Travel Blogs from Alexandria, United States

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From Alexandria, VA to Madison, VA, Alexandria, United States travel blog

From Alexandria, VA to Madison, VA

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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... driveway." We have a gravel area in our back yard that Chris drives Blue up over the rather substantial curb. Why the City of Alexandria has not fined us or given us what they call an apron is beyond me, but I digress. To facilitate getting the ...

Old Town Alexandria (US&C), Alexandria, United States travel blog

Old Town Alexandria (US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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Old Town Alexandria is a very cool place. They have lots of great stores and restaurants among the old buildings. The town of Alexandria goes back to the early to mid-1700s. It was bone-chilling cold when we were there in November, and we had to buy ...

From Elkton to Quincy Brooklyn, Alexandria, United States travel blog

From Elkton to Quincy Brooklyn

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... we would perform that act - it was funny for some but we felt otherwise... We had our coffee   and then headed to Alexandria to see my cousine Lisa and her new baby boy, Quincy Brooklyn Scanlon, named after his grandfathers' birthplaces...  The QB ...

day 46, Alexandria, United States travel blog

day 46

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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... and a discussion with the manager about places other than fast food to have dinner, and the best way to get to Old Town Alexandria and Washington DC - she was very helpful and gave us some useful brochures - we crank up our navigation girlfriend and set ...

George's House and Garrett's Tavern, Alexandria, United States travel blog

George's House and Garrett's Tavern

A travel blog entry by rbennettcpa

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... there is much more to the estate than we realized, which may be why it is the most visited historic site in the United States.  Charter bus after charter bus drove in while we were there.  Over 80 million visitors have walked the grounds of Mt. ...

day 48, Alexandria, United States travel blog

day 48

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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Day48 Udvar Hazy I think that staying in one place causes you to think you need a rest, and probably we do. So today is a slow day. I turned the alarm off and woke up 'late'. Had a lazy breakfast- have sussed out the waffle machine, goodbye muffin, and ...

day 47, Alexandria, United States travel blog

day 47

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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... wonderful facility. It also contains an archeological museum with displays of various digs that have been happening in and around Alexandria, and a very enthusiastic elderly volunteer, who latches onto Peter to show him a variety of arrow heads that dated ...

day 45, Alexandria, United States travel blog

day 45

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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... Not the easiest place for getting to places on foot. The day after tomorrow we'll try the bus and trolley to see old town Alexandria. A fifteen minute drive and we are pulling into the car park with a short walk to the shop and ticketing desk. We get the ...

"It Took 2 Whole Days to Get Here!"

A travel blog entry by rbennettcpa

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...as quoted by Jonathan Bennett...and we've heard for the last time, "How many more minutes?"  We quickly unloaded and donned swimsuits once again for a quick dip in the DUCK shaped swimming pool.  Jonathan and Charis got a kick from that and ...

Unwinding, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Unwinding

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... to rearrange all the furniture.....8 eyes are better than 4!! They have a cozy place on the 11th floor with expansive view of Alexandria and DC in the distance. They even have a glimpse of the Potomac River.   By December 4, refreshed and ...

Alexandria and beyond, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Alexandria and beyond

A travel blog entry by stcurry

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Hi everyone !  Our plane trip went great and we arrived, checked in, hotel looks nice, jumped back on the Metro and off we went.  First, we hit the Holocoust Museum (courtney's choice).  That was well done!  Took the tour and met a ...

T minus 24 hours..., Alexandria, United States travel blog

T minus 24 hours...

A travel blog entry by beesandtrees

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1 day left to go.  The pod has already gone and all that is left is packing my car up.  It can be an array of emotions packing up your life into different levels of access.  The items that you won't need for more than 2 ...

Washington DC, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Washington DC

A travel blog entry by johnterry_oz

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... have flown into - had we know we could have done so. Oh well we will know better next time. Kevin lives in Alexandria, Virginia. It's a beautiful historic town about 10 mins out of Washington downtown. This is probably the most beautiful city we have ...

The end of this road, Alexandria, United States travel blog

The end of this road

A travel blog entry by jenn_and_dave

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... , but I do not want it to be the last time we talk to, or email, or see each other. So now we are living in Alexandria, Virginia. We sadly emptied out our RV and we are in the process of finding another couple who will buy it and love it as much as ...

Students and chaperones prepare for trip, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Students and chaperones prepare for trip

A travel blog entry by engelkeros

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Chaperones met with the students to talk briefly about tomorrow's trip. Everyone is excited and at varying degrees of readiness. The two chaperones seem to be in the least state of readiness. There is a good long night ...

day 49, Alexandria, United States travel blog

day 49

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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day 49 Woke up to snow today - just a light dusting actually - but it's still snow! Many of you have commented about how we have missed the snow in Europe and how lucky we have been -while I'm with you, Peter has been dying to have snow fall - the more ...

Over to the States, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Over to the States

A travel blog entry by tartanbeat

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... lost again getting back to Ron's place - that Beltway is one confusing road in the dark!! But eventually we got to Alexandria around midnight... Spent a couple of days with Bree, checking out Alexandria (a Scottish town no less), and then miles were ...

First stop - Arrowwood, Alexandria, United States travel blog

First stop - Arrowwood

A travel blog entry by srbruner

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... a great beginning to our adventure. Leah's mom, Leone, invited us to join her for four nights at the Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, MN, along with her husband, Vin, Leah's sister, Anna, and our nephew and niece, Victor and Olympia.  Great ...

Days 10, 11 & 12 Versailles, Charlottesville to DC, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Days 10, 11 & 12 Versailles, Charlottesville to DC

A travel blog entry by bobandconnie

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Miles Driven and Time In Car:   Forgot to check, we'll catch ya next time. States Added:  West Virginia and Virginia for a total of 12 On The iPod:  The only Kentucky native we found on our iPod was Dwight Yoakam.  Nickel ...

Days 13 & 14 - Washington DC/Alexandria VA, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Days 13 & 14 - Washington DC/Alexandria VA

A travel blog entry by bobandconnie

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... nbsp; He took pity and put us on a 'whistle-free' trolley.  Whew! Today we are strolling around Old Town Alexandria and recovering from yesterday.  They say when you look like your passport its time to head ...

New Assignment, Alexandria, United States travel blog

New Assignment

A travel blog entry by mattinhaiti

About six and a half months ago, I started writing my travelogue for Haiti. After finishing three months training in Haiti, bonding with some extraordinary people both American and Haitian, living on my own in a country for a few months and being ...

USA Leaving Party, Alexandria, United States travel blog

USA Leaving Party

A travel blog entry by cjhare

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These photos are from our last night out in Alexandria before the big trip. Thank you to everyone who came! We had a great time and enjoyed seeing everyone. Whether you were there or not, know that you will be ...

Mount Cardigan, NH- State #13, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Mount Cardigan, NH- State #13

A travel blog entry by crashhopper

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Today we headed East towards New Hampshire, our 13th state in less than a month since beginning our journey. Eric planned for us to take a nice moderate hike up Mount Cardigan, about an hour east of Lebanon, NH. At 3121 feet, it's not the biggest ...

Boldt Castle, Heart Island, United States travel blog

Boldt Castle

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Took the cruise from Gananoque to Heart Island and back again. More relaxing than a day at the spa - very ...

Seeking out family roots in Alexandria, VA, Alexandria, VA, United States travel blog

Seeking out family roots in Alexandria, VA

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... web site tells me that "Christ Church has a continuous history as a house of worship going back before the founding of the United States of America. Although the building was begun in 1767, its roots go back much further. The Church of England was the ...

Washington DC, USA, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Washington DC, USA

A travel blog entry by chrisl34

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We arrived in Virginia in the dark, having left Spamalot and New York City at 4.30pm. Our hosts, Don and Lyn, met us and showed us our rooms in their very spacious and lovely home. They live close to Washington DC, Don having worked for the ...

In the Words of Tom Petty..., Alexandria, United States travel blog

In the Words of Tom Petty...

A travel blog entry by molliecura

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Welp, the departure date is around the proverbial corner. Five weeks from now and I'll be living in Barcelona. It doesn't feel totally real. I mean, I'm headed to Cape Cod shortly so my apartment is empty save for my bed (gone on Sunday), my couch (not ...

Clayton to Boldt Castle to Georgina Island, Alexandria Bay, United States travel blog

Clayton to Boldt Castle to Georgina Island

A travel blog entry by mv_meander

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The wind died this morning allowing us to shift over to the fuel dock for diesel and pumpout. We loaded 214.6 gallons.  Having traveled 617 miles that computes to just about 2.9 miles per gallon.  Not too much worse that a giant motorhome I ...

Epilogue: Final words on the Plan, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Epilogue: Final words on the Plan

A travel blog entry by lauraaradi

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Return to America, return to reality   We arrived in Dallas at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 5, 2010. I tried, but couldn't sleep on the 11-hour flight from Tokyo. Then I stayed awake all day. By late afternoon, I could not form ...

Off on our adventure!, Alexandria, United States travel blog

Off on our adventure!

A travel blog entry by andread

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In 2.5 hours we leave for the airport. Bags were finally packed last night and luckily everything fit. Hopefully we won't have any arguments along the way about checked vs carry-on luggage. The goal is to avoid checking anything--less likely for stuff to ...

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