Garden State January 24th 2010 American road signage sucks.
"What road do we want again? It's the I-95 right?", I ask my sister.
"No, we want the New Jersey Turnpike", she replies.
"Hang on, is the I-95 and the New Jersey Turnpike the same thing? That's what that sign is implying..."
We don't find out however, as you only see the sign literally two seconds after turning a tight corner and we miss the turnoff.
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North America » United States » New Jersey » Princeton Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unaba... full info