spent much of 1997 wandering around the western states of the USA
and driving across Canada. As we went we recorded our experiences
in a series of web pages.
travelled in a Chevvy panel van nicknamed "Thunder"
with enough hardware inside to guide the shuttle, and uploaded our
web pages whenever we could persuade someone to let us use their
sentimental reasons we've left the pages as we created them on the
road a bit rough and ready, with the occasional squashed
fly, but still fun for us to read and share.
recorded her thoughts as a diary. Ralph just wrote when he felt
didn't attempt to do the continent, trying to whizz around
and visit every state and province. Even if we wished to, it would
have been impossible to really get to know two such vast countries
in the amount of time we had.
we attempted to experience some of the USA and Canada and its peoples
in enough depth to think and write about them.
LESSONS WE LEARNED