The Spirit of Detroit

Originally my plan had been to stay on the bus as it rode the Interstate 94 and arrive at the Detroit terminal shortly after midnight. I perhaps naively thought that … Continue Reading →

Silver Lake, Michigan

Leaving Benton harbour on the Greyhound according to Plan B (not going all the way on to Detroit) involved a change of bus two hours later at the flamboyantly named … Continue Reading →

Storm on Lake Michigan

I travelled through the night again and arrived at Chicago Greyhound terminal at six in the morning. It may be one of the biggest bus stations in America but there … Continue Reading →

St Louis, Missouri (Gateway to the West)

It was a shame to leave my newfound friends in Denver but after lots of hugs I made my way to the Greyhound Terminal to await the bus for my … Continue Reading →

Denver, Colorado

In order to leave Salt Lake City I had to wheel my suitcase down a number of blocks from the smart district to the Greyhound Bus Terminal. I couldn’t help … Continue Reading →

Salt Lake City, Utah

It is here in the Mormon City of Salt Lake that Sandy & I say goodbye to our travelling companions and each other after our trip around some of the … Continue Reading →

Clover Creek, Idaho (riding the Oregon Trail)

We passed through Idaho on our travels down South to Salt Lake City. Our guide made a joke about most people never having visited this state and only knowing it … Continue Reading →

The Grand Tetons, Wyoming

We left Yellowstone and travelled West into the Grand Tetons National Park; these are some of the most photographed mountains in the world since they rise 7,000 ft, without foothills, … Continue Reading →


We have just passed two wonderful days in Yellowstone National Park and this is where our choice of tour operator has paid off a thousand fold. Rooms at the Old … Continue Reading →

The Little Big Horn, Montana

Before Boris got to drive the coach into Montana we stopped at Buffalo Bill’s old haunt, the Sheridan Inn in the little town of the same name. This carefully preserved … Continue Reading →