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 soon, so for now I’ll just share the photos and captions… lots of them!

Week 24

18 June - View from the plane window over the English countryside

Wednesday 18 June – View from the plane window over the English countryside as we flew out of Heathrow.

View of LA from the Griffith Observatory

Thursday 19 June – Looking over a hot and hazy LA from the Griffith Observatory.

Icy? It was 48 degrees celcius. Idyllwild, California

Friday 20 June – Icy? It was 48 Celsius as we decended this mountain in Idyllwild, California!

Roy's Motel & Cafe on Route 66

Saturday 21 June – Roy’s Motel & Cafe on Route 66; even more in the middle of nowhere than I had imagined.

Cool Springs on Route 66

Sunday 22 June – More of Route 66, this time at Cool Springs. Those tar snakes were slippery if you caught one with your wheel!

Monument Valley

Monday 23 June – Monument Valley, backdrop to every Western movie ever made.

The Valley of the Gods, Utah

Tuesday 24 June – Looking over the Valley of the Gods in Utah having ridden along the road you can see followed by a steep winding gravel/dirt track.

Week 25

Harley Davidson Cafe, Las Vegas

Wednesday 25 June – Harley Davidson Cafe, Las Vegas; the only place on The Strip we could have had dinner, really!

Inside the Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas

Thursday 26 June – Inside the Luxor, Las Vegas; so big I couldn’t fit it all in my photo!!

Death Valley

Friday 27 June – Death Valley; the hottest place on Earth (thankfully not today, it was “only” 45!).

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite

Saturday 28 June – My first close up view of a mountain lake and I’m in love! This is Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park.

Allister in the rocking chair at Mountain Sage

Sunday 29 June – LincsGeek living the American life at Mountain Sage.

The Cable Car in San Francisco

Monday 30 June – Stereotypical shot of San Francisco.

Jellyfish at Monterey Aquarium

Tuesday 1 July – Jellyfish at Monterey Aquarium.

Week 26

Pismo Beach, California

Wednesday 2 July – Sun shining over Pismo Beach, California.

Our bikes and the Support Van at Malibu

Thursday 3 July – Our bikes (mine is the Fat Boy, LincsGeek had the Heritage Softail) and the Eaglerider support van in Malibu.

Leaving America with just a couple of dollars left

Friday 4 July – I left America on Independence Day with just a couple of dollars left in my pocket. Fantastic trip.

Heathrow Luggage Carts

Saturday 5 July – We had so much luggage we had to use one of these for the first time ever!

6 July - Lancaster Bomber flying over our garden

Sunday 6 July – The Lancaster flying over our garden as part of the Waddington Air Show.

07 July - iPad, Brydge keyboard, Tea, Water

Monday 7 July – A day at home with some tea and some writing.

08 July

Tuesday 8 July – The sun was shining so I went for a walk.


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All photos in this post taken on my iPhone 5, which was protected on the trip thanks to my new Lifedge case – review coming soon!

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