On a motorcycle, a journey from Saint-Georges-sur-l’Aa to Saint-George, USA

In 2017, Stéphane Coppey, deputy mayor, and his brother Yoland decided to discover the country of Uncle Sam. For these motorcycle enthusiasts, it is obvious that this dream can only come true on a Harley Davidson and on the famous road 66.

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On August 4, Stéphane, his friend Géraldine, Yoland and Cathy, his wife, took off from Paris for Los Angeles. ” As soon as we got off the plane, our dream took shape. After a first night at the hotel, the next day we took possession of our motorcycles, two beautiful Harley Davidsons weighing more than 400 kg. We. Géraldine took more than 1,600 photos and a good number of videos. The kilometers followed one another and after the visit to Los Angeles, ” we leave for the Californian desert and Palm Springs. 350 km further, first contact with Route 66 which takes us to the mining town of Oatman before climbing towards the Grand Canyon. The journey continues with Monument Valley, then Brice Canyon. Everytime, ” it’s wonder the landscapes follow one another always so impressive, especially seen from a helicopter, 30 minutes of a breathtaking flight. »

The American dream.
The American dream. – VDN

St. George, USA!

The eighth day, ” Gambling heaven or hell awaits us in Las Vegas. This city is described by our guide as a challenge to good taste and always a hymn to excess. We tried our luck, but reasonably and without success. The next day, departure for Bishop, Yosemite National Park and Mariposa to discover one of the most beautiful alpine valleys in the world with its 1,300 km of hiking trails. ” In the park, we scrupulously respected our speed. No tolerance on an overrun, even minimal. After San Francisco, the Northerners visited Monterey Morro Bay before returning to Los Angeles. ” By the coastal road, with a passage through Santa Barbara qualified as the most beautiful city in California, then we went to Santa Monica city where Route 66 and Venice Beach ends. In total, we did almost 5000 km. »

Direction Saint-Georges.
Direction Saint-Georges. – VDN

In the Hurricane region, the road had a surprise in store for them. ” We discovered a city: Saint-George! And then, surprise in the middle of the desert, we had a network, whereas in Saint-Georges-sur-l’Aa, in certain districts, we are still waiting… »

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