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Day 65 – Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue

By Jon in : News // Jul 5 2011
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Day 65 – Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue

Happy 4th July!! I think one of the most celebrated holidays in the US. Even though there is a state wide fireworks ban we still had a great day. The Sign It has become more and more apparent that as we find new sections of Route 66, businesses really latch on to the emblem. Everything […]

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Day 64 – King Of The Road

By Jon in : News // Jul 4 2011
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Day 64 – King Of The Road

When I woke up this morning it was raining. Not good for me but great for all the fires surrounding Santa Fe. By the time I had been dropped at my starting marker the sky had cleared and it was set to be a glorious day in Santa Fe. Leaving Santa Fe Like I have […]

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Day 63 – Food Glorious Food

By Jon in : News // Jul 3 2011
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Day 63 – Food Glorious Food

Another day off another city, well not just any city, Santa Fe. It is so good to be back here, and what a relaxing day. Food Chris and Shaun headed out to check out some of the museums of which there are too many to see in one day but also they wanted to really […]

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Day 62 – Santa Fe

By Jon in : News // Jul 3 2011
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Day 62 – Santa Fe

The day has come. I am now only 40 miles from Santa Fe. Heading North I got back on the Santa Fe trail after meeting the owner of the gas station where we stayed last night. He seemed pretty cool. I mentioned how beautiful it was and how amazing it must be to live here. […]

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Day 61 – Viva Las Vegas

By Jon in : News // Jul 3 2011
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Day 61 – Viva Las Vegas

Ok so not the real Vegas, but being back in civilization was great, I felt like I had a new lease of life. The Borders When I woke up this morning and stepped out of the van the weather and the terrain reminded me of the borders of Scotland. It was almost like a set […]

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Day 60 – The Distance

By Jon in : News // Jul 3 2011
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Day 60 – The Distance

After finishing last night and deciding to stay on 104, I have to get up and try and make up the miles.At least the sunrise was good! Extra Miles So going this route is an extra 25 miles. With only three days left this week I have to try and make up the miles. It […]

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Day 59 – Country Roads

By Jon in : News // Jul 2 2011
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Day 59 – Country Roads

Spectacular Waking up this morning really made me feel like I was a cowboy back in the gold rush age. I was saying to Chris how it actually feels like a theme park. We have all seen these sights before, the wide open landscapes with the huge messa’s and bute’s ( big hills) in tge […]

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Day 58 – Clockwatching

By Jon in : News // Jul 2 2011
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Day 58 – Clockwatching

Even though the terrain today was amazing I found today incredibly dull. It is strange that if you aren’t in the mood you are just watching the miles clock up. San Jon My first town today was a place called San Jon. Shaun had parked the RV outside a motel and when I arrived I […]

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Day 57 – Home

By Jon in : News // Jul 2 2011
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Day 57 – Home

In New Mexico and It feels like home, I guess this is because I know places between Santa Fe and California so I am in familiar territory. I just have a funny feeling inside that things will get better. Dusty Roads I Spent the majority of today walking on dusty country roads. It is a […]

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No wifi

By Jon in : News // Jul 1 2011
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Sorry for the lack of updates. We have been in the New Mexico desert for nearly 5 days. I will be blogging all my updates tonight and tomorrow. Had a pretty amazing couple of days, but I am safe and will be arriving in Santa Fe tonight. Check back tomorrow!

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Day 55 – It Getting Hot In Here

By Jon in : News // Jun 25 2011
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Day 55 – It Getting Hot In Here

Usual day off really, doing back-ups of data, sorting the RV out and doing laundry. Rotten clothes There was one major issue. We have obviously been having a leak from the sink in the kitchen as it has now rotted down through a cupboard wall and through 4 of my good shirts and also moulded […]

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Day 54 – Is This The Way To Amarillo?

By Jon in : News // Jun 24 2011
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Day 54 – Is This The Way To Amarillo?

Peter Kay eat your heart out. I am within 42 miles of Amarillo and I am so excited to get there. Not only due to the song but it is the first city I will walk through in Texas. It’s Back The wind is blowing a gale again. This time it is full on and […]

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