Land of Iconic Dreams October 23rd 2011 Ask many people to imagine the west, and they’ll respond with a vision of red buttes sticking up from a flat desert plain.
This particular landscape is iconic thanks to a series of classic western movies directed by John Ford.
No matter where they were set, he filmed them in just one place, Monument Valley.
I never saw the fil ... read more
North America » United States » Arizona » Monument Valley 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
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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