On Saturday 19 August 2014 we flew from Dublin with United Airlines to Newark and then on to Denver.  The following day we rented a Ford Taurus and drove to Los Angeles, covering around 1,500 miles, arriving back in Dublin 10 September.  Here are some photographs of our holiday.


1: Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Rainbows from Chimney Rock National Monument.

Pagosa hot mineral springs.


Up at the Royal Pines Ranch, Catchpole Drive with Leo and Donna Milner; Sid, Aaron & Joel Katzen

2: Abuquerque, New Mexico


Ghost Ranch (a 21000-acre retreat and education centre in Abiquiu, New Mexico) north of Abuquerque (near Los Alamos)



3: Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff city


Meteor Crater, Wilmslow, AZ (Barringer crater)




Grand Canyon, Arizona





Sedona is a city that straddles the county line between Coconino and Yavapai counties in the northern Verde Valley region of Arizona approximately 30 miles south of Flagstaff.

5: Boulder City



Hoover (Boulder) Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada.


Las Vegas, often known as simply Vegas, is a city in the United States, the most populous city in the state of Nevada

6: Los Angeles is the most populous city in the state of California and the second-most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621 and is located in Southern California.


Hollywood walk of fame, with Mel Brooks being inducted 8 September.


Left is Tammy Milner-Miller with her daughters McKenzie (right) and Riley.

We stayed at Torrance, near Redondo beach, south Los Angeles.

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