One year honeymoon around the world...17th April 2007 to 9th March 2008! Yes we're home!!

Monday, 17 September 2007

The US of A in a Nutshell

The US of A

Airports Frequented…in order of appearance J

  1. Miami (transfer) Worst immigration experience & flight!
  2. Dallas Fort Worth (transfer)
  3. Las Vegas (in & out)
  4. Chicago (in & out)
  5. Kansas City, Kansas (in & out) – Favourite! Lovely: small & quick, virtually identical to Berlin Tegel
  6. Dallas Fort Worth (transfer)
  7. Washington Dulles (in & out)
  8. Los Angeles (transfer)

States Visited

  1. Florida (airport & hotel only)
  2. Texas (airport only)
  3. Nevada
  4. Utah
  5. Arizona
  6. New Mexico (4 corners)
  7. Colorado
  8. Illinois
  9. Missouri
  10. Kansas
  11. Washington DC
  12. Virginia (Aerosmith concert)
  13. California (airport only)

National Parks Visited

  1. Zion National Park, Utah
  2. Timpanogos Caves, Utah
  3. Arches National Park, Moab, Utah
  4. Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
  5. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Top 3 Hikes

  1. The Narrows Hikes, Zion NP. (Different from anything I've done before because hiking through the Virgin River most of the time)
  2. Rim-to-Rim Hike, Grand Canyon NP. (Spectacular scenery and challenging hike – in Number 2 spot because a tad "easy" - Piped water and pit toilets at campsites)
  3. Angels Landing, Zion NP. (Best Half-Day hike)

Family & Friends Visited

Julie, Randy & Ellaree Cawley-Hanson: Salt Lake City, Utah

Miyuki, Cecil & Keiko Cawley: Salt Lake City, Utah

Eunice Pareja: Chicago, Illinois

Kim, Cory, Kailey, Carson, Cody & Chloe Coons: Grain Valley, Missouri

Susan, Mike, Matt, Jace, McKinzie & Jack Norton: Leawood, Kansas

Dirk, Yarissa & Nadia Sommer: Washington DC.

Remember you're all invited to come to stay with us in England (we'll be back circa April 08)

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