Category Archives: Utah

US Road Trip Day 17.2 – Giant Chefs and Virgin Jails

Follow the trip from the beginning here. Still on a high from our visit to Zion National Park, we set off once more, past dazzling striated plateaux and gathering storm clouds. This time we were on a mission; we weren’t going … Continue reading

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US Road Trip day 17.1 – Bigfoot and Zion

Follow the trip from the beginning here. We woke yet again to a tent full of steamy air, because we’d forgotten to move the tent to a shady spot the day before. The sun beat down relentlessly so I wriggled out … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 16 – Best Friends and Rocking V

Follow the trip from the beginning here. The tent was like a sauna about five minutes after sunrise, because in our haste to get set up before the storm broke the night before, we’d managed to pitch in the only spot … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 15 – Hoodoos, Dinos and Bat Attacks

Follow the trip from the beginning here. There was a whirl of activity outside our motel room when we woke up. We’d slept late and two girls were doing housekeeping, working their way towards our room. Out on the deck … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 14.2 – Gold, Diamonds and Sinking Freeways

In preparation for our trip from Moab to Kanab I had consulted several travel guides and all of them, without exception, had extolled the beauty of Highway 12. The only mention of Highway 24 I’d found, however, was as the … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 14.1 – Arches and Voyeuristic Grasshoppers

I woke up to a hammering sound, shot stock upright in my sleeping bag and hit the side of the tent with my face. I’d forgotten I was camping, so when the canvas hit my face I recoiled with such … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 13 – Downpours and Curry

The next morning started off wobbly. We replenished the ice in the coolers and packed them in the pickup, along with our overnight bags and laptops, but just when I thought we were ready to hit the road, Jill began … Continue reading

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Where in the World – revealed

Last month I ran a little guess-the-location competition to celebrate the one year anniversary of my travelogue. Here are the photos again, this time with locations included. First up, the breathtaking Lake Atitlán, surrounded by hulking volcanoes. This photo was taken from … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Bright

After last week’s darkly spooky nod to Hallowe’en, I think we need to brighten things up a little, so here are a few photos I found to get things rolling. First up, some cheeky hummingbirds at a vivid red and … Continue reading

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Solitary

During my recent road trip, I travelled through Utah and visited Arches National Park. It was the height of monsoon season, so instead of glowing red rocks against bright blue skies, I was greeted with dark red on an eerie … Continue reading

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