Monthly Archives: June 2011

World Trip 2011: Day 8 – Anchorage to Denali, USA

Tuesday 7 June 2011 Highlights: Nine hour scenic train trip, white water rafting (class 3 & 4) Early start day.  I had a 8.15 am train to Denali with a 7.15 am check in this meant I needed to catch the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2011: Day 7 – San Francisco to Anchorage, USA

Monday 6 June 2011 Highlights: The sun shining brightly at 00.30 in Anchorage Said a last goodbye to San Francisco with an early 6.20 am start. The next major part of this trip will see many early mornings as I … Continue reading

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World Trip 2011: Day 6 – Sausalito and San Francisco, USA

Sunday 5 June 2011 Highlights: Ferry to Sausalito, walking around Sausalito Last full day with my Mum before heading off to Anchorage, Alaska.  An early morning start saw another local bus into the city.  This time we travelled to the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2011: Day 5 – San Francisco, USA

Saturday 4 June 2011 Highlights: Ghirardelli Place, Music Box Shop The big shopping day in the Bay area.  Last night they issued warnings about unseasonable wet weather, it turned out to be very wet but for the most part it … Continue reading

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World Trip 2011: Day 4 – Las Vegas to San Francisco, USA

Friday 3 June 2011 Highlights: Gambling at Las Vegas Airport The shuttle pick up worked out well but had we really left Vegas yet… well no.  It’s around 9 am and we are sitting at Las Vegas Airport and playing … Continue reading

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World Trip 2011: Day 3 – Las Vegas, USA

Thursday 2 June 2011 Highlights: The view from the Stratosphere Tower, gambling at ten casinos in one day! We started today with a visit to the Stratosphere Tower to view Vegas from 500 metres height.  Not a bad view, makes … Continue reading

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