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Ryan in America travel blog 2011-2012

Las Vegas, Nevada

Welcome to the ryaninamerica blog. The travel blog of an Australian in the United States. Please select a city from the list on the right hand side of this page, to view the travel blog post, photos and commentary from … Continue reading

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Nogales, Arizona

Nogales, Arizona is a small town bordering Mexico, it is actually split down the middle by the border fence. Nogales, Mexico is the other half of the city. I drove down here to have lunch and check out the border. … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

I hired a car and mastered the art of driving on the right side of the road. Here is the Grand Canyon in the car mirror. Photos cannot capture the depth of this place, and the way it just seems … Continue reading

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Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

Truth or Consequences, a great name for a town. The town was named after a popular 1950s radio quiz show. New Mexico is the hub of commercial spaceflight activity, and it was an exciting time to visit here because the … Continue reading

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, or ‘ABQ’ as the locals call it. Here I am with the night skyline in background. The Sanida Peak Tramway is the longest tramway cable car span in the world. It goes up the Sandia Peak mountain in Albuquerque … Continue reading

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Tucson, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum The Cold War has been an intense historical interest of mine. So I decided to pay a visit to what is probably the preeminent Cold War relic around, an entire intact Titan nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile silo, … Continue reading

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Austin, Texas

West Texas sky, taken by me. By far, the skies in the Southwest United States are very different to elsewhere. Sunsets are striking here. Striking to a degree I have never seen in Australia. I do not know why that … Continue reading

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