Travel Blogs from Marion, United States

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Monday 14 July, Marion, United States travel blog

Monday 14 July

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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Monday 14h July   We are heading towards the edge of Iowa today and up towards the I 90 which is the Interstate that heads out of Iowa and into South Dakota.  This will also briefly take us into Minnesota but not for long enough for us to ...

Day Seven!, Marion, United States travel blog

Day Seven!

A travel blog entry by arspromo

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... lunch at the Cracker Barrel (hey, good eats down here) we headed towards home.  We finally decided to call it a day in Marion, IL, right next to Carbondale.  Got an amazing room at the Comfort Suites hotel.  May sleep in a bit tomorrow ...

Inspired by North Carolina!, Marion, United States travel blog

Inspired by North Carolina!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... Carole's sister lives.  We found ourselves in need of service and parts, so camped at an RV service center/campground in Marion, NC, which services our type of motor home. Thankfully, it happened to be located within an hour's drive of my sister's ...

Logan State Park, Logan state Park, United States travel blog

Logan State Park

A travel blog entry by mcginlays

It may not suprise some of you to learn that we were rejected from entering Canada!  No problem with passports or visas.  Something more trivial!  We had four cases of wine with us worth $1500 and they were going to charge us 85% tax on ...

Marion Mass..near Cape Cod, Marion, United States travel blog

Marion Mass..near Cape Cod

A travel blog entry by gknopp

We wanted to make a couple stops in Mass on the way up to Boston.  Our friend, Jim F recommended a city called Marion Mass as he had a yacht club membership at the Beverly Yacht club.  We left Newport by 9am in moderate fog.  Ive known fog ...

Back Home, Marion, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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... famous eggs.  As we were packing up, we realized how warm is was in Asheville and how cold it was going to be in Marion.  We said our good byes to Steve and Janna and pulled out for home.  The trip home was pretty much uneventful.  We ...

Hot & bothered, Macgregor lake, United States travel blog

Hot & bothered

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels

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After my night in my self inflicted sauna, I set of just before 7am in the knowledge that I had a sneaky short cut. My maps were sending me North to Eureka and then down to West Glacier for a 145m 2 day round trip, I discovered that staying on my trusty ...

Why North Carolina Is Beautiful!!!!, Marion, United States travel blog

Why North Carolina Is Beautiful!!!!

A travel blog entry by fred.ropp

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Hi Vernae, My old friend Mickey Spangler showed up this morning at 08:30AM for a trip to Mount Mitchell.  I haven't been there in 50 years.  It was a step back in time.  A mountain doesn't change much mind you, but everything seemed just ...

Day with the McEnroes, Marion, United States travel blog

Day with the McEnroes

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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Chris and Kathy spent 2008 on exchange at TAS, and it is wonderful to see the school they 'exchanged' from. The campus is beautiful.  See http://www.taboracademy.org/   Chris wasn't teaching today, so the McEnroes took us out to explore ...

Dinner Party!, Marion, United States travel blog

Dinner Party!

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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... like at home. Kathy organised a dinner party for tonight, so Tim and I volunteered to do the grocery shopping. We went via the local Marion op shop, which is attached to a local church. The shop is called Penny Pinchers and was both well stocked and well ...

Apple Picking, Marion, United States travel blog

Apple Picking

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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... baked.    In the early evening, Kathy, Tim and Berenice went for a walk to the marina and through historical Marion with its huge early 19th century homes and harbour views.  The combination of these gracious homes with their green lawns ...

Bazzie's birthday, Marion, United States travel blog

Bazzie's birthday

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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Happy 11th Birthday Sebastian   I'm not quite sure how she does it, but by the time Tim and Berenice made it from 'their' apartment to the McEnroe home, Kathy had baked 'scones'/rock cakes for breakfast and a chocolate cake for the birthday boy. ...

Last Entry--Top 10 List, Marion, United States travel blog

Last Entry--Top 10 List

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

I think there is a Top Ten list, a la David Letterman, of of evidence that one has gone Colonel Kurtz.  (If you don't know who Colonel Kurtz is, you should not be going to Asia.) Here's mine. 10.  You sit with your feet not pointed and you ...

School and Boston, Marion, United States travel blog

School and Boston

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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Friday Reporting about today is a challange because the Scott family split in 3 directions for more individual experiences. Eliza: At 7.30 Eliza was collected by a year 10 Tabor Academy student and escorted to orchestra practice via breakfast hall. She ...

Getting to Marion, Marion, United States travel blog

Getting to Marion

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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We left Niagara via the road by the river, down from the falls, to show Eliza and Baz the rapids, floral clock and the autumn colours that Tim and Berenice had glimpsed the day before.  We were  early enough to keep one stop ahead of the ...

Asheville-Savannah Starting Day, Marion, United States travel blog

Asheville-Savannah Starting Day

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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We started our vacation/5th Honeymoon at 8:30 a.m. on 15 Feb 08.  We left with bicycles on the back of the Trailblazer and snow in the background.  But look at the smile on Belinda's face.... We went through Berea, Kentucky and stopped for ...

The Sand's Castle Is On The Road Again!, Marion, United States travel blog

The Sand's Castle Is On The Road Again!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... the backdrop for such films as The Last of the Mohicans, A Breed Apart and Firestarter.  Their informational brochure states: "If Mother Nature Created A Theme Park, It Would Look Like This".  The park provides wonderful opportunities for ...

Creating the Conditions, Marion, United States travel blog

Creating the Conditions

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Friends and Fellow Travelers-- This is a bit of a test run to post a blog before I leave in 10 days on my flight from St. Louis-San Francisco-Hong Kong-Singapore- Jakarta.  Last day on the job is Inauguration Day (Tuesday).  My friends and ...

Blue Ridge Parkway, Marion, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by gen713

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Its just a wonderful drive, endless views interrupted only by Deer, Squirrels and Wild Turkeys running across the road in front of ...

Plimoth Plantation, Marion, United States travel blog

Plimoth Plantation

A travel blog entry by timscott23

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Aidan joined us for a trip into the past.  We visited the Plimoth Plantation, near Plymouth, MA.  It's two historic villages, time warped in the 1620s, one with the settlers of the Mayflower and one with the Native Indian tribe that already ...

From Rapid City, SD to Marion IA, Marion, United States travel blog

From Rapid City, SD to Marion IA

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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It seems the adventure never ends!  We traveled across South Dakota and spent a couple of nights in Sioux Falls.  This is our official 'home' and we needed to register our vehicles and pick up some mail at our mail forwarding service.  We ...

And the RV has arrived..., Marion, United States travel blog

And the RV has arrived...

A travel blog entry by crashhopper

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So when we left Gainesville yesterday at 530pm, the idea was that we could hopefully get to South Carolina and find a hotel for the night to crash in. This seemed rather unlikely as we crossed into Georgia just after 11pm. However, after several redbulls ...

Nashville and off to Marion, Marion, United States travel blog

Nashville and off to Marion

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... . Rich got some fab Nike t-shirts at a complete steal. We wandered around for a bit and then headed in the car to Marion to see the Babers. We were warmly welcomed. Rachel Turner popped round to visit and then Becky Turner Rogers arrived. So lovely to see ...

Last Day in Marion, Marion, United States travel blog

Last Day in Marion

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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This morning I got up and went for a run, really enjoying being able to get back out there but also very cautious about not over doing it too soon. Got back and everyone was still asleep. They obviously needed it!! Once everyone was awake and had ...

About us..., Marion, United States travel blog

About us...

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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First of all, welcome to our travel 'blog'.  If you've just stumbled upon us from somewhere out in cyberspace we wanted to take a moment to introduce ourselves to you.   We are Ann & Ken Sair.  We have been fulltime RV'ers since ...

Sydney....., Marion, United States travel blog

Sydney.....

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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We spent the last 5 days with my sister and her family here in Marion, Iowa.  I am always amazed with how quickly 'little people' change and grow.  We haven't seen Sydney since Christmas last year and she, as expected, has changed quite a ...

Family Sunday, Marion, United States travel blog

Family Sunday

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... amazing breakfast of eggs, bacon and pancakes. We even had a choice between blueberry and plain. We all got ready and headed to Marion United Methodist church. By now the rain had stopped. It was a great service we also saw a clip from the movie Fiddler ...

Off to Marion, Marion, United States travel blog

Off to Marion

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... tyre. Then we were on our way back to Rogers. Got back safe and sound unpacked and re packed cars and then headed back to Marion for the night. Arrived to a fantastic welcome, had a light supper and caught up with the weeks events before heading to ...

West Memphis, AR, Marion, United States travel blog

West Memphis, AR

A travel blog entry by averynet

Connectivity problems in that KOA currently moving to broadband: no practical connection possible. However, we had plenty of digital and HD channels through the antenna and our satellite ...

Inspiration., Marion, United States travel blog

Inspiration.

A travel blog entry by pieter.nj

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So wade and I stopped for a stretch and we were both complaining. The ride was so long and our backs hurt and we were tired and some Ducoti's passed us like we were in reverse. As we were sitting there a guy in a 1200 GS came around the corner, saw us ...

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