More pictures from the road today. We’re on the outskirts of a town called Lido. There’s really not a lot here (sorry Lido residents), it just happened to be in between the Napa Valley and Yosemite. They do however have an In-n-Out Burger and I’d been meaning to try one so that was dinner tonight. Surprisingly tasty burgers. Off to Yosemite tomorrow. I’ll be without internet for a few days I’d suggest.

So, there’s been a distinct lack of posting over the last few days but I’m sorry, so that makes it ok. The lack of internet has been worrying me too. We’ve been making our way down the Oregon and Californian Coast lines in a 25 foot RV. We left Portland on Thursday and went south and we’re now in the Napa Valley about to make our way over to Yosemite. The light has been awesome and I’ve been getting lots of use out of my 12mm Samyang. Ok. That’s it.

Portland is awesome.
It’s is the first place that seems really similar to home. I think you could easily make the transition if need be. It’s been a couple of nights and a full day of amazing food, beautiful streets/neighbourhoods and some tasty, tasty beer.
We pick up our 20 something foot RV tomorrow and start our trip down to San Francisco.

For some reason I’ve had a fascination with the cars in Portland. I think it’s been a combination of the beautiful streets and the fact that the cars just look awesome in them.

No post last night because Vegas. I was certainly paying for it this morning!
Gambling tally: I’ve forgotten. Money changed hands, roulette was played, chips were exchanged. That’s all I know.

The Grand Flippin Canyon!

We took a flight out of Las Vegas over to the south rim of the canyon then jumped on a helicopter to take a closer look round. AMAZING! I couldn’t recommend seeing it from the air enough.
Waking up at 4am was totally worth it.

Las Vegas!!!!!!

Unbelievable that we’re in Las Vegas. It’s like walking into a 90’s film. Very weird. Another small post today because I didn’t have my camera with me for most of it. We went to see Jerry Seinfeld at Caesars Palace so I had to ditch it pretty early. He was hilarious by the way. As if he wasn’t going to be.
Up at 4am for a flight out to the Grand Canyon tomorrow so expect photos from that!

Current gambling tally: +$84.00

Very small post today. I didn’t really have time to take many shots.
We flew into Denver for the Arctic Monkeys gig at Red Rocks. So amazing! Unfortunately I couldn’t take my camera in so the iPhone was the best I could do :-)
Las Vegas tomorrow!

Last day in New Orleans today. We headed out to an old sugar cane plantation and on the way back came across Pedro who runs a little eatery in a place called LaPlace… Yep, LaPlace. Absolute legend! Moved from Cuba 58 years ago. He’s almost 80 believe it or not.
Also made a quick detour via the Lower 9th Ward to have a look at an area Katrina hit hardest. Very surreal to see lots of it still in ruins.

We fly out to Denver tomorrow morning for an Arctic Monkeys concert at Red Rocks. Can not wait!

Day 02 of New Orleans, Louisiana. Ate at an amazing restaurant called Cochon which does fancied up classics. Fried alligator never tasted so good!
Wandered down Bourbon Street which made me thankful we’re staying closer to Frenchman St :-)
And of course we saw some music!!

Day 02 of New Orleans, Louisiana. Ate at an amazing restaurant called Cochon which does fancied up classics. Fried alligator never tasted so good!
Wandered down Bourbon Street which made me thankful we’re staying closer to Frenchman St :-)
And of course we saw some music!!

New Orleans!!!
Jackson to New Orleans drive today. We took the back way again and came across some very small town America scenes. Absolutely loved it!
It was Labour Day so it all seemed very quiet but I managed to grab a couple of shots of a dude on his bike and also our awesome Air BnB accommodation. The lady that owns it is an artist and there is some ridiculously cool stuff up on the walls… Multiple pictures of close up grills.

Lots of driving today. We took the scenic route from Memphis to Jackson and went through a few small towns. On to New Orleans tomorrow!

Memphis, Tennessee
Just got here this afternoon but we’re loving it so far. We ended up at a bar playing some great live music. They only served beer (The Simpsons comes to mind) and a burger. Brilliant.
Off to Graceland tomorrow!