Tag United States of America

USA to South Africa

I loved this trip to the USA. It had been quite awhile since I’ve travelled on my own. I loved the freedom that comes with travelling, of not making plans, of going with the flow, meeting wonderful people, experiencing new…

USA – Day 23 -24 – NYC

28 May – NYC It was raining when I woke up on this morning. I didn’t plan much except to visit the Ground Zero monument (which I didn’t do), the B&H Photo Video store again to see if I should…

USA – Day 21 – NYC

NYC Day 21 Woke up early but left the apartment only at midday. Took the subway train straight to Brooklyn high street. Wandered around the promenade area on both sides of the Brooklyn bridge. Brooklyn heights and the dumbo area.…

USA – Day 17 – 20 – North Carolina

North Carolina Flew out of dc from Ronald Regan international airport. It’s easy to get to by metro from the city centre. On the way to the airport the train passed by Arlington cemetery. I forgot to go there however…

USA – Day 15 – 16 Washington DC

Washington, D.C. Wow okay, so I drove myself in a hired car from Pittsburgh International Airport to Washington, D.C. Thankfully I decided to rent a GPS with the car. Why? It’s better than trying to read a map or directions…

USA – Day 14 – Pittsburgh

Took some time out today to do very little – a rest day.  Corrie had to go in to work for half a day. She got back in the afternoon and we went to a shopping centre/mall to see what…

USA – Day 13 – Pittsburgh

Woke up early. My room is very bright in the morning with side windows facing east. In the afternoon we ventured to Braddock to go to a photography fair. The tunnel was closed, there was a lot of traffic because…

USA – Day 12 – Pittsburgh

Had a lazyish morning. We only left the house at about midday. Blessed with a hot sunny day, the temperature peaked at 31 degrees celsius. Stopped at a local farmers market before heading into the city. Our first stop was…

USA – Day 11 – Pittsburgh PA

Woke up early to get ready to leave for the airport.  The metrocab taxi that I booked online the previous day arrived at 8:05am. It took about 25min and cost $35 to the airport. I had checked in the previous…

USA – Day 10 – Boston / Gloucester

Chris invited us to go on a day trip with them to Gloucester. He hired a zipcar and picked us up from Alliz’s apartment. We headed out to Gloucester which is only an hours drive from Boston. Perfect day for…