Travel Blogs from Fairfax, United States

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Back at Home, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Back at Home

A travel blog entry by meaganlandry

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I made it back home Friday night, safe and sound, and although the trip was kind of a nightmare, everything worked out for the best. Now I'm hibernating, trying to rest and recover from the fun combination of gluten and all of the previous weakening ...

My experimental entry, Fairfax, United States travel blog

My experimental entry

A travel blog entry by meaganlandry

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Well, I'm not in Uzbekistan. I haven't packed, or applied for a visa, or really made any preparations yet. But I have my 2-year-old passport and a travelogue, so I guess I'm off to some kind of start. :-) I thought I would experiment with a travelogue ...

Ready to go, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Ready to go

A travel blog entry by jess_c

In one hour I will be nearing Dulles Airport and checking-in to my international flight! Of course, a problem has already arose, which I found out about thanks to a phone call from John at 4:45 am, with my visa and departure flight date. Good thing John ...

Last day of work!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Last day of work!

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

Today is Scooter and I's last day of work!  My boss is taking me and our team out to lunch and I turn in my badge at 3pm.  I'm used to saying goodbye and moving on- having moved an average of every two to four years growing up it gets ...

daydreaming..., Fairfax, United States travel blog

daydreaming...

A travel blog entry by milver

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I'm daydreaming at work. I have two computers working at quasi max capacity crunching numbers for obtaining hydrologically correct digital elevation models...yeah yeah...in the meantime my head is entertaining facts, managing tasks, thinking what would I ...

Trip Planning, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Trip Planning

A travel blog entry by beth

The planning has been coming along. I did actually get the immunizations so if someone with typhoid, tetanus, malaria, or hepatitis A comes towards me ... well I'm still running. I've got most of my travel supplies, all except the backpack. Yes, I ...

Istanbul Hotel, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Istanbul Hotel

A travel blog entry by milver

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We are travelling with a style that fits our mid-range budget (its kind of a mixture of "independent traveler" and "backpacker"). No pre-defined tours...no packages...just hitting the road with bus/taxi. In a certain way is kind of refreshing...no ...

Check out the ship!, Fairfax Station, United States travel blog

Check out the ship!

A travel blog entry by swl0810

It takes awhile to load, but right click on "Tour the ship" and save: ...

begin at the beginning, Fairfax, United States travel blog

begin at the beginning

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

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... I got married a year ago June, we didn't plan right away to save up for a backpacking trip.  We figured we'd stick around Fairfax for awhile and live the American married people life.  Well, a few weeks of that left us wanting more; something to ...

And I'm almost off!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

And I'm almost off!

A travel blog entry by beth

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Tomorrow is the big day! I'm all packed (well mostly packed) and the bag is an impressive 23 pounds, if I may say so myself (the bag itself is over 5 pounds). The backpack on the opening page is all that I am taking. I am used to taking more than that ...

Preparing..., Fairfax, United States travel blog

Preparing...

A travel blog entry by milver

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Unbelievable...in one more week we would be in Istanbul. It was 4 months ago that we decided this trip. It seemed like a long time for preparations...I spent countless hours in irrelevant details...and now one week before departure I'm trying to wrap up ...

Virginia, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Virginia

A travel blog entry by karien

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We stayed with Miss Joyce in Fairfax outside Washington DC. She has a marvelous house - and gave us really good food. ...

TURKEY ITINERARY!!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

TURKEY ITINERARY!!

A travel blog entry by milver

Here is our tentative Turkey itinerary...what do you think? Tuesday, August 01, 2006 10:00:00 AM Switzerland 4:30:00 PM Istanbul Wednesday, August 02, 2006 Istanbul Thursday, August 03, 2006 Istanbul Friday, ...

Finishing in Fairfax, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Finishing in Fairfax

A travel blog entry by rowan-blackmore

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After coming back from Yosemite, I went to stay at my aunt's in little Fairfax. I had lots to do this week, most importantly being my blog! I was so tired from my trip that I spent the first couple of days just relaxing and sleeping! Then on my third day ...

How we prepared for this trip, Fairfax, United States travel blog

How we prepared for this trip

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

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How we prepared for the two and a half month backpacking trip: 1.  We starting saving right when we got married.  I'm not going to say how much we saved specifically, since we haven't done the trip yet and really have no idea if it's going ...

Itinerary, Fairfax Station, United States travel blog

Itinerary

A travel blog entry by swl0810

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Itinerary 8/27/06 Depart Ensenada, Mexico 9/2/06 Arrive Honolulu, Hawaii 9/12/06 Arrive Kobe, Japan 9/19/06 Arrive Qindao, China 9/23/06 Arrive Hong Kong 9/27/06 Arrive Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 10/7/06 Arrive Yangon, Myanmar 10/15/06 ...

Dino-Sizzle!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Dino-Sizzle!

A travel blog entry by nofixedplans

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... they come true. We did make it in one piece to Virginia. My rad driving skills made for good time and we arrived in Fairfax right before 10 p.m. Did I mention that my little nuggets were rockstars on the road? This gives me hope for many future long road ...

My Itinerary, Fairfax, United States travel blog

My Itinerary

A travel blog entry by beth

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So I finally planned the trip!: Dublin, Frankfort(Europe, mostly Eastern), Johannesburg, Singapore (and other parts of SE Asia), Beijing, Sydney (and of course NZ) These are my main stops and I'm supposed to return on Xmas Day ... well we'll see. ...

Why Turkey??, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Why Turkey??

A travel blog entry by milver

I guess that's the question that we have encountered sooo many times. I believe the country justifies itself as a destination. But among so many wonders in the wide world...here's the short explanation: Natalie and I have always wanted to travel ...

journey back to Bothin, day full of surprises, Fairfax, United States travel blog

journey back to Bothin, day full of surprises

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... service. When I left Idgie`s and Gizmo`s office, the first person I saw was... Blank! She was supposed to be travelling around the United States already, so what was she doing here? She gave me a hug. Straight after I asked her: "what are you doing ...

Bothin staff party, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Bothin staff party

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: Przez całą sobotę sprzątałyśmy camp. GG Wyjechała. Było mi z tego powodu cholernie smutno, i chyba nie tylko mnie. GG, mimo swoich 17 lat, okazała się dojrzalsza emocjonalnie niż wiele ...

4th session - Surfer Chics, Fairfax, United States travel blog

4th session - Surfer Chics

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: Mianowano mnie liderem grupy 3 wychowawców (Rose, Blank i Thunder) oraz 10 kolonistek w wieku 10-14 lat. Spaliśmy w Bay Tree - części campu najbardziej przypominającej polski obóz harcerski. Tutejsze harcerki są ...

3rd session - Moonlight Magic, Fairfax, United States travel blog

3rd session - Moonlight Magic

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: Wiedziałam, że to będzie "płaczący" turnus już w dniu przyjazdu dzieci. Żadna dotąd dziewczynka nie płakała mi w momencie odjazdu rodziców. Płakały Riley i Annie. Potem, w nocy, ...

Northern Virgins, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Northern Virgins

A travel blog entry by wesb

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... , within their own state! The northerners were quite dismissive of their southern brethren. I believe the term 'hick' may have been used. And don't get them started about those in the southwest of the state! Fairfax VA is a suburban ...

First session - Girl Sports!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

First session - Girl Sports!

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: O godz. 10 rano zaczelismy juz na dobre ustawiac wszystko do przyjazdu camperow. O 13:10 zaczeli sie zjezdzac. Bylo ciekawie. Poznalam rodzicow wszystkich dziewczynek z mojej grupy. Moja grupa, czyli unit, to 22 dziewczynki w wieku 8-12 ...

5th session - Snapshot, Fairfax, United States travel blog

5th session - Snapshot

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: To była najbardziej narzekająca grupa dzieci, jaka miałam na tym campie. A dlaczego?, a po co?, ja nie narzekam, tylko pytam!, a czemu ona robi to tak a nie inaczej?, a czemu nie mamy dłuższej ciszy poobiedniej?, a ...

2nd session - Outdoors n Smores, Fairfax, United States travel blog

2nd session - Outdoors n Smores

A travel blog entry by bogna

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Polski Miałyśmy najliczniejszą grupę drugiego turnusu - 19 dziewczynek oraz 6 opiekunek - ja, Sequioa (jako lider), Texas, Blank, Thunder i Ziggy. Nasz turnus miał tematykę "outdoors`n`smores" i w praktyce oznaczał ...

hike to the hills, Fairfax, United States travel blog

hike to the hills

A travel blog entry by bogna

POLSKI: Dni mijaja niesamowicie szybko. Mielismy rozne treningi odnosnie traktowania dzieci. Zrobilismy tez kilka gier na zaufanie, ktore wyszly nam fantastycznie. A przeciez znamy sie dopiero od paru dni! Odbylismy takze wycieczke nna wzgorza ...

6th session - Lanyards, Beads and Dyes, Fairfax, United States travel blog

6th session - Lanyards, Beads and Dyes

A travel blog entry by bogna

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POLSKI: Największa grupa dzieci, jaką ten camp kiedykolwiek widział (28), 6 counselorów, których liderem grupy zrobili... mnie. Szczerze mówiąc, na początku sikałam w majtki, czy sobie poradzę. Dzieci były ...

Welcome to Camp Bothin!, Fairfax, United States travel blog

Welcome to Camp Bothin!

A travel blog entry by bogna

POLSKI: Camp Bothin - otoczony wzgorzami z 4 stron swiata, blisko drogi prowadzacej prosto do San Francisco. Trawa zolta i sucha jak w Polsce w sierpniu. Okolice przepiekne! Oczywiscie tabliczka wjazdowa "Welcome to Camp Bothin". Wysiadlam z auta i ...

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