Hazel and Peter on a street car in San Francisco

Living the
American dream

Motorhomers PETER & HAZEL DIXON fulfilled a dream to visit San Francisco – inspired by the 1967 song – some 51 years on


Living the American dream

By PETER DIXON
Posted on 16 April 2021

1967 was the 'Summer of Love' with The Beach Boys, Beatles and surfing music filling the top ten charts. I was camping in Jersey watching surfers and listening to Scott McKensie 'Going to San Francisco'. I said to my pal Frank, "I'm going there one day". In July 2018 my wife Hazel and I boarded the biggest roll-on roll-off ferry in the world with our 6m Pilote A Class motorhome for the eight-day Atlantic crossing to Halifax Nova Scotia. It was a cruise with a difference, eight passengers, 22 crew, a few thousand new Range Rovers, many thousands of containers and our motorhome.

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