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Big Bend

Road sneaking through the rocks
Hats, boots, trucks and handlebar-mustaches

November 11th 2014
Alive and well, we have made it across Texas in only two days. The short time of travel is anyhow an illusion as we drove for about 2000 km through the vast and flat landscape that is the Lone-star State. In other words, we have decided that we want to see as much as we can from the window of a car and mostly spend the evening and mornings only in the stopovers we have chosen. In other words again ... read more
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American Flag 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
11th November 2014

Are we still in Texas?
I once drove from Austin, home to California, and after days of funky, ugly driving, we kept up this refrain. Well, now you've seen parts of the US that tourists rarely see--congrats! Glad to hear you're headed west--Grand Canyon and Sedona to the west, then north, or to Santa Fe, Taos, the Rockies in Colorado--and all can lead to those great red rocks in Utah. Be careful of those rattlesnakes and handlebar mustaches!
13th November 2014

Grand Canyon
I actually passed New Mexico already and just stopped in Albuquerque. Not too bad, we saw some rock drawings there and the landscape in New Mexico is amazing. Going to the Grand Canyon tomorrow and then heading west towards Vegas

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