A casual stroll around downtown Dallas produced some unexpected Helmand reminders.
It occurred the penultimate day as I was gunning it back east toward Austin, Texas. Late in the day I saw one of the mighty Union Pacific locomotives hauling its incredibly long load in […]
Having driven a few times around the American southwest now, I’ve ended up going along Highway 8 through Arizona and invariably pulling off to visit the small town of Gila […]
In San Diego I caught up with a friend with whom I worked in the British Army, and who, like me, is now long gone from the soldier’s noble ways (he […]
New Mexico deserves its state nickname; my photos won’t do it justice.
Entering Utah from the west took me through the state’s great salt plains, strangely serene and beautiful, with a touch of the Martian landscape about them to accompany the collection […]
Often the most interesting and satisfying places found were off the main drag and tucked away (as per usual). Stopping for lunch at a small diner in Carlin, Nevada, having […]
Beyond Las Vegas I gunned it eastward back into California and onto Highway-190 toward Death Valley and its eroded mountains, golden badlands and sand dunes.
There was another distraction at check-in that contributed to me not paying enough attention to the brunette in pastel-green high heels: I got upgraded to a suite. Thank you very, […]
“You’d think they’d have more than one person checking people in,” she said flourishing a hand in the air making a circling motion for emphasis. I looked at her, digesting […]