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Like the Lake District but ten times as big.  
   

Like the Lake District but ten times as big.

Strange to think I may have seen the most beautiful sight I will ever see.

February 26th 2015
The journey from Portland, Oregon, to the Bay Area is further than I had expected: more than 630 miles if you take the briefest route possible along the boring I-5. That's Land's End to John O'Goats plus a few detours for cheap coffee and Ginsters Pasties. We hired a big American SUV (Toyota Rav 4) for two days, enough time to visit some iconic landmarks en route - or so I thought. After stopping ... 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
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2nd March 2015

California dreaming on such a winter's day!
Great to see that you're posting more photos--especially since they are of my beloved California. You Europeans have the best cities, but we've got amazing landscapes--glad you're enjoying them! Hats off to E. for driving on the opposite side of the road--not easy (I failed in Ireland), and congrats for getting Bloggers of the Week!
3rd March 2015

Got down on my knees and began to pray!
Seeing mist draped around mountainside forests in the morning sunshine is unique. Your part of the world is very beautiful! Thanks for the kind comments, Tara. P.S. I love that Mamas and Papas song!

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