Monthly Archives: February 2012

Trip Highlights

Throughout our drive across America, when we told people what we were doing, the immediate and repeated question has been “what’s been your favourite place ?” It is a difficult question to answer, as there have been many and varied … Continue reading

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Day 36 – New York, NY

The division of labour on this blog has been me taking care of the words and Jane taking care of the photos.  She has been really enjoying experimenting with the camera (and getting me to pose for thousands of photos) … Continue reading

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Day 35 – New York, NY

Today was our last day of any sort of driving, which only consisted of dropping the Dodge Challenger back to JFK airport. The doorman at our hotel was almost as sad to see the car go as I was, as … Continue reading

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Day 34 – Troy, NY to New York, NY

Our last day of driving was to be run back south to New York. Given the car we had at our disposal, just driving back down an Interstate seemed a waste, so we added an hour to our trip finding … Continue reading

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Day 33 – Whitehouse Station NJ to Troy NY

When we woke up this morning, I let Jane know that we were going to have to take a bit of a detour to allow me a little indulgence. When we were organising our trip, I wanted to get a … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Washington DC to Whitehouse Station, NJ

Our last stop in Washington was to visit the Arlington cemetery.  Pleasingly, yesterday’s winds had disappeared.  It is amazing how 2 degrees doesn’t seem quite so bad without a howling wind. Arlington to me is one of the iconic images … Continue reading

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Day 31 – Washington DC

Yesterday was cold, today was freezing.  The howling winds of last night continued this morning, and with snow cover on the ground, we chose to defer the visit to Arlington cemetery and opt to visit indoor attractions. Every visit to … Continue reading

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