Category: 2017 – Our Year Out

Blogs from our silver gap year/year out travelling – all the places we go to and all the new things we see and do!

October 14, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Gallup was an unremarkable pivotal point in our Route 66 journey.  Our trip switched from a westerly route to a northerly diversion off route.  It had been our intention all…

October 1, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Oklahoma behind us, we got back onto Route 66 to see what ‘the middle bit’ had to offer.  An overnight stop in Elk City on the western fringes of Oklahoma…

September 29, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
September 26, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

I don’t particularly like driving. I just do it to get from A to B.
Mr. C, on the other hand, enjoys it! So whenever we go visiting Daughter No. 1…

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September 26, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

After a night spent on the outskirts of Detroit in the Hilton Garden Inn in Novi, it was time to venture even further west to Chicago.  The journey down through Michigan…

September 24, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

We just had an overnighter at The Kinight’s Inn in Liverpool, Syracuse and what a difference to the grubby Lamie’s in Hampton! Immaculately clean, a huge comfy bed and just…

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September 21, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

There’s always a risk when you go to a place you’ve yearned to go to since forever. What if it doesn’t live up to your expectations? What if it was…

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September 17, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our American road-trip has been on the agenda for many months now, but we’ve finally started.  I don’t know if it’s an omen or not, but the very first step…

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June 27, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

The North Coast 500 – A driving tour of the coast of Scotland
Mrs. C ……
So we checked out of the Inverness Premier Inn after a not-so-good night’s sleep and set…

June 10, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Somewhere around 10pm our EasyJet flight landed at Milan Malpensa and we hopped onto the hotel shuttle taking us to our overnight home, the Crowne Plaza.  The single receptionist did…

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