Andy and Rachel's Travels Posts

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…

May 24, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

Waiting to board flight to Heathrow. Savouring last cup of English tea 🙂  Already had first trauma – Andy drove over a rabbit on way to airport!  Wasn’t too impressed when Rachel started singing “Bright Eyes”!!!!!!!!!

May 13, 2012 / / USA Road Trip

The road ahead. We’ll be travelling across the whole of America – east to west, by planes, trains and automobiles! Only 8 working days to go and we’ll be on our way. Here’s the map of our route.