No place like home...Thank goodness !!! For those of you that know us, you'll already know the story, basically we decided that we've both worked enough (I've been working for 11 years, Danielle for 11 Months) and that we deserve some long overdue R&R and decided to take in some sights....enjoy

Gallery: Arriving Back at Stansted - England

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Arriving Back at Stansted - England
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The home of Bush

USA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [420]

The District of Columbia - The Federal State Washington DC is exactly as you'd expect it to be - large buildings, wide streets and a lot to see! We weren't talking on the day we arrived (don't ask!), so walked up to Capitol Hill and along the Mall ... Read more >

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Pennsylvania

USA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [402]

Pennsylvania - The Plantation State Our first stop in Pennsylvania was Pittsburgh, a very industrial, grimy city - and to be honest we didn't really do much there except wander around in the freezing cold! We stayed outside the city so did get a bit ... Read more >

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Ohio

USA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [604]

Ohio - The Buckeye State Ohio was somewhat of a let down in a few ways to be honest. Firstly, I was looking forward to taking some nice snaps of Lake Erie, which was not at all accessable, and just basically a lake! Secondly, we drove out of our way ... Read more >

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Illinois - Chicago

USA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [433]

Illinois - The Land of LincolnĀ  The arrival in Chicago turned out to be a bit of a nightmare to be honest, we got stuck in rush hour traffic for about 2 hours, then couldn't find anywhere to stay...we eventually did, and found an Irish Pub right next ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Colorado to South Dakota (via an icy Wyoming!)

USA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2007 | Views [496]

Wyoming - Equality State and South Dakota - The Mount Rushmore State (original!) So, on our last day in Estes Park we got up early to go into the Rocky Mountains NP to find most of the roads closed due to snow - just our luck! We did, however, spot ... Read more >

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Gallery: The Great Sand Dunes National Park

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Colorado
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Cold Cold Colorado

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [491]

Colorado - The Centennial State Driving from Arizona to Colorado in one day was quite a mixture of landscapes, as soon as we hit Colorado it changed from desolate desert to snowy, rocky mountains. We were aiming to get to the Great Sand Dune NP for ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Gallery: The Grand Canyon and Monument Valley

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Arizona
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Gallery: Las Vegas and Nevada

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Nevada
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Utah

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [367]

Didn't really do much in Utah except drive through the desert....pretty red there!!

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Arizona, the state with the Canyon!

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [474] | Comments [1]

Arizona - The Grand Canyon State (original!) From Vegas we drove through the desert to The Grand Canyon via Hoover Dam (not that impressive - we were more impressed with the new road they were building!). We got to the Grand Canyon for sunset, took ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Nevada

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [471]

Nevada - The Silver State Arriving in Las Vegas we were hit by the bright neon lights, crowds of people and comeplete tackiness of the place - it was so cool!! The first night we were there we just chilled out in our Travelodge, preparing ourselves ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Gallery: Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks- USA

USA | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Driving down California
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Gallery: The Big Sur and San Francisco - USA

USA | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

California and Hwy !
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Gallery: La - USA

USA | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Dallas - USA

USA | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

The Lone star state...
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Gallery: Teotihuacan Pyramids - Mexico

MEXICO | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Acapulco - Mexico

MEXICO | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Going Loco down in Acapulco
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California, knows how to party...

USA | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Views [668]

California - The Golden State Our hostel in LA was smack bang in the middle of Hollywood, but not up to much unfortunately (bring back Hwy 808). As we only had a day we took a magical bus ride (Danielle is actually obsessed, this was the second time ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


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