Monthly Archives: February 2011

We’re in New Zealand!

After a 13 hour flight from San Francisco we’ve rested up at a nice little backpackers in Auckland and are now ready to start our New Zealand adventure.  With the weather a humid 25 degrees we’ve had to pack away … Continue reading

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We survived Death Valley!

After more than 3 weeks of managing our own tour around California we treated ourselves to a guided Green Tortoise tour around Death Valley. Travelling in a converted coach, we were able to visit places impossible to get to on … Continue reading

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Crackin’ Crab

Reported by Noah – Whilst I’m travelling I’m trying to taste new food. Last night I ate my first crab, a really delicious snow crab from Joes’ Crab Shack in Old Sacramento. We were given a little tool which helped … Continue reading

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A close encounter in Yosemite

Having booked our accommodation in Yosemite before we left the UK it’s fair to say that we had pretty high expectations – we were not disappointed! We overheard (impossible not to really) an American say ‘It’s good to wake up … Continue reading

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Our Awesome Aquarium Visit

Reported by Noah – Today we (I) spent the whole day, from 10am to 5pm, at the fantastic Monterey Bay Aquarium. My favourite exhibit was the wave crash. This is a walk through tunnel which pumps about 600 gallons of … Continue reading

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