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New York: Upstate

The final state of this summer’s US road-trip was New York. New York is an enormous state, so much bigger than we had expected, with huge variety in terrain. From the Adirondack mountains in the North-East and the flat lands … Continue reading

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Vermont

Vermont has to be one of the most beautiful states we’ve been to yet. Known as the Green Mountain State, it wholeheartedly lives up to its nickname. The entire state seems covered by rolling hills and mountains covered with lush, … Continue reading

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(24 hours in) New Hampshire

From Maine, our next goal was Stowe, Vermont. It was about a four hour drive and entailed crossing New Hampshire. I have to be honest, I knew nothing about New Hampshire and when I got a map before me, I … Continue reading

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Maine

All throughout our trip, when people have asked our plans for the East Coast, they’ve always said ‘Maine, you need to go to Maine’. So we went to Maine. Maine, we fell head-over-heels in love with you. Maine is beautiful. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts was exciting for us because we finally saw the sea again – seven weeks after leaving the Pacific at Oceanside we ran onto the beach in Cape Cod and dipped our toes in the Atlantic. It felt like a … Continue reading

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Connecticut

One of the delights of this summer-long road-trip has been ticking states off our lists! There are many that we have simply driven through – 2 hours in New Mexico, one hour in Mississippi. We realise that we haven’t SEEN … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

I was curious about Washington DC. I’d been before a few times – most recently was a trip five years ago when I’d JUST started blogging. I went with two friends and had an absolutely wonderful time. We did museums, … Continue reading

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Virginia

Virginia is beautiful! As we drove over the border from North Carolina, the countryside just got prettier and prettier. The houses – gracious, white clapperboard, green shutters – were wonderful. The hills were green, densely wooded and lush. It was … Continue reading

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Georgia

We rolled into Atlanta in a rainstorm that drenched the roads and cut the power temporarily from thousands of houses. It was July 4th and we had a hot date at an Independence Day party with one of my oldest … Continue reading

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Alabama

I was VERY excited to go to Alabama for one main reason… Yes, there was a lot of singing. We’ve noticed that since Louisiana, the states seem to look fairly similar. Very lush and green. Lots of trees and vegetation. … Continue reading

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