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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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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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Louisiana

Louisiana felt different from the moment we crossed the state line. It sounded so exotic to our British ears. Its name echoed of Southern Gothic, evoking thoughts of  Truman Capote, Spanish moss, antebellum plantation homes, a dark history of slavery … Continue reading

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Texas (and a snippet of New Mexico)

I was very curious about what Texas would be like. I have to admit, its image is pretty much everything I dislike about the US and the very opposite of everything I love about the Bay Area.  So I was … Continue reading

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Utah

Oh wow, Utah!! Utah greeted us with nothing less than Monument Valley. We could see the incredible rock formations as we drove down the long desert road towards it, but  we crossed the border from Arizona just as we got … Continue reading

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