Travel Blogs from Carbondale, United States

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Quick tour, a hike, a meal and a couch, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Quick tour, a hike, a meal and a couch

A travel blog entry by matthewpaul44

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... accepted to graduate school in the fall.  We walked through the Dandylion Days parade on Main Street, a celebration of Carbondale's successful resistance to an anti-dandylion code that was fighting to be imposed as development moved into the ...

Drive to Carbondale, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Drive to Carbondale

A travel blog entry by jeffandmarie

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Nov 1st We joined several families from New Orleans at a hotel near the Carbondale mall. (Seriously, the Red Cross had relocated victims from Hurricane Katrina at this hotel.) Nov 2nd We visited the SIU campus before driving out to the Pomona ...

TransAm - Day 27, Carbondale, United States travel blog

TransAm - Day 27

A travel blog entry by jnelsonmdla

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Two days ago we ferried across the Ohio from Kentucky into Illinois. Now Carbondale, IL - a welcomed destination for all. Both bicyclists and bicycles need the rest day. Personnel in the three shops here are busy repairing and modifying bikes after the ...

First Day on the Road, Carbondale, United States travel blog

First Day on the Road

A travel blog entry by jabuofr

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... from Snowmass to Carbondale. 2 hours and 10 minutes Total weight of bicycle with trailer 105 pounds and then an additional 160 pounds of Jordan. Plans for tomorrow: Ride from Carbondale with Dan Cohen to Battlement Mesa which is about 50 ...

Last minute provisions, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Last minute provisions

A travel blog entry by jabuofr

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Spent all morning trying to find a place to pump up my Dan's tires.  Not a good way to start your trip especially since I dont have a functional pump. Last minute provistions: Toilet Paper-  I forgot toilet paper. Soccer shorts ...

Recovering and meeting my new niece, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Recovering and meeting my new niece

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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... got to catch up with my good friend, Rachel, from Colorado Springs who moved up near my parents.  We had a great time on our Carbondale Pub Crawl... that included all 5 of the pubs in town.  Thanks to Roger, her new fiancÚ, for the ride home. ...

Our 2nd day in Colorado, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Our 2nd day in Colorado

A travel blog entry by lgthib

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Started off the day dealing with unexpected car troubles. After spending hours at the closest Subaru dealer, they couldn't do the brakes today as they needed parts. Supposedly they'll finish first thing tomorrow and we'll be on our way with only a couple ...

havent left yet, Carbondale, United States travel blog

havent left yet

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

i have discovered that in the grand scheme of things, i dnt really have all that many friends up in chicago anymore. i havent honestly lived there for years and years and now most of the roots that were once there are now cut. so instead of hanging ...

Drive through Independence Pass to Carbondale CO, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Drive through Independence Pass to Carbondale CO

A travel blog entry by lgthib

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Up early again today for the long drive to Carbondale, Colorado.  We took Highway 285 north through Santa Fe, and up to Route 82 for the exciting trek through Independence Pass and on to Aspen. We enjoyed the wonderful scenery as we moved through ...

Illinois and a contest, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Illinois and a contest

A travel blog entry by lostinafrica

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Hey all, new state we don't have enough time to write much. But since we are in a good mood we decided to start up a little contest for a  blog readers (even if you are just a random person cruising the ether-web). So best of luck to you all be sure ...

Meanwhile ... down on the farm, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Meanwhile ... down on the farm

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... Carbondale, Illinois to catch up with another of our Permaculture teachers, Wayne, and his community. Wayne is part of a community in Carbondale that has been going for close to 15 years. The members of the community all live near each other and operate ...

Big Storm, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Big Storm

A travel blog entry by chrisjess2011

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Today's ride was a bit short, but the heat factor is really kicking in. We spent some time looking for a place (indoors) to stay because a huge storm was on our tails the entire day. We stopped by the local bike shop for a quick fix on Jess' handlebars; ...

Wine? Yes, please!!, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Wine? Yes, please!!

A travel blog entry by sdunat

Carbondale was my home from 2000 to 2003 while I went to school at Southern Illinois University.  I loved living down there, and I love to visit.  My bestest best friend, Lauren, of 30 years lives there so I had to make a stop to see her and her ...

Midwest Games at SIU, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Midwest Games at SIU

A travel blog entry by wtan

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Carbondale is a small town that I never know it exist, similar to Lafayette, but slightly smaller . The games were held at Southern Illinois University (SIU), the home of the Salukis. The school seems to be low funded and looks really old. These made the ...

PV206: Day 2, Carbondale, United States travel blog

PV206: Day 2

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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Well, I gotta admit... this class is pretty boring when you're not really interested in advertising or sales in any way.  Since sales is such a big part of the solar biz, I think it's good stuff to learn, but I really hope I'm never forced to take a ...

A Little Crispy, Carbondale, United States travel blog

A Little Crispy

A travel blog entry by csimpson

More than crispy after just three days of vacation this year and the recent loss of our lovely family canine, Ms. Sophie Dog. It's time for a little South American adventure and R&R with Ranger ...

PV206: Solar Business & Technical Sales, Carbondale, United States travel blog

PV206: Solar Business & Technical Sales

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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The official:  Course Description: PV206: Solar Business and Technical Sales has been developed from the ground up with a strong focus on business principals and topics directly aligned with the NABCEP PV Technical Sales task analysis.  ...

Nashville to Carbondale, IL, Carbondale, IL, United States travel blog

Nashville to Carbondale, IL

A travel blog entry by mikemo

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... for a bunch of old people in downtown Nashville. Drove thru Tennessee, Kentucky and Southern Illinois. Very scenic areas. Ended up in Carbondale. Didn't make it too far today as we were all a little "handicapped" today. 237 miles. Over 2200 total. ...

The Human Design, Carbondale, United States travel blog

The Human Design

A travel blog entry by normon66

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... .  Write.  Sing.  Become whole. On a less serious note, finally got out of Avon.  Again.  Came through Carbondale en route to Crested Butte.  This took me through Glenwood Springs - a town that reminds me of Moab, just a few ...

Buffalo to Los Angeles - Driving, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Buffalo to Los Angeles - Driving

A travel blog entry by cali41

Drove from Buffalo, NY to Carbondale on my way to Los ...

to Carbondale, Carbondale, United States travel blog

to Carbondale

A travel blog entry by cali41

Buffalo to ...

Beautiful day with head winds and flat, flat roads, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Beautiful day with head winds and flat, flat roads

A travel blog entry by feedtheneed

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... know that old saying the corn should be knee high before the 4th of July to be ready in late August, September. I actually got into Carbondale at 12:30pm and found the Motel 8 that Jane had booked for the next 2 nights, since it was her day....They ...

The Great River Road, Carbondale, United States travel blog

The Great River Road

A travel blog entry by martha587

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... across it.  The route was first conceived of by Franklin D. Roosevelt back in 1938 and it covers over 3000 miles and 10 states.  Each state has knitted together rural roads that run next to, or nearby, the Mississippi.  There are a number ...

Lily the Wonder Dog, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Lily the Wonder Dog

A travel blog entry by martha587

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Many of you have commented about Lily, and how much she seems to be enjoying herself.  I thought she probably would, based on shorter trips we've taken together, but even I have been impressed with her equanimity.  Other than scaring the ...

Rest day in Carbondale Illinois, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Rest day in Carbondale Illinois

A travel blog entry by lindemand

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... speech that day and later became commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. impressed by the memorial service at Woodlawn he signed a general order setting May 30, 1868 as Memorial Day. By 1888 Memorial Day became a legal holiday in 12 northern ...

Gearin' up, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Gearin' up

A travel blog entry by richandmandy

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Getting things together - aaauuugggh! What to bring (or what not to bring)... Transporters - CHECK! Passports - CHECK! Visas - CHECK! Each other - ...

Day #2 of NEC, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Day #2 of NEC

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

Oh this class is killin' me... good god, I'm gonna have to study my freakin' ass off! ...

Day #3 of NEC, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Day #3 of NEC

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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Well at least we had a field trip today!  Not too far away, but nice to get up on a roof!  The Third St. Center, where SEI has it's trainings (& where the office will officially move in a few months), is a renovated elementary school turned ...

Day #4 of NEC, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Day #4 of NEC

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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Another field trip today to SunSense Solar, who has been designing & installing residential, commercial & community solar power for the past 20 years. ...

Last Day of NEC, Carbondale, United States travel blog

Last Day of NEC

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

Well I made it!  And I sure am glad I took this class in person, cuz the online one makes you take the tests for real w/o the help of a study guide (or brilliant instructos)... so shew!  I see lots of studying in my future ~ I'm signed up for ...

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