Travel Blogs from Norfolk, United States

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Welcome to the south, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Welcome to the south

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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... support because their network didn't like my computer. Anyway, it was a whole mess, but I'm back now and in my hotel in Norfolk, Virginia. That's right, a hotel. Last night was my first night of the trip in a hotel and I slept great. 11 hours without ...

Leaving USA for the Caibbean, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Leaving USA for the Caibbean

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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We left Norfolk, Virginia and headed southeast. The owners had talked about sailing around the world, but that fell through so it was back to the Caribbean. We had some new crew, Leon, Elizabeth & Tanya this time. I wasn't too happy at that point as I ...

Southport, North Carolina to Norfolk, Va mile zero, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Southport, North Carolina to Norfolk, Va mile zero

A travel blog entry by darborn

... the diesel to give her all. After that everything fell into place and we went through the Great Bridge, the lock and the Norfolk bridges behind a friendly trawler. We were hailed by a large tug and barge that said they had issued a securite warning that ...

Leaving Norfolk, VA, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Leaving Norfolk, VA

A travel blog entry by couchonbp

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... every one that made it on this travelblog. Please click on each one since there may be more than just the title. Day 1 - Leaving Norfolk for our trip to Italy! Looks like we have company as we pack. No, Symba, you have to stay home. Sorry ...

Cruising off Norfolk, VA, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Cruising off Norfolk, VA

A travel blog entry by milestogo

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As we progress north, the temperature has dropped considerably. This is particularly obvious by the photo showing all the empty deck chairs..it is normally a feat to find one empty. Seas are calm with an occasional sway of the ship. The passengers are ...

Arrived back home!, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Arrived back home!

A travel blog entry by couchonbp

Went through customs in Atlanta with no problems and made it back to Norfolk (ORF) right on-time! Time to go back home in VA ...

Passage  Norfolk..., Norfolk, United States travel blog

Passage Norfolk...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

...pour se laver et se ...

Hampton to Norfolk, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Hampton to Norfolk

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... that with all the weather delays we might find it very full with other boats.  Decided to anchor off Hospital Point, Norfolk at mile 0 and be at the first bridge for 0830 the following morning which would be the earliest opening. 2 ...

Norfolk, Virgina, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Norfolk, Virgina

A travel blog entry by alexapril604

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Virginia is April's home town and where all of her family currently resides. The cities are Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach on the east coast of the USA centered between New York and Florida. We went home for Christmas and were so excited ...

Spring Family Christmas, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Spring Family Christmas

A travel blog entry by alexapril604

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... favorite part chatting with our nieces and nephew's one of which is our God Son. After celebrating the Christmas holidays in Norfolk, Viringia and South Florida, we will... See you in Nofolk, London, and Suffolk, England next! and off to Austria ...

Draftsman of a Nation, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Draftsman of a Nation

A travel blog entry by dnesossi

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... musician, an architect, a skilled craftsman, and even wine maker and brew master.  No wonder he left off President of the United States on his gravesite….it would be a step down!  Master planner of the University of Virginia and even chief ...

Anchors Aweigh!, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Anchors Aweigh!

A travel blog entry by dnesossi

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... spinach in its omelet, but not for 12 dollars.  Ahhhh, welcome to home to the world’s largest Naval base…Norfolk. After a much needed washing of the truck, and vacuuming from the week of road trip snack crumbs which made their way to ...

Virginia, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Virginia

A travel blog entry by conman

Back in the good old US of A. This voyage has been more of a vacation than an experience like last time, mainly because it wasn't all so "new."  I've missed friends and family from home, but I would never give up some of these new travel ...

Final Countdown, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Final Countdown

A travel blog entry by jrwest129

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... between Virginia Beach and Williamsburg) and one from nearby Newport News will depart via multiple planes and airlines from Norfolk International Airport.  Funny, we always say the "International" in Norfolk International Airport, but now it seems ...

NORFOLK, NORFOLK, United States travel blog

NORFOLK

A travel blog entry by mainship

... and South bound traffic and the lock crowded as many boats as safely possible on port and starboard ties.Finally we reached Norfolk and decided to take a berth in the downtown docks called WATERSIDE.A very long day but goal accomplished.We love ...

Travel Day, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Travel Day

A travel blog entry by jrwest129

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USAirways from Norfolk to Charlotte and Charlotte to Frankfurt, Germany.  We are traveling light this year -- carry-on only!  It really wasn't that hard to pack, especially since this is our second trip and we know better what to expect. Big ...

Sailing the Chesapeake, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Sailing the Chesapeake

A travel blog entry by ruthandpierce

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Hello Everyone, After the storm we took two days to sail from Solomons to Norfolk with an overnight just north of the mouth of the Rappahannock River.  We have a new pocket video recording device and we are experimenting with it.   The ...

Atlantic Ocean, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Atlantic Ocean

A travel blog entry by bogna

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3 relaxing days laying on the beach, watching parades, visiting Oceanarium and just chilling out. That was awesome weekend with Portugese Sonia, aussie Amanda, lebanes Patrick, Korean, Russian and Ukrainian ...

Norfolk and the Amistad, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Norfolk and the Amistad

A travel blog entry by roy.eaton

... and we certainly were ready for a more relaxed pace. Oct. 20 Bill Caesar would have loved this morning's cruise. Entering the Norfolk/Portsmouth harbour we motored past the Norfolk Navy Base, home to the largest navy shipyard. In two and a half ...

On our way home, Norfolk, United States travel blog

On our way home

A travel blog entry by hatterasnc

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On our way home... such a bummer! There was water and sand all over the highway, digging out as we arrived. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge was open , luckily for us, it wasn't the day ...

Norfolk, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Norfolk

A travel blog entry by serkan.okter

Norfolk, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Norfolk

A travel blog entry by serkan.okter

A mighty fine Bier Garden..., Norfolk, United States travel blog

A mighty fine Bier Garden...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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What a cute town to spend a few years at if you happened to be stationed in Norfolk. What I love about military communities is that it's usually a younger crowd, they love to have fun, and people are friendly. What's best about the Navy ...

Military Might, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Military Might

A travel blog entry by bellavita

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... John Smith sailed into the bay four centuries ago and began Colonial settlement in the USA. We anchored in Portsmouth with Norfolk just across the river. Portsmouth is a really old town over 250 years old and full of very traditional British looking ...

Full Gale In Norfolk, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Full Gale In Norfolk

A travel blog entry by gknopp

... the 30 minute 'penalty box') and have to wait for the bridge before the lock.  By the time we get into the Norfolk commercial shipping area I was getting edgy.  Some of the bridges run 'on request' since its Sunday but a couple we still have to ...

A Catamaran for John and Joan, Norfolk, United States travel blog

A Catamaran for John and Joan

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... representative had torn a hole through our trampoline and fallen into the water during his visit.  Our friend Paul, a Norfolk resident, was able to visit Pas de Deux some days ago and describe to us by telephone the tear that ...

Engine Work, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Engine Work

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... engine--the electrical connects were different.  So he took off the whole starter and we went to a shop in Norfolk called Auto Electric, known to be the local automotive alternator and starter wizards.  They immediately recognized our ...

Virginia Beach!, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Virginia Beach!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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Mic and I left for Virginia Beach at 6 a.m. on Monday morning. It's a short jaunt to the border, so we were there in no time. We had the grumpiest border guard ever! He was asking us the stupidest questions..."why are you going to Virginia ...

Home Port, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Home Port

A travel blog entry by zombiepirate87

This was where Home ...

Dental Emergency!, Norfolk, United States travel blog

Dental Emergency!

A travel blog entry by prinret

Last night at dinner, disaster struck!  Joan lost a tooth from her bridge - front tooth no less.  After a trip to the ship's doctor, arrangements were made for her to see a dentist in New York City when we arrived there. Understandably, Joan ...

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