My trip to Western USA and Canada (July to August 2013)


I have spent a considerable amount of time in the past 36 hours, driving through Wyoming.  As Annie Mae said, ‘Wyoming is full of a whole lot of nothing.’  That is certainly true.  Take..

Grand Teton

This morning I got up early to make the most of the morning light, hoping that it wouldn’t be as overcast as it was yesterday.  It was to start with—but then it cleared up and turned into a fabul..

Yellowstone 240

Today I visited Yellowstone National Park.  It was up there with the Grand Canyon and the Rockies in the three places I was most looking forward to visiting.  However, I would put it second ..
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450-mile Machine

So there is no blog post tonight.. Mostly because I ended up driving over 450 miles (that’s nearly ten hours) today, and have ended up in Missoula a day early due to my cheap tent not liking gusts of ..

Lewis and Clark

So, yesterday didn’t quite go as planned either!  I realised early on that I wouldn’t be able to stop off at many places on my way North through Yellowstone, with it being so huge.  It took ..

Give Me An ‘M’

Today was a quieter sort of day, with my driving limited to turning my car around in the parking lot.  It is the least driving I’ve done in a day since I left Vegas, so I was really really please..

Glacier Preview

I love these signs! Having gone to Missoula a day early, I decided to come to Glacier a day early as well, to give myself more opportunity to explore it.  I checked the website beforehand, and th..
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Glacier Walk

Today involved a big breakfast, a beautiful walk, and almost a bad ending.. I woke up in Glacier National Park, Apgar Campground, and packed everything up straight away.  It takes me about an hou..
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Splashed and Stunned

Last night I couldn’t find anywhere with Wifi to write my blog post, but I have this morning!  So here is my day yesterday.. it was quite spectacular.  I don’t know what you did yesterday, d..

Icebergs and Inclines

Here’s what I wrote two days ago (on Thursday!) but couldn’t post because of the slow wifi.. So I am back where I was, exactly six hours ago, when I wrote my last update.  Except this time, I hav..
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