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flamebyrd ([personal profile] flamebyrd) wrote2016-09-01 06:40 pm

Some roadtrip statistics

He drew a deep breath. "Well, I'm back," he said.
-- The Return of the King, J. R. R. Tolkien

States Visited (in order)
Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, home

Landmarks: (in order)
Mt Rainier, Oregon coast, California redwoods, Yosemite, Hoover Dam, historic Route 66, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Arches, Scotts Bluff, Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse memorial, Devils Tower, Yellowstone

Days on the road: 26

Hotels/Motels: 22

Distance driven: 10,104 kilometres (6278 miles)

Fuel usage (estimate): 515 litres (136 gallons)

Highest Elevation: 3,401 metres (11,158 feet)

Highest Speed Limit: 128 km/h (80 mph)

Listening material: The Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, and the first 9 chapters of The Return of the King (J. R. R. Tolkien, read by Phil Dragash). The BBC radio play of Good Omens (Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman)