USA Part 7: The Hillbily’s Hills (St Louis MO to Washington DC 30/08/17-16/09/17)

I got off the Greyhound bus in Missouri and rubbed my eyes. It had been another long ride through the endless plains of Illinois, coming down from Chicago. I sat on my pack outside the St Louis bus station and watched an Amish family exit a mini van. The father of this family had a … More USA Part 7: The Hillbily’s Hills (St Louis MO to Washington DC 30/08/17-16/09/17)

USA Part 5: The Great Big Boring Plains (Ordway CO to St Louis MO 27/07-11/08/17)

I felt sorry for Kansas. Prior to my arrival into the state, I had not heard a single nice thing about the place. Boring, backwards, uninspiring were among the most frequent adjectives people used to describe the state, both the landscape and its people.                 We’d had a … More USA Part 5: The Great Big Boring Plains (Ordway CO to St Louis MO 27/07-11/08/17)