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Second halt in Yosemite : a park keeping all its promises

7 August 2016
Yosemite road trip

We probably cannot go more pompous than the title of this article… Mais l’information essentielle reste que nous sommes retournés dans le parc national de Yosemite peu après notre premier passage ! Lors des deux premières semaines, nous avons vraiment fait un concentré de l’Ouest américain, en nous rendant sur les sites les plus connus et incontournables. Pour la seconde partie (lorsque Marijke et moi-même avons rejoint Eirik et Antwan), nous n’avions établi au-cun planning et voulions simplement profiter de cette…

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Lac Tahoe road trip
National parks

Lake Tahoe : here they come and away they go…

Lake Tahoe, we had a first missed date… Your definitely were on our list for the first part of the road trip on the US West coast, but we could not make the detour in the end, because we lacked time. What a shame ! But we did…

5 June 2016
Los Angeles road trip
Cities

Back to the city : welcome to Los Angeles !

We landed in Los Angeles (LA to friends) starting our road trip on the US West Coast, but saw from the city only a motel, a Wal-Mart and the parking lot of the Escape agency where we picked up our van. It deserved a follow-up…

26 April 2016
Death Valley
National parks

Heat, dryness and breathtaking landscapes : welcome to Death Valley

And we are going on with our Californian road trip, after Yosemite, San Francisco or even the Pacific Coast Highway, we are now retreating inland and going to the gigantic Mojave desert… in Death Valley National Park ! If the name might ring a bell, only a very few of you will actually know more about…

23 February 2016
Napa Valley California
Cities

Vineyards for as far as the eye can see in Napa Valley

After a detour through Yosemite, and then San Francisco… We are once again changing the setting completely and going to visit Napa Valley ! One more time (and I will not stop saying that), this step shows how rich and varied California is. It is actually one of the things that surprised…

19 January 2016