Backpacking

Yosemite National Park in 8hrs

So when I booked my camping tour I was quite excited about the opportunity to explore Yosemite but it has turned out there will be a lot less time than advertised in fact I only […]

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From Vegas to the Sierra Nevada

We pack up and leave Vegas, leaving the luxury of our hotel stay behind and clamber back into the stuffy little minivan for a full day of driving, and only driving, to our camping spot […]

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Exploring Las Vegas

My first day in Las Vegas, I start with a nice long lie in. My cozy bed feels like heaven after my recent roll mat on the ground. But I still manage to make the […]

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Hoover Dam & Las Vegas

Its another long drive from the Grand Canyon camp ground to Las Vegas but a nice shiny hotel awaits me there where I can have a lie down on a nice squishy bed and even […]

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Exploring the Grand Canyon

Illness during travels is never a fun experience, stomach troubles is worse and having stomach troubles while camping is horrendous. Despite this I will see the Grand Canyon. I might not be able to go […]

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Lake Havasu to the Grand Canyon

So after a long night at the campervan park we packed up and headed off the the Grand Canyon via Lake Havasu City where of all things you will find London Bridge!

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San Diego

Unfortunately its becoming quite clear this camping tour isn’t quite what I had expected. Today I was given the option of go to zoo or not go to the zoo. I was hoping for a […]

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First Day of Camping

So, as probably evident from my last post, I wasn’t too impressed with some of the initial impressions of this camp trip and after spending a day with my driver … let just say I […]