September 2014 archive

Western States, September 2014: San Francisco

On Thursday we arrived in San Francisco and spent two days of tourist sightseeing. The pictures hopefully tell the story. On Sunday afternoon we drove to Sacramento to see Christopher, Cyndi and Samantha and today Molly’s brother flew home from there after a trip that we all enjoyed thoroughly. That’s it for this trip…………. more …

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Western States, September 2014: Yellowstone to California

 Yellowstone to California We left Yellowstone last Thursday morning (September 11) and drove through Idaho, into Oregon and finally into California. In Idaho we saw the mountains around the ski resort of Sun Valley and visited the lave fields called the Craters of the Moon. Here there is evidence of the re-birth of life (from …

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Western States Road Trip, September 2014: Yellowstone

We have just completed four full days in Yellowstone National Park. Visiting this oldest and second largest (to Death Valley) outside Alaska is an experience that covers so many scenic and geological wonders and which presents something new on any repeat trip here, as Molly and I have found in our six or so visits. …

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Western States Road Trip, September 2014

We have just finished the first six days of a driving trip of the Western States with Molly’s brother Robert. We flew to Salt Lake City and met him there late Monday evening following his flights from London via Dallas. We had two full days in Salt Lake where we spent much of the time …

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