So after an incredible five and a half months touring the unbelievably breathtaking countries of Canada, USA and Mexico, we’d finally crossed the boarder back into Canada, headed to not only our last stop on our four-wheeled journey, but also the very last of our stops on our #hamrodtravels journey around the globe. We booked […]Read more "Vancouver – Part II"
On our return to Seattle, friend Boyd very kindly offered to not only let us use his apartment’s parking spot again, but also take up a bed in his guest room. After sleeping in the back of a slightly stuffy and damp van since Milwaukee, we enthusiastically accepted. We arrived in Seattle early that afternoon, […]Read more "Seattle – Part II"
As we made our way back towards the weird and wonderful city of Portland, we remembered it was quite hard to find discreet, long-term overnight parking so thought we’d spend a night camping just off the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, perched alongside the Columbia River, looking across at the state of Washington from Oregon. Although […]Read more "Portland – Part II"
After our early morning hike and perfectly greasy diner breakfast in Ogden, we continued on our way across and eventually out of Utah, entering the state of Idaho and headed towards the capital city of Boise. Although we’d had some cold nights all across the states, it was in Idaho that we really started to […]Read more "Boise"
Anyone planning to visit the USA will likely share the same itinerary: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New Orleans, New York, then perhaps Boston and/or Chicago if they have time. The thing is, there are so many incredible places to see outside of these major cities. Places that are missed, and often sadly not even considered. […]Read more "Ogden"
The next day we headed south from Black Hills to Denver, Colorado, but not without a stop in Fort Collins, a town known well by old roomie Tommy from Puerto Escondido, and where he used to live and work a few years back and recommended quite highly. After a bite in town at our favourite […]Read more "Colorado"
As we were close (ish) to passing Niagra Falls on the way from Boston to Chicago we thought it’d be silly not to make an overnight stop, so after a very long drive across Massachusetts and upstate New York, we finally reached the falls as the sun began to fall. We parked at a nearby […]Read more "Chicago"
After four nights of action-packed New York we decided it was time for us to continue our way up the east coast to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Although having to cram what we wanted to see and do into one night in order to stay on schedule, we felt it certainly wasn’t impossible with […]Read more "Boston"
As we handed over what felt like our hundredth toll for the morning, we finally crossed the state border into New York city, almost instantly joining an unavoidable long line of traffic. We continued our drive through neighbourhoods, under tunnels and over bridges, finally reaching our friend Marlee (aka Molly) and boyfriend Daniel’s apartment in […]Read more "New York"
With a city so rich in history and home to such attractions as the Independance Hall where the Declaration of Independance and US Constitution were created, or the iconic symbol of American independance, the Liberty Bell, you’re probably wondering how we possibly decided to start our self-guided tour of Philly? With a giant Philly cheesesteak […]Read more "Philadelphia"