Travel Blogs from Somerville, United States

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Jon Clark - In the beginning, Somerville, United States travel blog

Jon Clark - In the beginning

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Well 4 weeks to go before taking off for a 6 month adventure, so far my first 2 destination are looking a bit dodgy. The Ethiopian government just shot 30+ people for protesting last Junes elections and arrested the opposition leaders on treason charges. ...

Wo die Revolution begann, Somerville, United States travel blog

Wo die Revolution begann

A travel blog entry by olih

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... beeindruckend, fast bekommt man da Lust noch mal zu studieren. Aber nur fast. Von Cambridge ist es nun nicht weit nach Somerville. Dort, nördlich der Bostoner Innenstadt, haben wir (schon wieder) im La Quinta Inn reserviert, das wir erreichen als es ...

One year later, Somerville, United States travel blog

One year later

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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... , for the health insurance. I found a cheap apartment with three awesome roommates (four if you count the cat) in Somerville, close to my job and my boyfriend's place. Now I'm slowly digging myself out of the hole I created when I ...

Today in Arm-Wrestling Squirrels, Somerville, United States travel blog

Today in Arm-Wrestling Squirrels

A travel blog entry by lilyface

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...   So…Boston. A magical place, this. My first few days in Boston (which I call Cambridge, but is actually Somerville) have mostly involved lugging a suitcase back and forth around the city, and sleeping. The first thing I learned about Boston, ...

A Tribute to Annie, Somerville, United States travel blog

A Tribute to Annie

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

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Happy New Year everyone! Unlike the previous post, I promise that this post will not be overwrought or lengthy. Nor will it be a sad account of recent African history. Before I leave this Sunday to start my journey, I just wanted to write a ...

Bowlen, Somerville, United States travel blog

Bowlen

A travel blog entry by boston

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Eindelijk gaan we dan bowlen. Met Larry, Bettina, Willem, Teo en Tess (al voor de derde dag op een rij zien we elkaar:-). We eten bij de Flatbread Company, een pizzeria en bowlingbaan. Goeie combinatie, echt een leuke plek om naar toe te gaan. De keuken ...

Workshop pottenbakken met de kids, Somerville, United States travel blog

Workshop pottenbakken met de kids

A travel blog entry by boston

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Leuk, even creatief (www.mudflat.org). Samen met de kinderen een workshop pottenbakken gevolgd. De kinderen mochten een animalbowl maken, Faas koos voor een leeuw en Lies voor een hond. Een paar weken later heb ik ze opgehaald. Ze staan nu te pronken bij ...

Wicked Awesome!, Somerville, United States travel blog

Wicked Awesome!

A travel blog entry by sceraldi

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... Alive, in Cambridge, where we had a feast of fresh organic beans, and vegetables!  http://www.lifealive.com/   Somerville is nestled just east of Cambridge and north of Boston, and houses an incredible green roof production company.  My ...

A day visit to Somerville, Somerville, United States travel blog

A day visit to Somerville

A travel blog entry by sailsapphire

I really enjoyed the quirkiness of Somerville. It's all about the college kids and hipsters in this area. There's a good Indian restaurant called Diva, and an even better vegetarian place called the Blue Shirt Cafe. (Yummy smoothies and sandwiches.) But ...

Ready to go!, Somerville, United States travel blog

Ready to go!

A travel blog entry by mike_lizanne

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Well the day is finally nearly here!  The bags are packed, and we're ready to rock and roll.  In an effort to be more aerodynamic and cut down on maintenance costs, Mike went for a serious haircut this morning.    We look forward to ...

Not Worth the $$, Somerville, United States travel blog

Not Worth the $$

A travel blog entry by dreamscometrue

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... of residence while we are here....that lasted about 20 minutes. Then we had to walk about a mile to our actual destination, in Somerville, MA. So what could have been a 7 hour day turned into a 17 hour day...after layovers and such. Next time....note to ...

Shalom Highland, Hola Adventure, Somerville, United States travel blog

Shalom Highland, Hola Adventure

A travel blog entry by valerie1213

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We are leaving our friends and family in MA in just a few days. Things I expect to miss: -Ira Glass, The Dog -Haircare product variety -Not having ...

Trip is taking shape, Somerville, United States travel blog

Trip is taking shape

A travel blog entry by meghnaharen

The idea of taking a trip to South America had been floating in our house for a long time. However 1 week back(december 12th) we seriously started considering taking a trip to South America. The earliest we could leave was Jan 13. One of the most ...

Paris Review, Somerville, United States travel blog

Paris Review

A travel blog entry by dzarren

Being back in Paris was everything I thought it would be.  Its amazing how familiarity makes a place feel like home.  We arrived in Monparnasse train station which was really close to where I used to live.  With a never ending grin on my ...

Beginnings, Somerville, United States travel blog

Beginnings

A travel blog entry by alicetin

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These past few months, I have been up to my eyeballs in applications - internships, grants, prizes... now that school is finally over - I'm starting to have a little more time to reflect on this ridiculous creature of a summer that I've created for ...

To Blog or Not To Blog: An Uncertain Journey, Somerville, United States travel blog

To Blog or Not To Blog: An Uncertain Journey

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

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When I first started planning this trip, I was pretty adamant about one aspect: no technology.  An adventurous solo journey through Africa and constant digital connectedness were simply incompatible aims.  Leave the computer, ignore the iPhone, ...

Landed, Somerville, United States travel blog

Landed

A travel blog entry by maxcrosby

Arrived at Attaturk Airport, bought our visas and then through passport control. Very easy. Our swanky budget hotel transport met us in the airport and whisked us away to Sultanahmet by van. In broken English, our driver, originally from Erzurem, ...

life and death, Somerville, United States travel blog

life and death

A travel blog entry by england

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ironic way to begin a trip based upon ideas of renewal and rebirth..with a death. phone call this morning quickly brings me down from my high...last minute packing, journal entries are nice distractions. deciding what to bring...got rid of half, ...

A Brief & Recent History of Africa, Somerville, United States travel blog

A Brief & Recent History of Africa

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

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... of economic blight, political corruption, and brutal dictatorship?  Yes, please!  Such was my mentality when I was in the Somerville Library six weeks ago when I stumbled across Martin Meredith's "The Fate of Africa: A History of 50 Years of ...

Spreadsheets & Receipts: A Financial Review, Somerville, United States travel blog

Spreadsheets & Receipts: A Financial Review

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

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... impulsive and poorly thought out.  The poorly thought out part came with me forgetting my yellow fever certificate in the United States.  That was a $125 mistake.  The consumptive American in me made it very difficult to adhere to my ...

It is the worst of times, it was the best of times, Somerville, United States travel blog

It is the worst of times, it was the best of times

A travel blog entry by stacktester

Ok, so here I am in Boston and all I wanted to do was eat some dinner and have a drink. Neptune Oyster was a 45 minute wait so I headed off across the street to a very unimpressive (read overdecorated) Irish bar. I walk in and order a Rusty Nail. The ...

Grand American Adventure begins here!, Somerville, United States travel blog

Grand American Adventure begins here!

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

Rendezvous in the lobby at 0730. I check out and the only other person around seems to be a friendly looking girl, who is smiling at me, so I assume she's part of the group. Before I get chance to pluck up the courage to ask, a really tall guy appears ...

Prospect Hill Monument, Somerville, United States travel blog

Prospect Hill Monument

A travel blog entry by moeller

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Das "Somerville Castle" liegt nur 15 Minuten zu Fuss von meiner Wohnung entfernt, trotzdem habe ich es erst nach über 3 Monaten entdeckt! ...

Storm of the century..., Somerville, United States travel blog

Storm of the century...

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

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Ok, so anyone who knows me, knows I am terrified of thunder. Watching the news this morning, the weather guy kept saying how they expected quite a heavy storm this evening in Boston. They weren't wrong! They said around 5ish, which was wrong, but a ...

Travel Guides vs. The Internet: A Few Thoughts, Somerville, United States travel blog

Travel Guides vs. The Internet: A Few Thoughts

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

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When I really began planning my trip to Africa, I immediately began consulting all of the major online travel resources I could think of: Lonely Planet, Trip Advisor, BootsnAll, Matador, Afar and the all powerful Wikitravel.  My last 3-4 years of ...

The Luggage, Somerville, United States travel blog

The Luggage

A travel blog entry by maxcrosby

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We decided to travel light. Some have already said too light. The weather forecast for Istanbul and Izmir is hot, hot, hot, so we figured we wouldn't need too many layers. At Logan just now we realized we forgot ...

iPad Turkeypod (Day 0), Somerville, MA, United States travel blog

iPad Turkeypod (Day 0)

A travel blog entry by maxcrosby

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Today is the big day! My bags are almost packed, I'm almost ready to go. I'm pretty sure I know where my passport is... Max is running around, worrying about everything. I am calmly reading. (And blogging.) We fly out at 2pm; Boston to New York, then New ...

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