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USA road trip.

Post by anglefire » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:54 pm

I went on a short road trip to the USA - specifically Nevada, Utah, Arizona and California - recently.

Weather could have been kinder in Utah and Arizona as we had cloud a bit of rain and it wasn’t warm!

Our first stop was Rachel. Think of the film Paul.
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in Nevada was dark and pretty clear.
So it meant we could see the Milky Way with the naked eye which is pretty rare in a lot of the uk - especially around Birmingham.

And managed to get one shot that I was happy with. Which was a bonus. Actually taken near a small airport. Hence the light on the ground I think - from the rotating light.
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We then went to the arches National Park in Utah but it was a bit cloudy - and arrived later than planned due to a puncture. And it was cloudy so the planned night shoot was abandoned.
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We then went on to Arizona and monument valley. Again was cloudy.
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Next was the Grand Canyon.

Have a guess what the weather was like.
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Then on to the Barringer crater.

It rained as we went to the rim.....
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Jerome was an interesting breakfast halt.
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Route 66 was actually sunny.
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And of course, we had to go to see London Bridge.
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Then is was back towards Las Vegas via a night in Laughlin
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And finally back to Las Vegas for breakfast and a very quick look around before my flight back.
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Re: USA road trip.

Post by DSL » Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:04 pm

Looks fun, even though the weather was rubbish. Did similar in 1992, picked up brand new hire car and returned it 2 weeks later with over 5k on the clock. :whistle: :whistle:


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Re: USA road trip.

Post by anglefire » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:22 pm

We only did 1678miles in 4 days (Well 4 and a bit)

The tuesday was weird - left the UK on the 9:30 ish flight, which is 10hours - landed at about 1 (US time) ish, through customs and got the car and headed out of Las Vegas and got to Panaca and the B&B - had some food I think, then went out to get some pictures of the Milky Way and got to bed at about 9pm. But not really tired - even though we had a 32hour long day effectively - though only awake for 24.


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Re: USA road trip.

Post by anglefire » Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:08 pm

Still processing the odd one.

Barringer Crater
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Orangeville, Utah
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Re: USA road trip.

Post by benp » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:43 pm

some cracking pictures there bud


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