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August 06, 2005

Arriving at Glacier

Up bright and early we set off for Glacier National Park (which was the whole point of this particular route), just over three hours driving away. Not a particularly inspiring drive over the plains but the Rockies were rising tantalisingly...

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August 05, 2005

Lewis and Clark

Over the years in my travels to the USA I've become increasingly interested in American history both of the european spread across the continent and the Native American Indians. After my treat of a few days earlier at the Little...

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August 04, 2005

Great Falls

August 4th and we were off and into the wilds accross the plains to Great Falls. This was a 255 mile journey for which we had bought a picnic lunch in a supermarket in Billings as it looked like we...

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August 03, 2005

Battle of the Little Big Horn

August 3rd. Two items on the agenda for today, the only question was which order to do them in ?...

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August 02, 2005

Yellowstone to Billings

August 2nd. Up early to the supermarket to get food for the day knowing it was a long drive and that at around mid-day we would be unlikely to be close to anywhere to buy lunch. We left West Yellowstone...

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August 01, 2005

To West Yellowstone

August 1st. Todays journey was the real start of the holiday for me, off into the wilds. My initial plan was always to drive up the west side of the Grand Tetons...

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July 31, 2005

To Idaho Falls

Bright and early (our body clocks were telling us it was two hours later then the local time) we were off and heading north....

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July 30, 2005

To Salt Lake City

We left Orlando bound for Salt Lake City via Denver. The change of plane in Denver had less than an hour between landing and take off and we were a little concerned about making the transfer....

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July 23, 2005

The holiday begins

For our first week we stayed in a villa just off the 192 in Kissimee (nr Orlando) with the four of us and another 5 family members who had already been in Florida for a fortnight. It was basically a...

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July 01, 2005

Bye Bye Beartooth !

The latest news is that the Beartooth will not be open again this year. Therefore...................

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May 29, 2005

Beartooth Highway gone !

One of the roads I was planning to drive this summer is closed by mudslides and looking at the pictures on this page It does not look like they will get it fixed in two months before I am due...

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May 21, 2005

Its all planned now

Well after much deliberation I've just about got the itinerary sorted out for this years jaunt to the unexplored (by me) parts of the USA. Day 1 Arrive Salt Lake City late in the day. Pick up the van and...

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February 07, 2005

A fly drive route is born

Well I've been posting on various forums and now have a tentative route planned with the help of feedback from some very helpful people....

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February 05, 2005

Flydrive USA 2005 is born ?

I am turning my mind to the summer of 2005 and what we may do this year. As always my desire is to see a part of the USA I have not been to before (see this link for a...

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