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USA: Photo Summary

Want to see the photos but don’t want to read my ramblings?  Look no further! Continue reading USA: Photo Summary

Texas Forever!

Here we are at the final stop on my 5-and-a-half-week journey up, across and down the United States and what a way to finish up!  As they often say, save the best for last and I’ll have to be honest with you that throughout my entire journey, I was always thinking, I just can’t wait to head to Texas.

Now what I was going to do whilst in the biggest State of The United States was a bit of a mystery to me.  All I knew was that I would be meeting up with Steve and Shirley (family friends of my sister and brother-in-law who I met at their wedding in 2012), heading up to Waco, the home of Baylor University, their alma mater, then back down to Houston.  Apart from that, the plan was to just wing it. Continue reading Texas Forever!

The Space Coast, Florida

I’ll start my first post about the States with this: In my opinion, there is no other nation in this world more polarising than the USA. Love them or hate them, for good or for bad, Americans have had a profound impact on this world.  For many of us in Australia, we grow up watching American TV shows, movies from Hollywood and are exposed to the political happenings in Washington DC every four years, for two years at a time… The American accent is so familiar, yet foreign, their mannerisms are so recognisable yet not easily and authentically imitated and the contrasting nature of their society means that caricatures of famous American figures, be they celebrities or politicians are actually closer to reality rather than exaggerations of their character. Continue reading The Space Coast, Florida

Coming Soon: From Florida to freezing, my transcontinental journey across the USA

Over the past 5 weeks, I’ve been on an epic journey up and down, east to west across the United States of America.  With things almost wrapped up in Texas, stay tuned for my experience through the land of the free and the home of the brave.