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The United States has 50 very different states under the banner of the stars and stripes. Experience sun-drenched California with beaches and the great outdoors, Pulsing New York City, a country unto itself contrasted with the laid back deep south and expansive deserts.

death valley camero roadtrip

An iconic road trip is a great way to explore and well catered for. Whether traversing Death Valley, meandering the Mississippi or cruising Route 61, the beauty of a road trip is you can go wherever you want and stick to a more iconic route, your own!

shack up inn mississippi

Visit a recently converted cotton farm at The Shack Up Inn, located in Clarksdale, Mississippi. With international blues acts performing regularly in their eclectic bar you’ll be entertained as well as immersed in a bygone era. As they quote on their website ‘The Ritz we aint!’

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Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean has been an unincorporated territory of the United States since 1898.

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Beneath the Sideburns and Sequins of Elvis

40 years after the death of Elvis. A visit to Graceland to discover what longevity the legacy of Elvis has for future generations.

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Entrance to Graceland.
Posted by Warren Dobe | 10 Aug 2017
Beneath the Sideburns and Sequins of Elvis

Standing in the Jungle Room of Graceland. I feel the mastery and extravagance of Elvis exude from the walls. I imagine he and his entourage lounging about. Drinks and drugs...

big beach maui
Posted by Warren Dobe | 31 Dec 2015
Big Beach, Maui

New Years Eve, island style. Our final day in Maui and it called for some beach action. Beauty of an Island like Maui is you can get anywhere quickly with...

Lahania hawaii
Posted by Warren Dobe | 26 Dec 2015
Lahania, Maui, Hawaii

Nursing a mild hangover on boxing day, the day after Christmas, Erin and I were contemplating the prospect of working the days between Christmas and New Year while most had the...

Yosemite Lookout
Posted by Warren Dobe | 27 Sep 2009
Yosemite National Park

Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. Thinking Google maps told me it was 400km away I was surprised to see it then would take 9 hours. Seems an awfully slow...

Big Sur Lookout
Posted by Warren Dobe | 29 Sep 2009
Big Sur, California

Start the ignition on the Mustang to begin the Big Sur roadtrip. Clock turns on showing 9am precisely. Nothing strange about that except that the two previous mornings of our...

Napa Valley Winery
Posted by Warren Dobe | 30 Sep 2009
Sipping Across Sonoma

An hour's drive from Berkeley and we were in Sonoma. The little sister of Napa, the major town of this winery region north of San Francisco. We pulled into the...