The Road Trip September 11th 2018 Since we’re now on the final leg of our trip, I can muse on the road part of this road trip.
At one point, Tom said, “This would be a great trip except for the roads.” Sometimes they were good, sometimes terrible, sometimes they didn’t exist at all. Sometimes drivers were good, sometimes terrible, and – sometimes – we were all alone, which was lovely.
We had plenty of time to tal ... read more
North America » United States » Indiana » Elkhart 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
Tom and I are a retired couple who live in Tennessee USA and love to travel, especially in Asia. Since 2008, we've spent chunks of time in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam (this is our third trip), Laos, China (twice) , India, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Japan (this is our second trip). We're in our late 60s and travel on our own, carrying 25-30 pound backpacks rather than suitcases, plus small daypacks. We like to stay most of the time in small 2-star hotels, guesthouses, monasteries, etc., punctuated by short (2-3 night) stays in 4-5 star hotels to clean up and decompress. Our goals on these t... full info