Towns along Route 66 almost died when an Interstate was built through Arizona. Locals were on the verge of destitution - until one of them decided to do something about it...
Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means 'a whale's vagina'.
Thought California was always a sunny surfers paradise? So did we, until we set off on our road trip and found out we’d picked entirely the wrong time of year!
Our week road tripping in a camper van is one of the highlights of our trip, but it wasn't without mishaps, an amazing number of arguments, and a bit of bad luck!
After nearly 3 and a half months of non stop travelling and 2 weeks in Bolivia at high altitude, it was only a matter of time before one of us came a cropper, and despite his smugness about ‘having done all this before in 2007’ it was Chris who bit the dust first!