Travel Blogs from Damascus, United States

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Visiting Seth and Charlotte, Damascus, United States travel blog

Visiting Seth and Charlotte

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Unfortunately we did not book enough time in Washington (only 2 days) but we made the most of those two days, really. We stayed with Seth and Charlotte and her beautiful family the first night. They are doing so wonderfully. Charlotte is a fabulous ...

Just walking: ATF (addicted to freedom) on the AT, Damascus, United States travel blog

Just walking: ATF (addicted to freedom) on the AT

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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... Somebody hiked in to talk to! I'm surprised people are hiking so late. Bugs sucked last night! Day 27: 10 miles flat hike into Damascus Virginia. I hurried down the trail knowing I was close to some R and R and internet, and maybe a big burger in town. ...

Day 38: Abingdon Gap to Damascus, VA, Damascus, United States travel blog

Day 38: Abingdon Gap to Damascus, VA

A travel blog entry by robconr

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... time in town and not biding my time sitting in a little shelter.  The hike was easy and it was great to come down into Damascus "the friendliest town on the trail."  It's been billed as such a great place, that it is almost a let-down.  ...

On the raod to Damascus, Damascus, United States travel blog

On the raod to Damascus

A travel blog entry by stephenplante

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... . 4/21 26 miles that's right!!! My first marathon day!  The day started  off cold and rainy but i wanted to get to Damascus and get out of TN.    I did both!!!  While crossing in VA I heard this loud cracking sound.  ...

Damascus Virginia, Damascus, United States travel blog

Damascus Virginia

A travel blog entry by tiggrrrmeg

We've made it to Virginia! The plan is to "zero" tomorrow on Megan's birthday - relax at a local B&B. Jordan's feet need a bit of healing and we could just use a day of rest here and there. ...

She has arrived!!!, Damascus, United States travel blog

She has arrived!!!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

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Hello everyone!!!  I talked to Mom (Nancy) today and she has arrived safely and loved it there!!!  The internet is not always avalible to her so she will be posting many days at a time.  She wanted me to come on and let everyone know that ...

Excited!!!!, Damascus, United States travel blog

Excited!!!!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

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Wow! I am really getting excited!  I picked up my VISA on Friday. The only paperwork I still need is my 'Temporary Residency' and I get that when I am in Tanzania. I am still busily making skirts to take with me. I may even try my hand at making a ...

Crazy like a Mad Fox, Falls Church, VA & Damascus, MD , United States travel blog

Crazy like a Mad Fox

A travel blog entry by cportner

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... for a quick visit with an old colleague and saw how much her 2 kids have grown now 3 and 9 months.  After that, up to Damascus, MD to visit our aunt and uncle.  We arrived to find a full fondue party waiting for us.  Another set of aunts ...

Virginia Creeper Trail, Damascus, United States travel blog

Virginia Creeper Trail

A travel blog entry by brentandjo

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... more than 20 bridges (with the stream below) and there were places you could cool off in the stream if you got too hot. Damascus has about 900 people living full time here but it is also right on the Appalachian Trail. The trail is 2,200 odd miles long ...

Skunkface, Damascus, United States travel blog

Skunkface

A travel blog entry by sswilson

This morning I was sitting at the computer and, since it was mid-morning, was surprised to smell a skunk. The scent was fairly strong too. About a half hour later I saw our neighbor washing down her dog in tomato juice. Oh, oh. I guess it was ...

I got my Assignment!!, Damascus, United States travel blog

I got my Assignment!!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

Lots of things going on now! On Thursday, I got my DTP shot (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis).  On Friday and Saturday, I was miserable. My arm was swollen, red and achy, and I felt like I had the flu. Yuch! Luckily, I felt better by Sunday. ...

Donations, Damascus, United States travel blog

Donations

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

Many people are still asking if I am accepting donations. Yes, yes, yes!!!!!  The CCS site has been paid for (by me) as the full amount needed to be paid by Jan.8th. However, if you still wish to donate, you can mail a check to: Rev. Nancy Rose ...

TrekPouch Review, Damascus, United States travel blog

TrekPouch Review

A travel blog entry by road_tripper

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TrekPouch Review Over the past few weeks, I have used the TrekPouch during my thru hike. From my lighter, compass, headlamp, and snacks - the TrekPouch comes in handy by keeping all the essential gear at hands reach. Heading out the other week ...

Die Reise geht zu Ende, Damascus, United States travel blog

Die Reise geht zu Ende

A travel blog entry by riddler

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... kam auch ein Parkplatz. Wo ein Parkplatz, da ist auch ne Strasse. Yippie! Ein paar Stunden spaeter war ich in Damascus. D. war komplett ausgebucht und ich bin nun im Kirchenhostel untergebracht. Die letzten Tage verbrachte ich beim Doc, im Hospital und ...

Getting Ready, Damascus Oregon, United States travel blog

Getting Ready

A travel blog entry by gcomfort

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We are about a Month from departure. We've located our Passports and secured our Visas for China. No shots needed on this trip so we are all ok there. We are assembling the clothing we think we will need and making lists of those things that we need ...

My Journey, Damascus, United States travel blog

My Journey

A travel blog entry by djsky24

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Yeahhhhhhh.  So obviously I really like ...

Only 28 more days!!!, Damascus, United States travel blog

Only 28 more days!!!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

Yesterday I went down to the Tanzanian Embassy to apply for my VISA.  I took the Metro down to Dupont Circle, and it was an easy 2 block walk from there. I gave them my paperwork (& $100) and they said I could pick it up next Friday. Today I got ...

Only 2 months til Africa!!!!, Damascus, United States travel blog

Only 2 months til Africa!!!!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

Hi, Everyone! I am transferring my BLOG entries to this service. I am able to do more on this one; upload pictures, etc. Well, I still need to do more fundraising. Even though I have had a lot of wondeful contributors, I am hoping to raise another ...

Neustart, Damascus, United States travel blog

Neustart

A travel blog entry by riddler

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Hallo, ich eroeffne einen neuen Blog, da nun eine andere, neue Reise beginnt. In diesem Fall muesst Ihr aus Eurem "Wohlfuehlbereich" rauskommen. Bisher habt Ihr die Reise verfolgt und die Berichte wurden Euch quasi fuer lau dargelegt. Nun muesst Ihr ran. ...

Andy's Big OE, Damascus, United States travel blog

Andy's Big OE

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel

... and got food etc. Staying at 'The Place' cheap hostel $1.50 per night. Will try and head away tomorrow. Nice town is Damascus. Met Grey Ghost & Molasses Dragon today. They were heading up to Harpers Ferry to continue onwards and will complete Erwin to ...

Andy's Big OE, Damascus, United States travel blog

Andy's Big OE

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel

... news, good news. Sat in sun and read outside PO. Headed out of town at about 11 am andfelt good. Staying at campsite twelve miles north of Damascus. Really pretty with small pond alive with fish, frogs and tadpoles. Could be noisy night if frogs start ...

Damascus, Damascus, United States travel blog

Damascus

A travel blog entry by brentandjo

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After such an enjoyable ride down the trail yesterday, we decided to ride UP the trail for 4 or 5 miles , and then when the lactic acid built up too much we turned around and rode down hill back to the RV. Remembering we are still in the south, we ...

Appalachian Trail and Biking, Damascus, United States travel blog

Appalachian Trail and Biking

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... (AT). Actually, the trail comes through town down the sidewalks. The AT is a marked hiking trail in the eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. The precise length of the trail ...

Always stuff to do!, Damascus, United States travel blog

Always stuff to do!

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

On Monday I want to call the local Gazette paper to see if I can set up an interview. Then on Wednesday, I plan on going to the Embassy of Tanzania to start the process for my Visa and Temporay Residency. I hope it is on the Metro line. I hate driving in ...

Virginia!, Damascus, United States travel blog

Virginia!

A travel blog entry by road_tripper

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... we had to beat the rain into Damascus. The trail seemed to go uphill forever..it really sucked, if not for the long downhill into Damascus.....we might have just said forget it and sleep in the woods. But, there was a downhill...and we arrived at 2am! ...

The trees have returned, Damascus, United States travel blog

The trees have returned

A travel blog entry by nisonger

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... to friends about open rooms.  And, amazingly, he's also maintains the town web site - http://www.damascus.org/.  A ten minute tangent ending in a mutual appreciation for intuitive information architecture followed - this old dude gets ...

Past BLOGS from othwe site, Damascus, United States travel blog

Past BLOGS from othwe site

A travel blog entry by revrosefairy

... need to start working on my inoculations. :( Not looking forward to them. Also, I am working on my fundraising letters for Damascus organizations, Friends and Neighbors. I hope to get them out this week. Well, I will update more later this week. See ...

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