Andy and Rachel's Travels Posts

June 21, 2012 / / USA Road Trip
June 20, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

We are now in San Francisco and staying, by coincidence, very near to the hotel we stayed in last time we were here. We’ve had a great day driving up Highway 1 and stopping off at places along the way.…

June 19, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Having the whole day to travel to Monterey we decided to visit Santa Barbara, just across the mountains from Solvang, on the Pacific coast – approx 35 minutes away. We spent a few hours there, travelling around on the Downtown…

June 17, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

After a  quick breakfast at Starbucks, we left the hotel in a taxi and headed for the airport to pick up our car for the last leg of our  road trip.  To be honest we weren’t sad to see the…

June 16, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

The journey from Zion to Las Vegas was uneventful and a little monotonous along Interstate 15, across unchanging desert for the most part. However, as we approached Las Vegas the increase in the number of electicity pylons was really noticeable.…

June 14, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Springdale is a beautiful and pristine little town just outside Zion National Park. It’s manuicured gardens and white picket fences, balconied houses and up-market boutiques betray its wealth. Now we are back in Utah after a short stint in Arizona.…

June 13, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

So for the second time, you have the honour of me (Rachel) writing the blog! Except there is not much to say today as we have not actually done much!! We were up bright and early to pack up the…

June 13, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Today we set the alarm clock for an early start as it was to take an hour to get to the north rim of the Grand Canyon and we wanted to make sure we could park the RV. On the…

June 10, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Just leaving Bryce Canyon for Grand Canyon. We  think we may not have any internet access for next couple of days as the next campground looks a bit basic. So the next update to this blog may not be until…