Travel Blogs from Cypress, United States

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LA sucks, LA, United States travel blog

LA sucks

A travel blog entry by sianey

heya so LA sucks. We traveled down to LA on wednessday day and got here around 5 pm. We then got a taxi to our hostel and it is in the middle of nowwhere, its so far from hollywood its crazy. We were thinking about finding somewhere ele to stay but you ...

Getting close to

Getting close to "go" time!

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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Hello,   I am posting this first entry from home as I prepare to travel.  This next few days will be hectic, (I have a training class and a 2 day out of town conference between now and Tuesday!) but somehow that does not seem to bother me at ...

Houston, Cypress, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... on our itinerary and so we went there for breakfast. We ate with every sheriff, school policeman, trooper or ranger that Cypress had to offer, each sitting on their own tables for breakfast. I caused a little confusion when I couldn’t describe ...

Back Home, Cypress, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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We returned home successfully on Monday evening.  I have been back at work, teaching yesterday and today, so I have been slow to complete the blog. The travel home was long and slow, like you would expect.  It also went very smoothly.  ...

The Summer and Beyond, Cypress Island, United States travel blog

The Summer and Beyond

A travel blog entry by engele

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... a park. Eagle Harbor is a great place to pull in if you are ever in the San Juan islands. We set sail and made it to Cypress a few hours later. I have a friend go ahead on his boat so that if we lost engine power, had really any problems, we would have a ...

To quote Joe Banks, Cypress, United States travel blog

To quote Joe Banks

A travel blog entry by bbuchanan

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To quote Joe Banks (Tom Hanks in "Joe Versus the Volcano"); "Take me... to the volcano!" I begin my trip with this quote because in addition to seeking study abroad opportunities and partnership with the Vesuvian International Institute of Archeology and ...

Faculty International Explorations (FIE) Grant, Castellammare di Stabiae, Italy travel blog

Faculty International Explorations (FIE) Grant

A travel blog entry by bbuchanan

NHMCCD Faculty International Explorations (FIE) Italy Grant Mission: Build and expand international study programs within Cy-Fair College and the college district and establish partnerships that showcase NHMCCD's commitment to international education. ...

Final Thoughts and Thanks, Cypress, United States travel blog

Final Thoughts and Thanks

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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Final Entry Faculty Exploration of Italy   As promised, I will try to use this post to give some evaluation of the different travel arrangements that I used for this trip.  I will also try to give an idea of how easily we moved about and were ...

Introduction, Cypress, United States travel blog

Introduction

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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Cypress, Texas 7 May 2009 Welcome to the travel blog for the 2009 Lone Star College-CyFair Study Abroad in Italy.  My name is Rob Coyle and I am a Professor of History at LSC-CyFair, a comprehensive community college in suburban Houston.  As ...

Kick Off!, Cypress, United States travel blog

Kick Off!

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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... travel.   My name is Rob Coyle.  I am Professor of History at LoneStar College-CyFair (formerly Cy-Fair College) in Cypress, Texas.  I am fortunate to be a part of a team that is leading the first study abroad trip for our college. ...

Home, Cypress, United States travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

This year's journey has ended.  We were able to return to Texas on Tuesday.  I am very tired this year.  I will try to reflect and wrap up when my head clears. We have another week of class to go.  I am actually very anxious to see ...

Home, Cypress, United States travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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I am home. I have a few more cleanup items to post, including my last outstanding student entry.  Whitney promises to have it to me when she returns from her quick peek at Venice.  I hope she gets some good pictures. We had an easy flight ...

Packing Light, Cypress, United States travel blog

Packing Light

A travel blog entry by carolyncypress

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Hi, there. My trip is going to start tomorrow, at exactly 4:30 in the morning when Kris and Bobby come to pick up Ben and me for the airport.  It's going to be a sleepless night for sure.  We are both excited and anxious: it has been ...

Legoland, Cypress Gardens, USA travel blog

Legoland

A travel blog entry by orlando2013

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In der Früh haben wir spontan entschieden ins Legoland zu fahren. In Siesta Key war es ziemlich bewölkt und kühl. Während Marcella sich einen Tag am Strand gönnte, sind Yannik und ich 2 Stunden nach Winter Haven gefahren. Leider ...

Up and Away, Cypress, United States travel blog

Up and Away

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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Quicksand & Nirvana, Big Cypress National Preserve, United States travel blog

Quicksand & Nirvana

A travel blog entry by mikebertino

    So after about three hours of sleep for both me and Kevin, It was very clearly apparent ...

Getting ready to leave..., Cypress, United States travel blog

Getting ready to leave...

A travel blog entry by jbrasher

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Less than 24 hours to go... I've pretty much packed my bag, gone through my To Do List, cleaned out the litter box, and am about to do a once-over to the house so I can return to a somewhat clean home in a couple of weeks. It's amazing to me how many ...

Many thanks for LSCS Scholarships!, Cypress, United States travel blog

Many thanks for LSCS Scholarships!

A travel blog entry by carolyncypress

Million thanks for Lone Star College System for providing study abroad scholarships to our students!  Several students have been awarded partial scholarships towards the program fees of the Chinese program.  Great news indeed.  Not many ...

Out of Mao's Shadow by Philip Pan, Cypress, United States travel blog

Out of Mao's Shadow by Philip Pan

A travel blog entry by carolyncypress

For those of you who are interested in our study abroad class next May, I strongly recommend Philip Pan's Out of Mao's Shadow.  This is an skillfully written, thoroughly researched book about China's struggle of human and civil rights ...

A Departure and a Beginning, Cypress, United States travel blog

A Departure and a Beginning

A travel blog entry by jlovett

At last, a lifelong dream about to be realized -- visiting New Zealand and ...

A note of closure, Cypress, United States travel blog

A note of closure

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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Thank you for following our program this year.  I am sorry that my blog ended abruptly before our travels concluded.  When we left Castellammare for Tuscany and Rome, we lost our internet access.  A tip for bloggers:  Keep it ...

Shopping heaven, Cypress, United States travel blog

Shopping heaven

A travel blog entry by laurenross

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150 outlet stores in one huge mall just north of Houston, found some great ...

Home Again, Or, Where Did I put the Key?, Cypress, United States travel blog

Home Again, Or, Where Did I put the Key?

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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Today is the day to return home. That is always a time of mixed emotions for me. Always twinged with a bit of sadness that I cannot just wander on forever and the comfortable feeling that there is a home waiting. Leaving the hotel for the airport often ...

Leavin' on a Jet Plane, Cypress, United States travel blog

Leavin' on a Jet Plane

A travel blog entry by enjoytheride

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... after almost a year of the application process (mostly just waiting). It is hard to realize that I will not only be leaving the United States, the place that I have lived for 22 years, but my family, friends, and people that have shaped who I am ...

Day 37: Ventura, CA to Cypress, CA, Cypress, United States travel blog

Day 37: Ventura, CA to Cypress, CA

A travel blog entry by drat9191

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I really don't have any particular "touristing" objectives for my visit to the L.A. area...I have spent extended time here in the past during a previous work assignment.  My goal for this area is to visit some old friends while passing through on my ...

05 Bear Island, Big Cypress, United States travel blog

05 Bear Island

A travel blog entry by tombuttle

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... mile past, and under with no access, I75 (Alligator Alley). The area is spectacular with a plethora of Slash Pines, Bald Cypress, Cabbage Palms and Palmettos, interspersed with "grasslands" creating neat horizons. I moved from Campsite 1 to 4 (once it ...

05 February Blues, Big Cypress National Preserve, United States travel blog

05 February Blues

A travel blog entry by tombuttle

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... , even cops fail to use their signals. Kayak lesson by Jamie at Florida Bay Outfitters: www.kayakfloridakeys,com The Bald Cypress new needles have returned. SPOT: Pennakamp State Park: ...

Gotta Jam!, Cypress, United States travel blog

Gotta Jam!

A travel blog entry by robcoyle

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Hello, It is that time of year again.  Tomorrow, I will leave for Italy.  If this is your first visit to my blog, let me introduce myself and our project.  I am a History professor at a community college in the Houston, Texas metro ...

Southern Bell, Cypress, United States travel blog

Southern Bell

A travel blog entry by gatorstravels

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... in Cypress they found out it once was populated by Atakapan Indian tribes. Rumor has it that there’s a fortune buried in Cypress. The story goes that Mexicans heading home from East Texas were carrying a lot of wealth with them when attacked by ...

Off We Go, Cypress, United States travel blog

Off We Go

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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