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USA 2019: Day 10

Living roof San Francisco, CA - Thursday, 17 October And so back to San Francisco. With Fleet Week over, hotel rooms are somewhat less overpriced (and...

USA 2019: Day 9

Sonoma, CA - Wednesday 16 October Drove down from Auburn to Sonoma today. According to the Lonely Planet guide to California, if you only have time to vis...

USA 2019: Day 8

There's gold in them thar ... display cabinets Auburn, CA - Tuesday 15 October Taking today as somewhat of a rest day, as my cold peaks - I'm glad I s...

USA 2019: Day 7

Making it up as you go along? At least do so in a nice setting. Yosemite Valley, CA - Monday 14 October Awoke in my tent cabin this morning with all t...

USA 2019: Day 6

Yosemite Yosemite Valley, CA - Sunday 13 October Went for a walk around the perimiter of Yosemite Valley today, including seeing the falls (largely do...

Calling home from abroad

Since the UK is (at the time of writing) part of the European Union, I've been spoilt for the past two years by "roam like at home", whereby I can use my UK...

USA 2019: Day 5

Curry Village, Yosemite Valley, CA - Saturday 12 October Mountains surrounding the valley Not much to say about Yosemite at this point, except that ...

USA 2019: Day 4

San Francisco, CA - Friday 11 October Road trip! As mentioned, my plan is to head off and explore other areas of the state, in anticipation of which...

USA 2019: Day 3

San Francisco, CA - Thursday, October 10 Enjoyed the open top bus tour round San Francisco. Also cleared up the official name of the Golden Gate Bridge's ...

USA 2019: Day 2

San Francisco, CA - Wednesday, October 9th Had lunch with an old friend today. Also, I was picturing the Golden Gate Bridge as both bigger and a brighter ...