Friday, October 16, 2015

Our USA Road Trip [Blog Update]

It has been a long time in the making, but after months of planing, organizing and saving up, our next travel destination is waiting for us. I'm headed with my friends to the USA. Our trip starts tomorrow, as we are headed for Belgrade to catch our first flight (of two) to get to Los Angeles. Our plan is to do a road trip across the Pacific Highway in California from Los Angeles to San Francisco, then visit Yosemite National Park, head over to Las Vegas and also make a stop at the south side of the Grand Canyon and then return to Los Angeles.



It's a fairly big trip that will last over two weeks with travel, so I had to make this little announcement to let everyone know that you won't be seeing me visit you that much. I have some prepared posts that are scheduled to be posted on the blog so I won't be completely gone. "Through My Lens" will be up on Monday as planned, so you will be able to link in.

I hope to do a couple of "On Location" posts, like I did last time, during our visit to Prague, so be on the lookout for that as well. But mostly, I hope to have a great time in the United States and see a lot and while I did visit 10 years ago, this will be a whole new experience for me. The Canon is locked and ready as well and you can expect a fairly big travel series once I return. So wish us luck and I hope to check in with you soon.


Image sources: Pacific Highway, Las Vegas

55 comments:

  1. Wow enjoy the big planned trip. We are excited to see lots of your photos, of course. Enjoy and take care.

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  2. A big adventure awaits you. Enjoy!

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  3. How exciting.Atrip of a lifetime and I know we will be able to see it all those through your photgraphs when you return. Have a wonderful time and stay safe.

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  4. Beautiful shots - I look forward to seeing your "take" on our country!
    Please come share at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/10/a-little-bit-squirrelly.html

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  5. How wonderful. Looking forward to seeing your photographs even if they do wish I was back there.

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  6. Travel safely and we'll await your great road trip photos!

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  7. sounds exciting. Have an awesome trip :)

    http://destinychildosheen.blogspot.com.au/2015/10/a-pocketful-of-sunshine.html

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  8. Hello Mersad, sounds like an awesome trip. Some great place to visit, I loved Yosemite. Have fun and I wish you safe travels. Happy weekend!

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  9. have a wonderful visit,

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  10. Have a great time! That part of the country is my old stomping grounds so it will be fantastic to see what you capture. I have friends who live near Yosemite & they are already getting snow so be prepared!

    Thank you for joining us once again at Photo Friday!

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  11. Oh, I am so pleased that your are traveling here. I know that you will have a good time and will have wonderful photos to share. Only sad that you will not be visiting Santa Fe. I hope that you will be able to visit some bloggers, too, while you are in the country!

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    1. I would love that. I don't know if time will allow it, but that would be cool.

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  12. Hi Mersad, I am finally back to blogging. So happy to see your upcoming plans for travel to USA. Safe travel and I know you will enjoy.

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  13. A great trip it should be and I'm so happy you'll be visiting the US!! That's a wonderful area to vacation in -- some of my favorite places!! Take care, stay safe, enjoy and I look forward to your return!!!

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  14. Hope your travels go well and safe. Have a great time while in the USA,my neighbours to the south.

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  15. Make sure (if driving) to take Highway 101 up to San Francisco as Interstate 5 can be soooo boring. If you take 101 you will pass a couple cities I lived in (Camarillo and Ventura) although the highlight city on this route would be Santa Barbara. Lots of nice little beach towns along this route further north, too. Have fun!!
    http://happywonderer.com/ ellen b.

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    1. Thanks Ellen. Highway 101 is our plan! :)

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  16. Enjoy your travel, Mersad!

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  17. Have a super trip--- I was born and raised around SF, and I know you will enjoy that part of the trip.

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  18. Please check the most recent news and plan travel accordingly.

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    And have a very safe trip!

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  19. Have a great time, Mersad. You have picked a wonderful part of our country to visit. I will be watching for your photographs.

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  20. Have a wonderful trip! This should be a good time to see the Grand Canyon, and it's incredible.

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  21. I wish you safe travels and beautiful weather and look forward to your photos.

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  22. Das ist ja toll, da freue ich mich besonders auf deine Fotos denn so eine Tour habe ich 1987 gemacht und mir hat es supergut gefallen.

    Wünsche dir einen superguten Flug und traumhaft schönen Urlaub. Hab viel Spaß.

    Liebe Grüsse

    N☼va

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  23. Have a wonderful time - I envy you!! Make sure you stop by Monterrey as it's so gorgeous...
    #TheWeeklyPostcard

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  24. Welcome to the USA! This sounds like a great trip. And yes, I agree Monterey is gorgeous if you can get there.

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  25. Have a wonderful time! That trip up PCH is amazing. I'm looking forward to seeing your photos.

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  26. Your trip is great, I know very well the locations you are start to visiting and I love so much the national parks, Las Vegas and San Francisco... not so much Los Angeles
    Waiting your shots soon
    Have a safe trip :)
    Ciao
    Stefano

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  27. Welcome to the United States. Enjoy your stay and the gorgeous scenery.

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  28. Yes, and when I've been through Las Vegas a number of times over several years, the extra stuff is very high. Even just driving through it definitely grabs my eyes. I rarely hang out there, but going through is a challenge.

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  29. Gorgeous photo! Oh Mersad, I am so excited for you that you are headed back to the US! You have some great locations planned. Can't WAIT to see all the photos! Have fun!!!!

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  30. The drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco along the coast line is a magnificent drive. You are going to have a very good time. Enjoy your vacation.

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  32. Have a fantastic trip! I highly recommend making time to see the elephant seals at Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal rookery in central California. Here are a couple photos:

    https://plus.google.com/+SidewalkSafari/posts/D1SuGiQDdSe

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  33. We did this very same trip last summer (including LV portion over Tioga Pass!) just did not have time for the Grand Canyon. Be sure to visit Point Lobos!http://celebratetheweekend.com/california-sampler-11-day-family-road-trip-with-side-kick-las-vegas/


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