Friday 27th Oct It was another sunny and beautiful morning for our last day in the US. We headed out for a final beach walk before breakfast, taking a southerly route this time. Check out wasn’t until 3pm and we planned to spend the morning at Venice Beach taking two of the Detour walking tours.
Thurs 26th October The early turn-in last night meant we woke quite early this morning. It was another beautiful sunny start to the day and 19 degrees so we headed out for a walk around 7 am, just around sunrise. We headed a few blocks south and then detoured out along the Santa Monica Pier … More Sunny Santa Monica.
Tue 24th Oct It was a beautiful sunny and warm morning for our one full day in Vegas. We headed out for a morning walk but that’s easier said than done. Navigating from the hotel down to ‘The Strip’ is a lengthy and complex process due to the battle-axe nature of our hotel location. Even … More Las Vegas: two days
Mon 23rd Oct Monday in Washington was predicted to be cool and cloudy so we had timed our visit to perfection with our three days being filled with glorious sunshine, cloudless skies and mid to high 20 degree temperatures. Our flight left Ronald Reagan airport at 8.30am and so we had an early start with … More Arrival day Las Vegas
It was another sunny morning with the temperature predicted to be in the mid-20s. Our plan for the day had been to use the open top bus to get around the city and to check out all the sites we didn’t cover off yesterday. However, that all had to change due to a Marine Corp … More Day 2 Washington
Sat 21st October It was another sunny and relatively mild morning that greeted us for our first full day in Washington. We really have been very lucky with the weather for this trip. We set out at 8am to catch the metro downtown to the Washington monument from where our 4 hour ‘DC all in … More First full day in DC.
The four of us went for one last morning walk along the Hudson and down to The World Trade Centre. The WTC is a beautiful commemorative space but especially so in the early morning light and relative quiet.
Thursday 18th October It was a beautiful sunny and relatively mild start for our last full day in NYC. I headed out early so as to get a shot of the Bull and Fearless girl before the crowd set in. The walk down Broadway and back up along the Hudson Esplanade takes about 60 minutes … More Our last day in NYC
Wed 18th Oct It was an early start to the day as Ali and Brett had a 7.30am departure for the next leg of their USA trip; a 5 hour flight across the country to Venice Beach. Mark left a bit later for his ride with the NYC chapter of the Rapha bike club and … More Mark’s Rapha day.
It was another cool start to the morning at just 7° but at least it was sunny. Mark, the girls and I headed out for a walk and we decided to go down to the Hudson riverfront. The street where our apartment is runs parallel but just below Canal Street and so we headed across … More Battery Park & Soho day.