Travel Blogs from Independence, United States

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... and so it ACTUALLY begins, Independence, United States travel blog

... and so it ACTUALLY begins

A travel blog entry by aconthego

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... travel map.  We'll see. Ok-- so here's the lowdown.  I've just finished an intense week of training here in Independence, Missouri and will be boarding a plan to Hong Kong in 6 hours, where I will have two more days of WorldService ...

Independence, Missouri - Queen City of the Trails, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence, Missouri - Queen City of the Trails

A travel blog entry by moonminder

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... of times since then, but this time was especially fun! I rented a car in Tulsa and we took a road trip to Independence, Missouri, where I had a presentation and book-signing scheduled at the National Frontier Trails Museum.  One man drove all the way ...

Getting to Know Truman on a First Name Basis, Independence, United States travel blog

Getting to Know Truman on a First Name Basis

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Today we went to the Truman Home and then back to the Museum for another two hours.  I think we just about did it all there.  It's amazing how huge these are.  So many things saved over the years by these men.  Thankfully! It was ...

One week from today we will be on the plane!, Independence, United States travel blog

One week from today we will be on the plane!

A travel blog entry by skallas

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Welcome to our travel blog. We are very excited about our upcoming trip to Greece. We would love for you to follow us as we visit the wonderful place of the Kalogerakos family.  We leave one week from today. Our itineary is on the blog. =-)  We ...

Arrived, Independence, United States travel blog

Arrived

A travel blog entry by jonwendt

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After 2 hours of flying, we finally arrived in Portland, Oregon. There, we were picked up by Aunt Chris and the boys and we drove to a restaurant called Shirley's. Heather and Jason came and we talked for a while until we were full to bursting and went ...

Truman Presidential Library, Independence, United States travel blog

Truman Presidential Library

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Today we arrived in Independence, Mo from Columbia, Mo.  Our campsite tonight is far better than the place we stayed in last night.  We were not only next to the highway, but also under these huge high tension wires...that can't be good to live ...

Day 8: Independence, KS, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 8: Independence, KS

A travel blog entry by zyd85

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... and see the map of the US, Coffeyville is in the center.  Lebanon, Kansas is the geographic center of the contiguous United States, and we weren't far from there either, but it wasn't nearly as much fun as driving around Coffeyville looking for ... ...

Herbert Hoover Did Not Invent the Vacuum!, Independence, United States travel blog

Herbert Hoover Did Not Invent the Vacuum!

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... lunch and wound up at Herb N' Lou's Pizza and Subs.  The sub was average at best.   Then I was on my way to Independence, Missouri....home of Harry Truman.  It was going to be a five hour drive.  I should be there by 8:00 pm...made it ...

Photos, Independence, United States travel blog

Photos

A travel blog entry by jonwendt

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Here are some photos of us so far. ...

I am going where...?!, Independence, United States travel blog

I am going where...?!

A travel blog entry by nevada__021

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I am nineteen years old, a junior at Bethany College of Missions in Minneapolis, MN. Well, so much for school.... but after two years of studying like crazy, the time has finally come to hit the road on little something we call Internship. ...

PCT days 78-86: Tuolumne Meadows to Independence, Independence, United States travel blog

PCT days 78-86: Tuolumne Meadows to Independence

A travel blog entry by hobos

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... and ice cream. Oh, so good! Town is quiet on a Sunday night and we sleep peacefully. Day 86: In the morning, we hitch from Independence to Bishop with Lee, a guy who used to guide with a friend of ours -- what a small world. Lee drops us off at Dennys ...

One last night in the States, Independence, United States travel blog

One last night in the States

A travel blog entry by cali

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Well, this is my last night at home before heading off to Freiburg, Germany. I can hardly believe that it is time to leave yet again. I feel as though I just got home from DC. I was fortunate enough to be able to spend time while I was home with family ...

Home in KC, Independence, United States travel blog

Home in KC

A travel blog entry by cali

Well, it is official, I am now home! Finals finally ended and I packed up. It was very sad to watch the Hausmeister lock me out of my room in Vauban. I moved to Charlottenburger for a night with Steph and Zane and had a few sad goodbyes before ...

Day 36 - Do Bears Sit In The Woods?, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 36 - Do Bears Sit In The Woods?

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

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... granite cliffs and dense woodland, through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains to the more barren landscape around Independence, our destination for the evening. We camped up at Independence Creek, a small County Recreation Site, which provided ...

When I was going to St. Ives..., Independence, United States travel blog

When I was going to St. Ives...

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

... nbsp; I wanted to push it to make it into Kansas before dark to a beautiful park (so I thot) - Elk City Lake in Independence.  At nearly 550 miles and at 6:50pm, I pulled into the Park, except  it was underwater.  The dam had ...

The Buck Stops Here, Independence, United States travel blog

The Buck Stops Here

A travel blog entry by boyers

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As mentioned in our last entry we made it to Independence MO just before 1pm. And the hot weather has begun around here. It must have been 95 with a higher heat index.  Luckily the museum and library is air conditioned. I must say it was a very nice ...

Welcome to Louisiana, Independence, United States travel blog

Welcome to Louisiana

A travel blog entry by irishrover7

Like giant steps on land, the road dipped lower and lower as we descended into the bayou. The elevation dropped off quick like a continental shelf on the seafloor. A sudden shot of adrenaline hit us simultaneously and we quickly became giddy and anxious ...

Unbelievable destruction in Joplin, MO, Independence, United States travel blog

Unbelievable destruction in Joplin, MO

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids

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... I ha e my doubts that you are going to get a new phone until SHE does...I'm just saying... We continued on from Joplin to Independence, MO where we found a very nice state park. The sites are paved and level, we have a concrete patio (yay!), and even ...

Day 1 - Middlefield to Cleveland - 600 mi, 13.5 hr, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 1 - Middlefield to Cleveland - 600 mi, 13.5 hr

A travel blog entry by dcashman

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... site seeing/eating for the day.  But the day was hardley over. From there we drove another 225 miles and 4 hours to Independence Ohio.  We arrived around 12:30am.  The kids all fell asleep after a rousing round of "Going to a ...

Independence: What it's all about, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence: What it's all about

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

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Crossed Kearsarge pass this morning in order to get to our resupply in Independence. A huge thank you to our ride Stan and Christy, you saved us a huge heap of inconvenience. Staying at Ray's Den motel tonight, picking up our supply drop tomorrow and ...

Day 1, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jimj33

     Up at 6AM, then arrived at my Mother's in Independence, Missouri.  Helped her load up her Jeep and we were out the door and on our way at about 9AM.       What a gorgeous day it turned out to ...

Driving, Independence, United States travel blog

Driving

A travel blog entry by emwheezy

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A beautiful morning to be ...

Driving, Independence, United States travel blog

Driving

A travel blog entry by emwheezy

A beautiful morning to be ...

First day of crazy!, Independence, United States travel blog

First day of crazy!

A travel blog entry by doublejam

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I glance at the hills as we speed by, five more minutes and we’ll finally be in Independence Missouri. The trip was long and many hours were wasted goofing with my crew or sleeping. Needless to say it was an interesting journey. We all felt the ...

Day 30 – Stop the rollercoaster!, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 30 – Stop the rollercoaster!

A travel blog entry by monahan

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This morning we got up at 8:00 AM, and got to the pool by 8:30 for our final swim before getting back to travelling.  We swam for about a half-hour and then worked quickly for an hour to shower and pack up the room, so we could check out by 10:00 ...

mattress factory,Pittsburgh then ohio, Independence,, United States travel blog

mattress factory,Pittsburgh then ohio

A travel blog entry by lagalag1

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... ; lunch at  Eat and Park restaurant (a chain restaurant)in the interstate towards Cleveland ,Ohio.After 2 hours driving we book into a Red Roof hotel in Independence,Ohio ,It is like a suburb of Cleveland,about 10 minutes drive away in the ...

Sequoia, Tulare County, USA travel blog

Sequoia

A travel blog entry by selina-mario

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Wir waren reiiiiten :). Ich liebe national Parks, man müsste mal nur Urlaub in den Parks machen, überall Eichhörnchen, chipmunks USW ...

Independence, Missouri, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence, Missouri

A travel blog entry by bwalser

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... and farms mile after mile.  It was so beautiful.  We arrived in the afternoon and spent time touring the town. Independence is a small charming town.  We visited Clinton's Soda Shop for ice cream, which is the site of Harry Truman's ...

Day 8 - VA, DC, MD, PA, OH, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 8 - VA, DC, MD, PA, OH

A travel blog entry by klimczak

Well, our vacation is done and over with, a depressing end to fit a disappointing vacation that lasted a week.  It would have been nice to have had a decent vacation, as this is almost certainly my last one.  But I guess we can’t have it ...

It's getting' real! or Will the tribe vote me off?, Independence, United States travel blog

It's getting' real! or Will the tribe vote me off?

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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Once we began the real hike up to Kearsarge Pass I had a lot of thoughts barreling through my mind.  Most of them never settled in to become the resident mindset but there was definitely some mind wrestling going on.  "I could turn around now ...

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