Andy and Rachel's Travels Posts

June 4, 2012 / / USA Road Trip
June 4, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Following the morning rafting adventure we got lunch in Moab: After changing we set off for Dead Horse Point. This is where Thelma and Louise (for those who have seen this great movie) drove over the cliff at the end.…

June 3, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Before I discuss Arches National Park I want to say something about the RV. Compared to the caravans I remember from holidays in Wales as a teenager, this is luxury. Things have certainly moved on for the better. Full Hook-Up…

June 2, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Yet another early start, but after a chilled-out time in Denver we were quite fresh. We had muffins and Starbucks in the taxi to Aurora, where we were to pick up the RV. Becuase this was RV Day (D Day…

May 31, 2012 / / USA Road Trip
May 31, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Another early start as we had to be at the River Boat Tour by 9:30am. We had to skip breakfast but were given complimentary coffee and muffins on the boat. We spent a really relaxing hour and a half sailing…

May 30, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

We didn’t get much sleep on the train. It was uncomfortable on the tiny bunks and the space between them and the door could not have been much more than a foot, making for an interesting contortionist effort to climb…

May 28, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

After packing and leaving our suitcases in hotel storage we headed out for breakfast. We visited The Corner Bakery, as we did yesterday. This morning we ate blueberry muffins and a cinnamon slice, with hot tea and orange juice. It…

May 26, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Day 2 didn’t start off as planned. We wanted to ride the Old Town Trolley around the city to get a feel of the place. However, someone lost the information map (Me! (Andy)) somewhere near the White House, which meant…

May 25, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Dulles International Airport is approx 30 miles out of Washington and it took quite some time getting to the hotel once we had landed. After queueing for what seemed like an age at customs it was about an hour to…