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Posted on 7:23am Saturday 28th July 2012
IT is something of an irony that, back in the 19th Century USA, while Spain, the US, Mexico and, to the east, France, Spain and the US (Louisiana Purchase) were deciding who owned what, there were hundreds of thousands of native Indians who thought it was their land.
Posted on 11:50am Friday 20th July 2012
WE tend to opt for the guided tour round the bigger cities and we find it extremely beneficial many more times than not. We took a trolley trip (another bus with a diesel engine called a trolley) round Santa Fe, which of course is the end of the famed 900-mile Santa Fe Trail from Independence, Missouri.
Posted on 11:30am Saturday 14th July 2012
The lady behind the counter in the 7/11 in Lubbock, took one look at the beers I planned to buy and asked for my ID. The man in the next queue chuckled and said: “It’s ridicoooluss. He’s obviously just over 21.”
Posted on 1:30pm Friday 6th July 2012
FOR those of you who do not enjoy my travelling reminiscences, my apologies but as we are off on holiday So it was a case of my either missing out on writing a column until late July or continuing the theme of our travels across the USA last autumn.