What's a Green Tortoise? An animal (crustation??) Well, as I've mentioned here and in my other blog, I've done a lot of travel. One of my best memories was on board a renovated 1960's Greyhound bus, called the Green Tortoise. They offered various trips, the one I chose, after an exhausting flight from Fiji to Los Angeles, was a West - East coast trip across the States.
The bus set up was made so that one could sit at tables during the day, and at night converted into one mass sleeping centre. Here, in pictures (some courtesy of Sarah Williams, fellow traveller as I didn't have a digital camera in 2004, date of this trip) are some of the beautiful highlights:
|Las Vegas baby!!|
|Grand Canyon sunset|
|White Sands National Park (with bus in the background)|
|White Sands National Park|
So if you're looking for a trip where you'll get to experience the highlights of the States in approx. 2.5 weeks, get to meet fantastic people (some of who I am still in touch with 8 years on) and are not a fan of big hotel chains and don't mind pitching in, helping cook delicious meals (all food bought from Trader Joe's - good quality) - this is the trip for you!