Ok it’s not actually an ode as in a song… Having spent the equivalent of a week living on Amtrak trains over the last two months, and having really rather enjoyed most of that week, I felt I should put a quick post together highlighting the best bits about travelling America by train and some […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I didn’t plan to write or post any photos of Charleston, especially none related to the shooting that took place at a church here last month and that dominated headlines on both sides of the Atlantic. But having walked past the site today and seeing the tributes outside I’ve ended up feeling like I do […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I would guess that most people go to the Grand Canyon with, well grand expectations – I suppose I was somewhat the opposite of that – my expectations were actually reasonably low having previously been to the similarly massive Copper Canyon in Mexico, which I was able to get to easily by public transport and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Congratulations, you managed to stomach Part 1 of my look at random North American foods I’ve sampled and now its time for Part Two! Smoked meat sandwich (Montreal) Another entry for Montreal, which was my favourite Canadian city and had all sorts of awesome food joints. The smoked meat sandwich from Schwartz is another stop […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
During by journey across the world I have eaten a lot of things I suppose I wouldn’t otherwise have done. I tried sushi for the first time, I’ve eaten a gazillion variations of noodles, I’ve had incredible Bosnian food, I’ve had salad with far more dill than necessary (which is any amount of dill), I’ve […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
This is something like the 12th Railway museum I have visited on this trip and this time I actually went quite a bit out of my way to get there, making my journey from San Francisco to Fresno via Sacramento, purely in order to visit California’s State Railroad Museum, which I hadn’t even known existed until […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Ok so Dan doesn’t quite scan as well as Charlie, and as I actually visited the Chocolate Factory on National Doughnut Day perhaps I should have tried to find a Doughnut Factory to visit instead. That said given the amount of donuts, chocolate and pie that I ate that day, I have probably greatly increased […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
I’ve been a bit slow writing a blog about the US. I will blame this on several factors. First is my natural inclination to sloth. But secondly its awesome and I’ve been too busy soaking it in. Link to this post!Continue Reading... 3 Comments.