New York City

I was afraid of New York City for many reasons. I was expecting a big, overwhelming city. I knew it will be superexpensive and we are budget travellers. I feared the sadness of the last stop on our journey before heading back home. Finally I have my personal reasons which I do not want to […]

Train to Chicago

We returned our second car in the beautiful town of Whitefish and loaded like camels (with all the camping gear we bought in the US on top of our backpacks) left for the train station. We decided that crossing the US on board of “Empire Builder” – an Amtrak train running along the Canadian border […]

Homeless in Seattle

We returned our rental car in Seattle and checked in at the hostel – the only one available and cheap enough not to ruin our budget. The place was cool, located in downtown with various activities for guests every day: Monday hot cocoa and cookies at 8 p.m., Wednesday excursion with a guide, Saturday beer. […]

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is located at the north-western edge of United States. It is so big and diverse that they decided to divide it into three separate areas. We decided to split our stay between two campsites because the distances are too big to drive all around the penisula all the time. Kalaloch is located […]

Redwood National Park

We drove north, almost to the tip of California, to Redwood National Park. Redwood is a name of a tree cousin of sequoias. Not as wide but taller. Redwood park is also home of Hyperion – the tallest living sequoia on Earth. Did you know that they can live 2000 years?! The forest is amazing. […]