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Day 77 – Relax

By Jon in : News // Jul 18 2011
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Day 77 – Relax

The best day off I have had so far! I massive thank you to Ryan, Kathleen and tiny Robin! Family Time So last night we headed back across Phoenix to the North and met up with some friends of Chris’. We arrived quite late but the welcome we got was well worth the travel. The […]

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Day 76 – Phoenix From The Flame

By Jon in : News // Jul 18 2011
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Day 76 – Phoenix From The Flame

Arrived in Phoenix and the temperature has shot up again! It only gets hotter from here! Phoenix I arrived in Phoenix just after the first leg. I stood at the top of the Hill on the East side of the city and all 30 miles Phoenix stood before me. I had a long day ahead. […]

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Day 75 – A Horse With No Name

By Jon in : News // Jul 15 2011
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Day 75 – A Horse With No Name

Crossed my first official desert today. Sitting on the outskirts of Phoenix. The desert was not what I expected. Police I got stopped twice today by police. The first asked if I had been walking in the middle of the road. I hadn’t then i explained what I was doing and he realised I probably […]

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Day 74 – When the Going Gets Tough

By Jon in : News // Jul 14 2011
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Day 74 – When the Going Gets Tough

I set off this morning hoping to drop in altitude down the desert… I couldn’t be more wrong Rolling Hills When I left in the RV this morning, the sun was up and it looked to be a good day. I spent about 4 miles on a completely open road as they were doing road […]

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Day 73 – The Hills Are Alive

By Jon in : News // Jul 14 2011
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Day 73 – The Hills Are Alive

Once again I am getting a little tired of this terrain. I need it to change! But soon we will be in the desert and I won’t like that too much so I guess I should enjoy this whilst it lasts! Nigel Well it has been a long time since he has been mentioned and […]

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Day 72 – Jerusalem

By Jon in : News // Jul 12 2011
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Day 72 – Jerusalem

No I haven’t turned super religious, but more in reference to ‘Green and Pleasant Lands’. The terrain is changing more and more each day! Psychology I definitely got too excited about the count down yesterday. Today seemed to take for ever to get through. I have to just focus, as I have for the rest […]

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Day 71 – Connected

By Jon in : News // Jul 11 2011
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Day 71 – Connected

Back on the road and only two weeks and 4 days left. Now I am writing this I only have 2 weeks and 3 days left, Finish a week on Wednesday! Skype I have spent the day on Skype today, talking to many different people. Now we are in Arizona we seem to have pretty […]

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Day 70 – Just Keep Swimming

By Jon in : News // Jul 10 2011
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Day 70 – Just Keep Swimming

Day off… Relaxation. No pictures but a short video! Breakfast We went for breakfast on our day off. I had the biggest breakfast I think I have ever consumed. 3 eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, french toast and some of Helen’s pancakes. Delicious. We got speaking to our waitress, who also owned the place. […]

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Day 69 – Boom Boom Boom Let Me Hear You Say Wayo

By Jon in : News // Jul 10 2011
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Day 69 – Boom Boom Boom Let Me Hear You Say Wayo

Last day of the week. I am so happy to be at the end of this week. It seems short but then the last two weeks have been 7 days of walking where as now we are back to 6 days. It is better as I know I am worn out and I feel that […]

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Day 68 – I Wish It Would Rain Down

By Jon in : News // Jul 8 2011
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Day 68 – I Wish It Would Rain Down

The thunderstorm rained a little bit today, but generally it stayed pretty warm. I really wanted it to rain hard, but preferably on one of my breaks. The good thing about getting wet out here is you dry very quickly after it stops The 53 This morning I set out on the 53. This is […]

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Day 67 – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

By Jon in : News // Jul 8 2011
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Day 67 – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

We have had to re-map the route! It happens to be 22 miles longer and also goes through Phoenix, the hottest place in America…Oh Joy! Goodbye 66 So after leg one today we decided that we might have to look at alternative routes. We seem to be going through quite a lot of Indian Reserves […]

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Day 66 – All By Myself

By Jon in : News // Jul 6 2011
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Day 66 – All By Myself

Going Solo On leg two today the road was too dangerous for the RV, we could have done we a good old Land Rover Defender. Anyway I headed off on my own, loaded up with four liters of water, an orange and a banana, all you need for a good 20 miles on your own. […]

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