in Wanderlust | Aug 30, 2015
  • Through Death Valley and onto Yosemite!We had a big drive today so we set off early and drove the 4 hours to the Hoover Dam. I knew it was a tourist destination but I hadn't expected it to be quite so busy. The full dam Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Aug 30, 2015
  • Post MortemI'm not sure how to wrap up this series of posts, or how to describe the entire 23 days in a simple "elevator speech." I can say for sure that, as much as I adore travelling, three weeks is always Posted by OhMissLia in Gingerbread Girl - can't catch me! | Aug 30, 2015
  • ANCHE A SAN FRANCISCO NON SCHERZANO!Beh a quanto pare non è solo usanza cinese mangiare robe strane...anche a San Francisco non si scherza!!!! Guardate cos'ho trovato in una negozio di dolci? Si si av Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Aug 30, 2015
  • Our Last Few Days in New YorkWe landed to blue skies and sunshine and 25 degrees which is more like what we are used to, not the cloud of Chicago. Yesterday (Friday) was our first full day of relaxing. We took the subway to the Yankee stadium Posted by RickAdderley in Route 66 | Aug 30, 2015
  • The big tripsThe real deal. The trip with the kids. Weeks of build up, days of preparation. Girls first, and there were a lot of them. We were split into 5 groups of up to 12 members each, with 4 counselors and up Posted by dykam in Alone in the USA | Aug 29, 2015
  • Ten years onSam Ten years ago to the day, Hurricane Katrina made landfall a few miles south of where I'm writing this. There are still signs of its impacts, but this weekend the city is out to prove how resilient its residents have Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Aug 29, 2015
  • The Grand CanyonAlong our road trip so far we'd met quite a lot of people who asked us excitedly if we'd been to the Grand Canyon. I hadn't and it was hard to know what to expect from a gigantic hole, how Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Aug 29, 2015
  • Official start of vacation!Once I finished up my work day and we got Lauren on her flight, we decided to grab something to eat. While initially hesitant, Eric was finally open minded to trying "Chicken and Waffles". Shake your head as you may, Posted by Kemnitzer in Europe 2015 | Aug 29, 2015
  • Seattle Lives Up to Its ReputationWell we got here despite all evidence to the contrary, even a few hours before we left home!! As this is my first time back blogging on here I'm a bit rusty and the internet connection up here in Alaska Posted by OwenGadflies in Go North East, New Retirees | Aug 29, 2015
  • Day Three - Zero StressEased into the day and even managed to snap some images of the rising sun. Didn't expend too much energy, just stepped out the door. Spent some time attending to emails and catching up to the latest news Posted by greynomadm in 2015-08 Alaska | Aug 28, 2015
  • Vegas (take two)Sam Caroline skilfully drove us down from the cool Grand Canyon to the hot, hot desert around Hoover Dam. The dam was on our way back to Vegas, and came highly recommended by a friend from Melbourne. It's a pretty spectacular feat Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Aug 28, 2015
  • A Cocktail and a GunfightFive years ago, I had been first exposed to the good storytelling from the TV show 'Bonanza'. Later, on a trip to Lake Tahoe, we went to Virginia City, Nevada (the town from Bonanza) for a night. [img= Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Aug 28, 2015
  • Here we go again.....[right]28 August 2015[/right] ==One week and counting....== Yes, we're traveling again. Actually this year it feels as if we haven't stopped moving. I was going to blog our trip in the spring which was a road trip back east, Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Aug 28, 2015
  • Resting and relaxing in ChicagoWe have been in Chicago for one evening and 2 whole days to rest and relax after our ride staying in the Hard Rock hotel on Michigan Avenue. On Tuesday 25th we made up for our lack of ice cream Posted by RickAdderley in Route 66 | Aug 28, 2015
  • Day Two - Recovery in HonoluluSlept late and did very little. Spent part of the morning recharging the Kindles and the phones. Tried to stick the suction hooks on the wall of the shower - total failure after three attempts, gave up. Posted by greynomadm in 2015-08 Alaska | Aug 27, 2015
  • The aptly-named canyonWritten by Caroline After a long drive from Bryce Canyon we arrived at the Grand Canyon. The views were as spectacular as anticipated. It's really big (see below). We checked out Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Aug 27, 2015
  • Scenes from the roadHere are some scenes from the road and rest stops in Wyoming: [img= Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Aug 27, 2015
  • Adventure Day! One last hike before we leave on our trip! We picked this particular trek because we heard the end of the hike was pretty similar to the Narrows in Zion National Park. Si Posted by Kemnitzer in Europe 2015 | Aug 23, 2015
  • Making Our Way to the BorderEver onward. So we had to be in Seattle for lunch, maybe a late lunch, but lunch nevertheless. Dale’s cousin suggested that we meet in the parking lot of a mall, a mall that is likely the most deserted mall Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 26, 2015
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