Backpacking USA

Backpacking USA #5- Nashville: Bike Tales, Music Trails

So heading south on the advice of Miracle Mel (that’s what I’ll call her from now on), I spent an overnight Greyhound journey braving security check points, iron-grilled station windows and stopovers in blood-stained bathrooms. So this is ‘The South, eh?’ I had finally arrived

Cloud Gate aka The Bean

Backpacking USA #4 – Chicago: Facing Fears

My arrival was not great. I quickly realised I had NO reason to be in Chicago as my best friend from school, who I hadn’t seen since the ‘90s, said she wouldn’t be able to make the meet-up….AFTER I had already bought my flights. Sometimes