The Most Famous River Bend in the World – Horseshoe Bend

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I can be almost certain that you will have seen this view before. Even if you have not been yourself, Instagram and other social media feeds are full of photographs almost identical to the one I’ve included below. And as … Continued

Holiday Heaven – My Trip of a Lifetime

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How do you know when you are on the trip of a lifetime? How do you know when you are in “holiday heaven”? This time last year, give or take a week, I returned home from what I described prior departure … Continued

{ Sunday Soliloquy } Operation Grand Canyon

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[ so·lil·o·quy – the act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers ] I am re-kindling an old feature on Splodz Blogz after those of you who completed my reader survey told me you liked my … Continued

Movie Set Scenery – Wild West Part Four

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One of the reasons I like to travel is to see things in real life that otherwise I could only see in pictures. Our Wild West motorcycle tour confirmed this for me: there is nothing better than seeing something that … Continued

The Hottest Place on Earth – Wild West Part Three

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In the same way that nothing can really prepare you for skiing in -29 degrees Celsius (which we did in Ruka, Finland), nothing can prepare you for riding a motorbike in +48 degrees Celsius. It is not simply a case … Continued

Year in Photos – Weeks 24, 25 and 26

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I have been away from Splodz Blogz whilst on my holiday so thought I would put these three weeks worth of photos into one post. There will of course be a post or two featuring my American motorcycle road trip … Continued