The great 2015 expedition from west Coast USA up to British Columbia in Canada featured some new tricks this time. Firstly a picture from wherever we are every day every 3 hours starting at 09:00am local time and ending whenever the last 3 hour block is at an appropriate stop point. Then I plan to … Continue reading A picture every 3 hours 2015
As May approaches we look forward to the next road trip. This time we used air miles with our favourite airline to get flights to San Fransisco where we pick up the truck and head up I5 to British Columbia Canada. Why not fly direct you may ask?, Well we like California, we like Oregon … Continue reading Going West to go due North
To go by train anywhere these days is quite out of the ordinary for me, but despite quite wanting to do the road-trip we've decided to do a bit of both, so it looks like the Eurostar to Paris from London, a quick change of trains then down to Madrid where we pick up a … Continue reading 2015 A short trip to Spain in the Spring and an Oregon Fall
It was this very book that started my fascination with the USA, the Vietnam war was in full swing, there were demonstrations at the US Embassy in London and I was still at school in my mid teens full of emotion, confusion and not a little anger at how life was for the world. Communism, … Continue reading The Grapes of Wrath
Just had to congratulate SEATAC on their self service immigration system which puts other US airports to shame (especially Miami) from landing to picking up our rental car took 40 minutes, great staff, nice airport facilities and all in all the best welcome to the US I've ever encountered
Just a few route changes are scheduled in due to large amounts of the North West US being on fire, so the return leg that was due to take us on a southerly route from Canada down towards the Idaho/Washington border and into Oregon for a loop back to Seattle may not be a good … Continue reading The eagle flies on Friday, except it’ll be Wednesday
The 2017 trip features a change of timing, from Spring to nearly Autumn or Fall, Starting in Seattle, its a quick journey up to Vancouver Canada for a couple of days and then heading northeast up towards Banff , then a slow drive south down the route of the Columbia River via a few ghost … Continue reading It might as well rain until September
My name is Stuart and I am a Social Media Addict ! The title may be a little strange but considering the wider implications of what I've recently discovered is leading me to believe that what we do on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and yes even WordPress is in effect a form of invisible slavery. Take … Continue reading Social Media is slavery?
Starting in Seattle, well thats a new one for us, so expect an airport review on arrival. The big question is this, do we travel clockwise or anti-clockwise, south or north? You see we've never road tripped in the US at this time of year, normally we go in spring, places are just coming to … Continue reading September Ramble in the North West
So after talking to some of the Cirque de Soleil real Canadians about the trip I asked about food highlights, I thought Canada having many French influences may be interesting, and this appeals greatly, also they have things called Beaver Tails, which are it seems large flat doughnuts topped with any number of sweet sugary … Continue reading Poutine – Cheesy Chips with gravy, whats not to like?