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... Macca's and other meccas of commercialism we were there. The Grand Canyon.
It was fantastic! The sheer size and depth! At almost 1 mile deep the brown Colorado river looked so far away. A sign at one of the spots caught my eye. It pointed out it was over 3 Empire State buildings deep. My only regret was that as we were booked on an overnight bus back to LA there was no time to take the trail down. So back in the car for another 5 hours.... ...
... Onto the pier. parking is $3 per hour. the boards move under the tyres and I'm here, wow. Had to laugh, the first place I see is Bubba Gump Shrimp, A quiet laugh to myself, Connie and Lachlan would love this. And there it is, the Official end of Route 66. I've made it and only need to get the bike service now, rest day tomorrow, may site see a little.
WOW. I've crossed the USA. time to go ...
... hell and many breaks were taken. At the top I was hoping that someone was around because I felt like I was going to have a heart attack. There is a picture taken at that moment before heat exhaustion was about to set in.
That's pretty much all there is too it. Ill put descriptions in the photos.
Let me give some History here:
This was not a Nazi camp that housed Nazi's and people died here. (Which is what I thought it was going to ...
... Will: Cutest thing he's seen is the "pika" we saw just as we were getting to the end of the Mt. Scott hike at Crater Lake.
Krista - Best cocktail so far - Coco-jito at the hotel bar. And coco-jito is fun to say.
Road trip wisdom by Ben: "On road trips you start your vacation mentally as soon as you leave the driveway, as opposed to on an airplane, when you don't start until you land."
... found out it was some kind of do for Steve Martin. I'm confident we made the right decision to leave. The next day, we spent our last hours in Uncle Sam's yard riding on the cruisers and indulging in some more beach time. With days like this I could really get on board with becoming a Venice beach bum, without the crack probably. In the evening we bid farewell to our new pals and hopped on the bus to LAX. Our party in the USA was over and we were travelling west to the ...
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