Holiday Images
A Journey to the Grand Canyon: May/June 1995
The record of our twenty-five day trip visiting
California; Nevada; Utah; Colorado; New Mexico; Arizona
Tickets received for our Virgin Atlantic flight from Heathrow to San Francisco
Day 1 (May 25th): after a train journey from Dorridge to Beaconsfield, and a taxi ride to the Novotel at Heathrow Airport, our evening meal is at Harry Ramsden's Restaurant
Day 2: a 10-hour flight on Virgin Atlantic's Maiden Voyager (VS 019)
Our route to San Francisco takes us over Glasgow, the Western Isles,
Iceland, Greenland (right), Hudson Bay, and Calgary
On arrival in San Francisco, a 'limo' takes us to the Marina Inn (below),
with David recording the journey (above)
Having reached the Marina Inn at 3:45pm (although it's midnight at home) we have time to explore the street the hotel is located on, Lombard Street, a section of which is famous for being the "crookedest street in the world"
After exploring Fisherman's Wharf, we return to the hotel to review the day's video shots