Posts filed under: USA

  • delta atlanta
When I was in Atlanta, Georgia this May it was an absolute must for me to visit the Delta Airlines Museum. Since I am a (helicopter) pilot and at the...
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  • key west florida
I finished my 5 week stint in the US by going on vacation from my vacation in Key West, Florida. I don’t think I could have picked a better place...
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  • great smoky mountains
Going from Washington D.C. to Nashville I decided to take the ‘scenic route’ as it were, and go through first the Shenandoah National Park and then the Great Smoky Mountains....
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  • top of the rock new york
In May this year, I spent 5 weeks in the USA. The first week I was in New York visiting friends and being a wild tourist, then I picked up...
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  • faubourg marigny new orleans
When I was in New Orleans I stayed at a lovely hostel in the Faubourg Marigny area. This was the perfect introduction and teaser for what was to come in...
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  • natchez mississippi
On my 5 week solo road trip through the USA I spent a couple of days driving through Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans. I had mostly just used my Lonely Planet...
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  • savannah georgia
I had seen so many pictures of the broad, shadowy streets of Savannah with gorgeous old houses, and that was probably the one thing I was looking forward to the...
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  • asheville north carolina
I actually didn’t go to Asheville to SEE Asheville, I went there because it was pretty conveniently located on my route down through the Shenandoah National Park and on to...
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  • coney island new york
When I was in New York this May I visited with a couple of friends who live in Hoboken, New Jersey. On Saturday we spent the whole day together –...
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  • circle b bar florida
I had read about Circle B Bar Reserve in a blog post and decided that that was a place I absolutely had to visit once I got to Florida on...
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  • white house washington dc
After a week in New York I set out for Washington, D.C.. I’ve wanted to visit this city for a long time, most of all just to see all the...
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  • memphis tennessee
I had been looking very much forward to visiting Memphis, although the only thing I really knew to begin with was that Graceland was to be found in this city....
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  • hoboken new jersey
When I visited New York I stayed with two friends who live in Hoboken, New Jersey, right across the river from Manhattan. I didn’t really know what to expect, but...
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  • new orleans louisiana
I spent about 5 days in New Orleans, and I enjoyed the city immensely. It’s colourful, musical and has that edge of weirdness that just makes everything more interesting. I...
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  • shenandoah virginia
My original plan going from Washington, D.C. to Nashville was to simply follow the Blue Ridge Parkway a lot of the way, but when I found out about the Skyline...
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  • new york times square
I have just come home from a 5 week trip through the East and Southeast of the USA. I began the journey in New York City and ended it in...
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  • san francisco
Seeing as I will be going on a long-ish journey to the States in just a few days, and I have read my fair share of literature on America by...
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For a long time, I actually had no intention of seeing Alcatraz during my visit to San Francisco. My reasoning being that it was a prison, and I never wanted...
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Normally I don’t take selfies. You’ve seen a picture of me, you know what I look like, ya know? But, when I find myself in the Wax Museum in Hollywood,...
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  • san francisco
I had read several places that seeing San Francisco by bike was the way to go. So, on my 2nd day there that was what I did. There was a...
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  • san francisco
From Coit Tower I continued down through the city towards Chinatown and further on to Grace Cathedral, on this little walk around San Francisco. It had started foggy, but had...
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  • san francisco
I had planned a walking route through downtown San Francisco that would take me past most of the big tourist sights and should keep me busy for most of the...
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  • henry cowell
Before going to see the redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park, I went by Santa Cruz because I wanted to see the famous Beach Boardwalk. I arrived fairly early in...
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  • big sur
When I was done at Hearst Castle I was still looking forward to the rest of the day, as I was going to see the famous Big Sur. Or, that’s what...
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  • hearst castle
I started the day with a tour of Hearst Castle, which lies less than 10 minutes from San Simeon. Or, the visitor centre does. You are crammed into a bus...
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  • solvang california
I set out from Los Angeles somewhat less early than I would have wanted to. I had rented a car at the airport, and from there I drove north, making...
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I took an Uber all the long way up to Griffith Observatory in the afternoon. Turns out to be a very good time to visit, with the light slowly changing...
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  • last bookstore los angeles
I would describe myself as quite the book lover, so The Last Bookstore in downtown LA was very high on my list to visit when I was in the city....
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  • los angeles santa monica
I was only going to be in the States for 9 days, starting in Los Angeles and then driving up north to San Francisco via the famous Highway 1. Los...
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Finding pictures for this post was a bit of a trip down memory lane as I was trying to dig out some pictures from my previous visits to the US....
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