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RV for sale!

Well, it’s time for me to part with my current home, as my USA journey is just about complete. I fly down to Mexico at the end of the month, and ideally need to sell the RV before then. I will be sad to see it go, but my US funds are running very low, […]

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“and Gallup, New Mexico…”

I saw Gallup, New Mexico. Once again, like Amarillo, perhaps I am doing the place a bit of an injustice, as I had a lot of miles to cover, but a quick drive-through was enough… However, the drive through New Mexico on the almost desolate parts of old Route 66 was quite stunning, and very […]

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“You’ll see Amarillo…”

I saw Amarillo! It didn’t take long to do so, a quick drive-through was enough! But I had been told that I should go about twenty miles south-east of Amarillo to see Palo Duro Canyon State Park, so after another night in another Walmart carpark, this time with at least ten other RVs, I was […]

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“down through Missouri…”

I got an early start after a quick breakfast, and spent a long day at the wheel. I think I had underestimated the distance between St Louis and Tulsa, and it took most of the day to travel down through Missouri. I stopped in Joplin for lunch and to refuel, but only because it is […]

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“Well it goes from St. Louis…”

I was up early this morning after another Walmart overnight, this time on the outskirts of St Louis. My new best friend, the Magellan GPS, took me straight to the CBS Y-98 radio studio, and I was live on air before 8am with Guy, Courtney and Jen. It was great fun, very chatty and light-hearted, […]

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Route 66 plans.

I imagine the majority of people will be most familiar with the Rolling Stones’ version of the song “(Get your kicks on) Route 66”, but it was actually written way back in 1946 by American song writer Bobby Troup, and recorded in the same year by Nat King Cole. Since then there has been over […]

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RV sorted out.

I went into the city again yesterday to take a look at some of the parts I had not seen yet. Millenium Park, between the city and the lake shore really is a lovely place, and the Cloud Gate, or the Bean as locals call it, is quite stunning. There is also a great outdoor […]

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