You can always tell when I wasn’t thrilled with a part of a trip because it takes me a long time to post (if I ever do).
To say I didn’t enjoy our half day Grand Canyon outing wouldn’t be quite true, but I was a little disappointed. I had been before and I didn’t feel that this one gave a sense of the size and, well, grandness of the canyon. But it was Stu’s first visit and he was suitably impressed. Continue reading →
Today was the final day of our road trip. Our last port of call before heading to Las Vegas was Rhyolite – a gold mining ghost town on the edge of Death Valley.
As we approached, we saw a small museum, which was sadly closed that day, and some really weird-looking art that is so out of place it becomes interesting. As interesting as … well … a penguin in the desert.
No, that’s not a typo in the title. And yes, I know no one’s ever heard of the word “sabulous”. When I started writing up this road trip it seemed like a good idea to use words in the titles that contained “us”. Sometimes I’m too clever for my own good.
We spent the better part of a day driving to Visalia and doing some shopping.
We all had a drive. This was the first time I’d spent any real time behind the wheel on the “wrong” side of the road. It didn’t feel too bad and no one screamed. I wonder if that’s because they had their eyes closed.
Exploring the world doesn't have to be expensive or difficult. You can travel independently on a budget. We are a couple of Australian empty nesters, sharing with you our stories, tips and information. We hope they will help you research and plan your own trip.