Travel Blogs from Columbus, United States

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Fools, clowns, madmen & wandering mystics, Columbus, United States travel blog

Fools, clowns, madmen & wandering mystics

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Dinner in Columbus, NM.  A potluck with a new community there--members of The Fourth Order, an interfaith non-order of "fools, clowns, madmen, troubadours and wandering mystics" they described themselves, "inspired by the life and teachings of ...

The town he destroyed celebrates Pancho Villa Day!, Columbus, United States travel blog

The town he destroyed celebrates Pancho Villa Day!

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... army against the village of Columbus, New Mexico and nearby U.S. military Camp Furlong. Villa's troops razed the town of Columbus, killing 17 Americans, burning buildings and destroying the landmark clock in the town square. One day each spring hundreds ...

Poncho Villa State Park, Columbus, United States travel blog

Poncho Villa State Park

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... at the Migrant Resource Center, we ran smack into the Pancho Villa Celebration at Pancho Villa State Park in Columbus. When the United States grabbed Texas away from Mexico, Pancho thought he'd take it back and organized a counterattack. U.S. forces ...

Making friends and Influencing Border Patrol, Columbus, United States travel blog

Making friends and Influencing Border Patrol

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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When I arrived in Palomas on Holy Saturday, first thing I noticed was that the Border Patrol property's flood lights were still on at 10AM. So after hauling our donated food to the Migrant Resource Center (MRC), I double-backed to talk to the guy in ...

What's in the desert? Life in a bordertown, Columbus, United States travel blog

What's in the desert? Life in a bordertown

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... hit 72 degrees this week.) Not much traffic on Highway 9. A couple of cattle crossings lend a "washboard effect" to the concrete. Columbus, NM taught me that "border town" connotes "fringe" or "margin" or the opposite of "mainstream." People choose to ...

Houseguests, Columbus, United States travel blog

Houseguests

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Helena, a new artist-friend, invited us to overnight at her house for Easter weekend. It was the most unique and wonderful place I've ever slept. I'm entranced by the desert, and her home begs for a magazine shoot, because it is charming and beautiful no ...

Mountain Climbing in Las Tres Hermanas, Columbus, United States travel blog

Mountain Climbing in Las Tres Hermanas

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Fortunately for us, some Desert Humanitarians invited us to join them for a hike in the Tres Hermanas mountains near Columbus. We took along some water and a lunch to enjoy at the top, and we left water along the way for other hikers who may follow us. ...

The Best and the Rest, Columbus, United States travel blog

The Best and the Rest

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Somewhere along the line, we started keeping track of our favorites in particular categories.  So, in no particular order... Best Beach (Caribbean): Playa del Carmen, Mexico Best Beach (Pacific):  Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica Best ...

Back in the USA, Columbus, United States travel blog

Back in the USA

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... it back to the USA.  Our big accomplishment for the day was getting cell phones.  We went into a store here in Columbus, OH, used our IL drivers licenses for ID, told them to send the bill to some address in Michigan, and walked out with ...

Jesus!, Columbus, United States travel blog

Jesus!

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Mon, 16th Four wheels good, two legs bad. Started the day by trying to catch up blog after the weekend. Went to the bank to cash more traveller's cheques. Britney who advised the ill-informed teller the other day seemed to forget how to cash the ...

Test, Columbus, United States travel blog

Test

A travel blog entry by bionicbert

This is a test to see if this will work while I am in ...

about to depart, Columbus, United States travel blog

about to depart

A travel blog entry by smcollins

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So I'm sitting at the Max & Erama's in the Columbus Airport with my family... about to head through the security check point and take off on my 31 hour journey from first take-off to last landing. I want to thank all of you who came by to say goodbye, it ...

Howdy Y'All - Happy Ash Wednesday, Columbus, United States travel blog

Howdy Y'All - Happy Ash Wednesday

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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Au revoir Nawlins and Louisiana and hello Texas. We left this morning in rain after breakfast of yogurt and wonderful French pastries. I can't say I am disappointed to leave the hustle and bustle of Mardi Gras behind. I'm at a loss for words to describe ...

Utter destruction, the packing method, Columbus, United States travel blog

Utter destruction, the packing method

A travel blog entry by chaoticglitter

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Well, I deleted my first post on accident. I'm an idiot. Here is the gist of what it said: Yesterday, I started getting really sick, which is perfect timing for my trip. Despite this, I was extremely productive at making a cake for work, doing laundry ...

Stop for the night., Columbus, United States travel blog

Stop for the night.

A travel blog entry by christenson

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We almost made it, but stopped at the days inn for a short rest. Then a breakfast at the Waffle ...

Working again . . . , Columbus, Ohio, United States travel blog

Working again . . .

A travel blog entry by siebz26

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So yep I am out of money and back to work . . . Been in Columbus now for about a month, got a job as soon as I got here which was pretty cool.  Working in an asset recovery firm doing some admin work and some sales, pretty laid back so it's pretty ...

Thanksgiving, Columbus, United States travel blog

Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Thurs, 23rd Nov Thanksgiving. First job of the day involved preparation for the Thanksgiving's meal. This basically involved Laura sweating over a hot cooker and me sitting around like a bump on a log....I DID offer to help. Honestly! The lady of the ...

my travels, Columbus, United States travel blog

my travels

A travel blog entry by bobby.ray

Still struggling to make a living. Got a line number for my 3rd stripe. Gonna be a real ...

Oooooh, Betty....!, Columbus, United States travel blog

Oooooh, Betty....!

A travel blog entry by mihangel

Sat, 25th Nov In the evening, we looked around a couple of stores in the Short North and ate at Betty's. The meal was made more interesting when a guy walked in muttering, "I don't wanna hurt no-one in here" with a coat draped over his right arm. My ...

Here comes winter!, Columbus, United States travel blog

Here comes winter!

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Thurs, 12th Late morning I was collected by Laura who took me to her place of work at the Ohio Arts Council. The place was pretty empty as various members of staff were away at a work-related something-or-other. Lunchtime I headed off down the road and ...

Noo Yawk, Columbus, United States travel blog

Noo Yawk

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Weds, 1st Nov. Called Jenn who said she'd help with flying to NY and so will be heading there on Friday. Laura will be coming for the weekend and I'm rather glad of that as I will probably make seeing Far Rockaway my first job and as I haven't seen the ...

Southern charm..., Columbus, United States travel blog

Southern charm...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... have been found in it in its heyday. It has indeed been a labour of love!   We had a great camp site just outside Columbus, another of those State parks we love so much - almost on our own (maybe we're not really sociable people after all!) Malc ...

De-stress, Columbus, United States travel blog

De-stress

A travel blog entry by mihangel

Tues, 10th Another quiet sort of day today. I'll have no guilt about this however. I am here to get rested and I seem to be doing it very well. I can't believe I am the same person pent-up ball of stress I was just a couple of weeks ago.While Laura was ...

The big move., Columbus, United States travel blog

The big move.

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Fri, 27th Today should be the day of the big move so I may not be able to add to this blog for a few days. If that's the case, have fun and I'll be back ...

OHIO, Columbus ohio, United States travel blog

OHIO

A travel blog entry by timtravels

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I arrived in Columbus at 7am after a 14 hour journey. I was staying with my friend Kasper who I went to school with In Germany and i hadn't seen him in 10 years. It was good to see him again and see how he had changed over the years. That night i met his ...

Columbus, OH, Columbus, United States travel blog

Columbus, OH

A travel blog entry by ybslob

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Thet all want their pound of flesh!, Columbus, United States travel blog

Thet all want their pound of flesh!

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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Thurs, 2nd Nov. Email from Jenn asking if I have received a receipt for my air eticket. Nothing so far but I shouldn't panic too soon. Left messages for Jenn on her phone and via email. Went for a walk through at Laura's old place with the maintenance ...

Tickets to NJ., Columbus, United States travel blog

Tickets to NJ.

A travel blog entry by mihangel

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... this morning followed by a third email from Da Joizy Goyl which informed me that Laura wouldn't be able to get back on Sunday to Columbus as all flights are overbooked! To cut a long story short, I'll be travelling alone to NY but on Sunday as Jenn was ...

Show, Columbus, United States travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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Departure, Columbus, United States travel blog

Departure

A travel blog entry by flyingfinn

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All great journeys begin with coffee, and so begins this, my super-terrific transatlantic adventure! Thank The Lord for the ubiquitous Starbucks! Thank you all for your prayers and well-wishes. And John, thanks for not sending me off as they did Paul in ...

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