Monthly Archives: August 2009

Davy’s On The Road Again

Driving somewhere new can be exciting; as can driving a new car, or a different kind of car, or under different road laws. So when all of those factors come together you experience a thrill which is equal parts childish … Continue reading

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Branching Out

It was really raining heavily in Oklahoma City, but it was also really hot, so our first impression was that the city was like a broken shower. It took a little while to orient ourselves and while I was looking … Continue reading

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Greyhounded

We arrived in Flagstaff at about 4:30pm on Wednesday, waved goodbye to Elin, and got dropped off at the greyhound station. Immediately two very friendly guys started quizzing us on where we were from and our travel plans. It was … Continue reading

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Definitely the Grandest

Grand Canyon Village is surprisingly well supplied. I thought it might be a rag-tag collection of log buildings and archaic coin-operated telescopes, but actually it has all the mod cons you could want – a full (free) shuttle bus service, … Continue reading

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Hoover Damn

The vast majority of Americans do seem to be very polite. They almost relish their customary “you’re welcome”s and “have a nice day”s as we part. And people here seem very approachable and happy to talk to strangers. I wish … Continue reading

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Beer and Clothing in Las Vegas

We’re just leaving Vegas. And I have to say, I like it here. From the ubiquitous slot machines, prostitutes and glitzy shows to the overpriced alcohol, the whole place is designed very specifically to drain you – physically, emotionally and … Continue reading

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3 Weeks in the USA!

I’m about to start a 3 week road trip across (most of) the USA with my girlfriend Sarah, and I hope to post here occasionally with some travel updates. The plan is to start in Las Vegas and make our … Continue reading

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