New York, New England and the Fall

      Our time in the US is rapidly drawing to a close as we continue heading east. Next stop New York, or to be more accurate, Hoboken New Jersey – just across the river from Manhattan. Maggie & John, family friends have opened up their home to us...

Washington DC – history & old friends – a great combination

    We wanted to visit Washington DC for two reasons. One was the history of the city but  the main one was to catch up with our old mate Ian McDougal, a television cameraman from Melbourne who has lived and worked in the US for 30 years.    ...

Milwaukee – why?

After Leaving South Dakota we head due east towards the Great Lakes dividing the United States from Canada.  On the banks of Lake Michigan is Milwaukee, just north of Chicago and not far from Detroit, the centre of USA’s car industry.  One of our American friends said...

A little bit of history and amazing South Dakota

        From a national park to a national monument – we rode from Yellowstone back into Montana and the site of Custer’s last stand at Little Bighorn. The massacre of the 7th cavalry by the Indians led by Sitting Bull is one of those stories that...

More Magnificent National Parks

Going to the Sun Road and Yellowstone The beauty continues when we cross  from Canada to Montana USA and visit Glacier National Park. The main road through is the Going to the Sun Road. It’s only open during summer and we get there just two weeks before it closes for...

The rest of Alaska

      We’d made it to the top of the Americas but there was still a lot of Alaska to see. We left Fairbanks and headed to Anchorage where the best value accommodation was the Harley Davidson Campground. In the dealership’s garden, there is a lovely,...