Tag: road trip

Looking over the valley at the rain in the mountains while the sun is shining in the foreground
By Conrad

Colorado

Durango – Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – South Fork – Great Sand Dunes National Park- Colorado Springs – Pikes Peak – Denver To European tourists Colorado is seen as a winter destination for winter sports enthusiasts and apart from Mesa Verde we generally stick to the loop around southern Utah and California where…

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Beer Burst at the Denver Wrangler
By Conrad

Denver and the Denver Wrangler

Denver, Colorado like Melbourne, Australia with a population of around 4 million seems to only be able to support generally one good bear bar where everyone congregates and the bear scene is a real community; for me these are the best bear bars in the world.  When cities are larger there is more competition and generally the…

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Gasoline Alley
By Conrad

Santa Fe NM – Durango CO

While planning our route to Durango from Santa Fe with our Macnally map we saw there are many scenic roads to the north of the city in the Carson National Forest.  We planned to make a loop before heading north on the 84 to Pagosa Springs and then west on the 160 to Durango. There weren’t many…

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By Conrad

The Book

Each time we make a road trip (which is generally in the USA or Australia as it’s by far the best way to see the wonderful landscapes and natural beauty) we like to make a book. The book has everything we need for our trip, hotel bookings, flights, car hire, maps (as we never use…

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By Conrad

USA 2014 – Road Trip

Last year I made 5 trips; I started with Denmark and Sweden, then Singapore and Australia, China, West Coast USA and then a city break in New York. As you can imagine this year is a little quieter. This year we have planned another road trip in West Coast USA (although a little further east…

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By Conrad

What a carry-on

Each time I travel I’m truly amazed at the amount of things people are carrying with them. I’m often wondering where these people are going and why they need so many things. Are they moving home and need all their essentials; as their other stuff will be arriving by ship in 2 – 3 months…

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