Travel Blogs from Providence, United States

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The Birth of the Semi-Backpacker, Providence, United States travel blog

The Birth of the Semi-Backpacker

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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After so many months of planning, dreaming, talking and googling, my trip is finally here! I'd like to say that this Bronx-born city girl that's never been camping is doing a 360 and packing a tent and sleeping bag in her backpack; HOWEVER, I am ...

A short trip back home to celebrate my 30th bday, Providence, United States travel blog

A short trip back home to celebrate my 30th bday

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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COMING HOME Fearless traveler or not, I wanted to spend my 30th birthday in the company of family, friends and a few Patron Tequila shots. This pit stop also gave me time to pause and reflect on my trip thus far. Here's what I've learned in the ...

Home for the holidays, Providence, United States travel blog

Home for the holidays

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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IT ALL STARTED WITH THANKSGIVING AND A CHRISTMAS TREE... Doña Nuris and her son, David have been very friendly and welcoming to me since I moved into their Ciudad Colon neighborhood a few months ago. They have invited me over to their house many times ...

Starting Point, Providence, United States travel blog

Starting Point

A travel blog entry by catedoyle

This is where I started my ...

Providence, Providence, United States travel blog

Providence

A travel blog entry by vballgracy12

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"Paging passenger Posluszny, please come to Gate 15 for an on-time departure of Flight 377." Yes, I almost missed my plane.. the first plane of many to get out to Australia. It wasn't my fault though, the Southwest people told me the wrong gate ...

Couchsurfing, Providence, United States travel blog

Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... Island, the smallest state in the US. The train was fast as hell! It only took 45 minutes!It was a shitty rainy day in Providence, but my couch surfing host Kimberly was on hand to pick me up from the train station so i wouldnt get wet! After explaining ...

Good first CS experience, Providence, United States travel blog

Good first CS experience

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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I woke up with the sun this morning, a nice change from the shitty weather yesterday. I got in the shower and when i got out kimberly came home with groceries and made me huevos rancheros for breakfast! Delicious.She had to go to work, but was nice ...

colorful, Providence, United States travel blog

colorful

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

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I like the colorful underpass. Often recently every time I go under these it gets dark and the road is a mess. I kind of laugh because you don't know it's comin then as soon as the sun is out, there are many pot holes and broken bottles and straight up ...

Rhode Island, Providence, United States travel blog

Rhode Island

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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This morning we caught the train from Boston to Providence which took from  9:41 am to 10:16 am (Amtrak Train 93). While Jan stayed at the train station with the suitcases, Allan headed to the Avis office downtown in Providence to pick up our ...

Little Rhody, Providence, United States travel blog

Little Rhody

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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... may stand and best be maintained with full liberty in religious concernments." After the museum, I wandered through the older streets of Providence and stopped by Prospect Park which had a halfway-decent view of the city.  I then continued on until ...

Show, Providence, United States travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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Roger got it right, Providence, United States travel blog

Roger got it right

A travel blog entry by burtonll

... was established here in 1638. Ivy League Brown University is the seventh oldest college in the country. Nearby Newport is famous for its shipbuilding, yachting and boating. Providence, Rhode Island Population 175,901 Elevation 24 Eastern time ...

5 Hotels & an Airport Floor Later..., Providence, United States travel blog

5 Hotels & an Airport Floor Later...

A travel blog entry by emilycthomson

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... The Office, and the few interactions I had couldn't have been friendlier. A nice little overnight stop :) And so now I'm in Providence Rhode Island, which I'm ashamed to say I haven't seen enough of. This is partly due to the constant rain, and partly ...

Zwei State Capitols an einem Tag, Providence, United States travel blog

Zwei State Capitols an einem Tag

A travel blog entry by olih

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... ganzen marmornen Pracht auf einem Hügel über Downtown thront. An der sehr schön angelegten Promenade spazieren wir den Providence River entlang, dann klettern wir die steile College Street hinauf zum Campus der Brown University. Immer wieder schön ...

76. New England, Providence, United States travel blog

76. New England

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... the spring flowers in the ivy league campus of Brown University and down to one of America´s oldest libraries, the Providence Athenaeum. Seeing all the students inside studying amongst all those old books and the handwritten index cards made me want to ...

Providence, RI, Providence, United States travel blog

Providence, RI

A travel blog entry by ybslob

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Brown University, Providence, United States travel blog

Brown University

A travel blog entry by travelswitz

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... , it was some Rhode Island state holiday today, so the bookstore was closed.  Nota bene: If you ever find yourself in Providence and you want to visit Brown, do not attempt to drive to campus in a 38-foot RV. The streets are curvy, narrow, and ...

On the route to Cape Cod, Providence, United States travel blog

On the route to Cape Cod

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

... "you can buy everything you want" society....all those products we never saw for months. Anyway, we had a short stop at Providence to have a look around. A small city, recently cleaned and with a nice canal, but still lots of dangerous looking citizens ...

Erster Programmpunkt: Shopping, Providence, United States travel blog

Erster Programmpunkt: Shopping

A travel blog entry by olih

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... hier im Nordosten. Nach einem kleinen Frühstück bei Starbucks gegenüber machen wir uns mitten in der Rushhour an Providence vorbei auf Richtung Massachusetts. Und irgendwie sind wir dann viel zu früh am Einkaufs-Tempel. Die Zeit bis zur ...

Me, Myself, Corinne and Mike, Providence, United States travel blog

Me, Myself, Corinne and Mike

A travel blog entry by corinneandluke

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... went and had a look at the State Building for Rhode Island . After this we headed up the hill over the river onto East Providence where all the college students from Brown and RISD hang out. The views of Providence as we got near the top of the ...

The Pumpkins Welcome You, Providence, United States travel blog

The Pumpkins Welcome You

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... order to be on the map I set off onto the streets of Providence, Rhode Island, the eleventh state I’ve visited in the United States.  After feeling lost in quiet suburbia for the first three blocks I soon saw some activity to my left and made ...

And another new State, Newport/Providence, United States travel blog

And another new State

A travel blog entry by siue

... one or two headstones from the early 1700s. Crazy. The weather was really nice - sunny and 70's. We spent Saturday walking around Providence and I got to go to Armegedon Shop. Curiously I did not purchase anything... We visited a library from like 1779. ...

Planing in Providence, Providence, United States travel blog

Planing in Providence

A travel blog entry by gangof5

23 April 2007, Greetings from supprisingly sunny Providence, Rhode Island.  We are wrapping up final preparations for our trip and studying hard for our upcoming exams and final papers here at brown University.  Only one month to ...

Providence, RI, Providence, United States travel blog

Providence, RI

A travel blog entry by keggebeen

As mentioned in the earlier blog, I took a train from Boston to arrive in Providence where the hotel shuttle picked me up to take me to the hotel.  The last time I was in Boston, was during my first official week of solo training almost a year and a ...

Day 3 - The First Baptist Church in America, Providence, United States travel blog

Day 3 - The First Baptist Church in America

A travel blog entry by mcreech

We attended Easter services at the First Baptist Church in America.  The church was in Providence Rhode Island.  Not only was it the first Baptist church in the country, but it was also the very first church of any kind in Rhode ...

Cutting Through Connecticut, Providence, United States travel blog

Cutting Through Connecticut

A travel blog entry by dleigha

... in my head. Welcome to Greyhounds New York to Boston stopping White Plains, Stamford, Bridgeport, New Haven, New London, Mohegan, Foxwoods, Providence and Boston. My Uncle met me in Providence at around 7PM and I got to see some of the alluring city ...

End of the road - Heading to Providence, Providence, United States travel blog

End of the road - Heading to Providence

A travel blog entry by minimott

... . Anyways, we got to Rhode Island (cruzing at 37,000 feet or ~7 miles up. My last sights as we flew into T.F. Green (Providence): high clouds > 395 in CT > low clouds > Watch Hill / Westerly (probably right over my house) > clouds > Narragansett Bay > ...

Planes, Traines & Automobiles, Providence, United States travel blog

Planes, Traines & Automobiles

A travel blog entry by beckywilliamson

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... Laura.Hailes in the TravelPod search bar. Haven kindly drove Laura to the airport and me to the Amtrak (train) station in Providence. We said our goodbyes, I dropped my bags at the station and headed out to look around Providence. As you can see from the ...

Providence and more!, Providence, United States travel blog

Providence and more!

A travel blog entry by mraztourism

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... on her back porch catching up with each other and playing catch with Cocoa, the four-legged family member of the house. I left for Providence, but made one intermediate stop before going to the airport to pick up Mom and Dad. I went the Johnson and Wales ...

Providence 20.08.2008, Providence, United States travel blog

Providence 20.08.2008

A travel blog entry by jessibelli

Heute war ich mit Kids und Judy in Providence, eine schone Stadt. Gleichzeitig ist sie auch die Geburtsstadt von Ned. Wir fuhren dort hin um seine Eltern zu besuchen, allerdings dauerte die Fahrt langer als der Besuch, denn wir fuhren hin und zuruck ...

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