California Dreamin' on Highway 1 September 25th 2015 So we left our home near San Francisco, a little sad to be leaving such a great place but very excited to be heading back to the coast again! After a brief stop in Santa Cruz - best described as Blackpool with sun - we picked up Highway 1 down to Carmel-by-the-Sea, where we’d booked a campsite for a couple of nights. It turned out that this campsite was quite something: swimming pool with fancy ... read more
North America » United States » California » Santa Barbara 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
So. We're actually doing it! We're packing away our lives as an accountant and teacher in our lovely house in Bristol in favour of a tent, two backpacks and six months in The Americas. Most importantly, we'll be saying goodbye to our beloved rabbits, Bert and Ringo! Flights are booked for 12th August... then it's first stop, Grand Teton National Park, followed by Yellowstone. For closet geography nerd Tom, seeing Old Faithful has been an ambition for a long time... and I just can't wait to get exploring!
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