Travel Blogs from Philidelphia, United States

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My Adventure Begins..., Philidelphia, United States travel blog

My Adventure Begins...

A travel blog entry by jensblog

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Left for Philadelphia, PA around 8am. Arrived in PA around 11am. Got my bags and waited for the Sheridan shuttle bus to come. I saw one go by when I was getting my bags, so I figured if I waited long enough it'd be back again. I later learned that ...

Staging in Philly, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Staging in Philly

A travel blog entry by jensblog

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Most of the day was spent at "class" for Staging. Staging is what the PC calls the training classes before actually becoming a Volunteer. Right now I'm a Stagier, or a Peace Corps Trainee (PCT). Dinner was at the same place I ate last night. The ...

Staging, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Staging

A travel blog entry by lbmarek

Here I am at Staging (orientation). The official count is 65 crazies going to the same country!! About 15 of us went to an Irish Pub for dinner tonight and then 10 of us went to an ATM and pulled our Staging allowance out of our Peace Corps account. I ...

Last Day in America, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Last Day in America

A travel blog entry by jensblog

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My last day in the US for a long time....weird. It doesn't feel like it's real. The group I'm with is really nice. Everyone seems to be bonding well. Before leaving, I called home to say Goodbye, and Happy Birthday to Scot. That was tough. I ...

From PHL to Europe, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

From PHL to Europe

A travel blog entry by grenzenlos

Departed from the faux-modern international terminal at Philidelphia on US Air, bound for Manchester. After a few last-minute phone calls, Chick Fil-A, and a cursory passport check, I boarded for my 10th Transatlantic trip ever. Although US Air has ...

Philadelphia Cheese Steak, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Philadelphia Cheese Steak

A travel blog entry by wsheard

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... full of fat and unhealthy. It made a refreshing change. What was still evident was the anti British sentiment from Boston. Philidelphia is where the declaration of Independence was signed and the home of the Liberty Bell. Ironically the Bell, that ...

Leaving the US, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Leaving the US

A travel blog entry by jennacameron

Left Minneapolis then had a layover in Phillie. It was really BORING!! Off to the land of ...

Leaving for Peace Corps Uzbekistan, Philidelphia, United States travel blog

Leaving for Peace Corps Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by tamar

After much anticipation, tomorrow I am heading off to Peace Corps in Uzbekistan. I am to work as a water engineer on water irrigation and distribution projects in the nongovernmental organization (NGO) development program. I am excited about the ...

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