After three nights in San Francisco its time to say good bye to the golden city for a few weeks and head inland to Yosemite and start our road trip. Our stay at the Hotel Zephyr has been a good one.

Alcatraz Island hotel room view

24 hours of travel and we finally touch down in San Francisco

Route 66 Shield in Missouri

We travelled Route 66 in August 2015 and these are some of the tips i would give to anybody who wanted to travel the Mother Road

Six weeks and counting till we head stateside for our next big road trip and this time we will be California dreaming as we set out on a 1200 mile round route of the Golden State.

A refreshing nights sleep and a nice, but expensive, breakfast in the hotel left us raring to go exploring what delights Las Vegas had to offer.

The road took in lots of rocky desert, small towns and rail road depots before aligning itself with the Colorado river and heading into Needles California.

Seligman has really embraced its route 66 history and is packed full of antique and souvenir shops, diners and motels. its also home to the Guardian Angel of Route 66, Angel Delgadillo

Today was a more leisurely drive of around 200 miles. We could of taken the freeway to Winslow and our next hotel but we wanted to try and and do a bit more of route 66 and see some must see attractions along the way such as the wigwam motel in Holbrook, the Meteor, Read More

Today’s drive to Monument Valley was a long one. In my normal day to day life i eat up 360 miles with ease up and down the motorways but 360 miles through winding pine forests and over barren rocky deserts is another thing all together. We started the day with a drive up a, Read More

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