Checking out the serenity of Glen Canyon from Mulie Point
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge
Back to great friends and family and familiar and beautiful sights!
After 17,335.7 miles we made it safely back to Charleston South Carolina
A big bug to greet us after a soughing sleep
Final camp before finishing grand loop of the continent in style in Asheville
Happy being between places
Final scenic byway drive through Virginia, West Virginia into North Carolina
Rain, rain, rain following us from Minnesota for the past two weeks is starting to get a bit boring!
Homeward bound as we travel through Pennsylvania and Maryland to Shenandoah National Park!
On the way way back
Says it all!
Night’s camp at Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Park with Sun Fish on the bite
Wine tasting in the Finger Lakes region of New York
Tupper Lake in Adriondack Park New York
Sunset over Adriondack Park New York
Reconciling a fear of bears over a common interest – eating Lobsters!
More rain about to fall in Maine
Crossing a bridge along Maine’s coveted coastal Highway 1
Still patiently waiting for Maine lobster
Maine, Maine, rain, rain, fog, tourists, lobster,fog, mussels, lobster, rain
Patiently waiting for $10 lobster & corn!
Maine’s unforgiving coastline
Maine = Lobster
A long, lonely road leading to back to the USA & a remote border crossing into Maine
Wending the streets of Old Montréal
Yeah Montréal, you’re okay I guess
Basilique Notre-Dame in Montréal
Eagles Nest – Best Pickering in Nipissing
Arriving in Montréal after an eternity crossing Ontario
From Minnesota into Canada and Thunder Bay along the north shore of Lake Superior
Another amazing trout breakfast!
Errie stillness of Grand Marias harbour
Travelling along Lake Superior
Lakes, lakes, lakes, mosquitoes, mosquitoes, trout, mosquitoes and more lakes!
Teepee dreaming tea
Reclusive beauty spotted at the Badlands
Badlands South Dakota
Chillin’ on the opean road
More strange teepee rest areas in South Dakota
Descending Beartooth Pass into Buffalo Bill territory and one of the best drives so far
Crossing Beartooth Pass from Montana into Wyoming
Snow on Beartooth Pass
On Highway 212 heading towards Wyoming
Street art in Bozeman Montana
Another sunset on the open road in Montana
A fresh Kalispel MO nose piercing and iPhone for getting the most out of road-tripping the blue highways of USA
High plains of Montana
100 mile round trip to east-side of Glacier National Park with Logan’s Pass closed due to late snowfall
Polebridge Montana: Best bar so far where Big Sky Pale Ale is served out of old jam jars & tastes so sweet!
Bowman Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana
The best bakery and apple strudel in Montana takes 2 days to bake
Swimming in frigid glacial waters!
Glacier National Park Montana
Inclemency on the Going-to-the-Sun Road Montana
Flathead Lake in Montana
Sun setting on the open road
View from night’s camp along the Salmon River
Night’s camp along Highway 93 Idaho AKA the Lewis & Clark Trail
Cruising along Highway 95 Idaho
Following the Salmon River along one of the most scenic loop drives through northern Idaho
Wine to go with full bag of trout in Umatilla National Forest
Japanese Gardens in Portland Oregon
Cascade Lake byway with night’s camp at Lemolo Lake Oregon
All I wanted was an Oregon fishing licence!
Another view of Crater Lake
Oregon and Crater Lake!
Camping on the open road – Redwood National Forest
Night’s camp with the gentlemen bogans of Rogue River-Siskiyou and lots more trout!
View from night’s camp at Redwood National Park
Night’s camp at Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park
Night’s camp in Mendocino National Forest
The results of wine tasting in Sonoma and Healdsburg
Night’s camp in Napa Valley
Spent Memorial Day wnd passing through Big Sur and Monterey, Salinas – now onto wine tasting in Napa and Sonoma. Yay!
Looking down on Mark di Suervo’s creations in Crissy Field, San Fransisco
Driving on highway 1 along the west coast through LA, Santa Monica, Malibu, Santa Barbara to Morro Bay
Along the Californian coastline
Driving along Highway 1 in California
After 5642.4 miles and over two weeks on the road I arrived in San Diego to pick up the perfect travel partner (eating a perfect s’mores dessert)
Coasting by the Sierra Nevada Mountains into California
Overtaking on the open road in Nevada
Breakfast for the backpacking revolution!
Extraterrestrial Highway Nevada
Night’s camp at Pine Lake, Utah and luck with the rod sticks with this amazing brown trout!
Elevated view of Bryce Canyon
Hiking through sun, hail, cloud and rain. Stunning stuff!
Entering Bryce Canyon
Brook trout dinner on the camp stove is possibly the best fish I have ever eaten!
Night’s camp at Posey Lake Utah
Temple of the Sun in Cathedral Valley – Capitol Reef National Park
An uncertain sunset over Glen Canyon
Canyonlands + Moab & Arches = More people, people, rocks, rocks, arches and people
Night’s camp in the Canyonlands National Park
Driving into Canyonlands National Park
Newspaper Rock – Canyonlands National Park
Entering Canyonlands National Park
Driving through the Valley of the Gods
Highway 216 Utah
Valley of the Gods
Entering Monument Valley
Roadside view of Monument Valley
New Mexico gloaming
Back on flat ground heading south to New Mexico
View from the campsite isn’t so bad considering snow prevented us from actually reaching Alta Lake
Night’s camp near Alta Lake, just outside of Telluride, Colorado
Heading south towards Telluride and back to the Rockies
Night’s camp alongside the Uncompaghre River on Highway 550 Colorado
Soft corners are a driving dream on Colorado highways
Made it to Cripple Creek Colorado
More snow in Colorado!
Twilight on the open road
Peak to Peak on Highway 7 in Colorado
Did Colorado not get the weather update? It’s summer yo!
More scenic byways, snowfall and seasonal road closures in Colorado
Relieved there’s Chelada light (AKA Michelada) still in stock – more crazy discoveries at Walmart
White-knuckled back country roads and snow storms in Colorado
Kansas storms which made the national news!
Weird concrete teepees rest areas along the Trail of Tears in Oklahoma
Fire on the Interstate
Natchez Trace Parkway from Tennessee through Alabama to Mississippi
Magic hour on the open road
An auspicious start
See you again soon Charleston SC
Tog, a supremely earnest and reliable 1996 Subaru Legacy – named after the prehistoric winged steed to Mighty Mightor
DMV Charleston – where it all started!