Epic Holiday: Summer 2014

Many of my loyal readers will know that I recently came back from an amazing month in the USA. I thought I’d share a few photos of our 4 weeks travelling west to east, and some of my favourite stops. 
Alcatraz, San Francisco
Attempting to sketch Lower Yosemite Falls 
Paddling down river, Yosemite
Hugging a Giant Redwood, Sequoia National Park
Sunset over the Grand Canyon, North Rim (we camped!)
 Hilarious sign, on the way to a meteor crater in Arizona
 Mucking about with the camera!
The Very Large Array, New Mexico (just before we got caught, and soaked, in a giant storm!)
Mesa Verde National Park
Obligatory jump shot
Horseback riding and cowboy cookout in Yellowstone National Park
Cowboy cookout in Yellowstone
 Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone
 Hot spring flowing into the Firehole River, Yellowstone
 Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone
Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone (who kept us waiting for almost two hours!)
  
Kayaking on the west thumb of Yellowstone Lake
Lunch at Pappy’s Smokehouse, St Louis (best meal of the holiday!)
Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC
Horseshoe Falls, Niagara (Canadian side)
Unisphere at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre, Broadway 
 Manhattan Skyline from the Staten Island Ferry
Of course you have to shop in New York!!
We also had a camcorder with us and shot some videos of our activities – I’ll be posting that soon!

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