Travel Blogs from Sumter, United States

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Back in the air, Sumter, United States travel blog

Back in the air

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... of Ipods, cameras, headphones and other items just like you would see candy bars and gum in other machines. Pictures attached. I was going to take more pictures, but the camera battery died. Just think, you get pictures of exciting Sumter ...

Back at the airport - on to South Carolina - AGAIN, Sumter, United States travel blog

Back at the airport - on to South Carolina - AGAIN

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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Well, here I go again. Sunday morning and I am heading to the airport. I am going back to Sumter, SC for another client visit. I keep wishing I could write that nothing unusual happened, but such is not the case. However, these unusual things were ...

The bungee cord strikes again, Sumter, United States travel blog

The bungee cord strikes again

A travel blog entry by lafalot

Here I go again, back to South Carolina. While you all were enjoying a nice holiday and time off, I was enjoying a 4 hour trip that took 12 hours. Wait till you read THIS ...

Back to Sumter, Sumter, United States travel blog

Back to Sumter

A travel blog entry by lafalot

Here I go again. Back to Sumter. I think there must be a bungee cord attach to me from the Sumter County courthouse. There is not much of a story until the return home. Stay tuned for a recollection of my experience with Avis, freezing rain and ...

Homeward Bound, Sumter, United States travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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No sleeping late this morning.  We are back up with the roosters, or at least one.  That's what our alarm sound is....a rooster.  Our original plans were to go as far as Savannah today then knock around there for a while and spend the ...

Vacation

Vacation "FINALLY" here !!!Thanks be to God !!

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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Thanks be to God !!!...It's time to put the job behind us and look forward to the journey. Vacation time is finally here. we will spend tonight and tomorrow (Thursday) packing up PEARL (motorcycle) and trailer that we'll pull behind her.We will do our ...

What now...your prayers?, Sumter, United States travel blog

What now...your prayers?

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

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Now, you've had a chance to get to know a little more about what is going on in the process. In case you've forgotten, I stage exactly 3 weeks from today! I got this strange post on my travelogue from a RPCV that served in Liberiad during the late 70s. ...

Writing to me in Paraguay, Sumter, United States travel blog

Writing to me in Paraguay

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

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Well folks, the time is drawing ever more near. I now have the physical mailing address where packages and letters can be sent to me. Please use the format below: PCT Trevor T. Ivey Cuerpo de Paz Chaco Boreal 162, c/Mcal. Lopez Asuncion 1580 ...

Training begins, Sumter, United States travel blog

Training begins

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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Greetings! Another day comes to an end. I often wonder if our clients really can imagine what is in store for them before I arrive? Already, everyone is asking for their stickers and prizes. My how quickly they learn. They also laugh at my jokes ...

Waiting for Staging Forms, Sumter, United States travel blog

Waiting for Staging Forms

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

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Just two months ago, I accepted an invitation to serve in the United States Peace Corps Paraguay program, leaving February 6. So many emotions run through my mind as I sit here in my apartment trying to "prepare" for life overseas for the next two years. ...

Finally...staging forms received!, Sumter, United States travel blog

Finally...staging forms received!

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

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... my staging kit. It contained valuable information regarding the basic logistics of the orientation where I will formally enter duty as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer. The staging kit also fives me permission to set-up my travel arrangements. I will ...

"Excitement Building"

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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7:00 am - Time is "ticking down" !!...we've got most everything packed and lined up on the livingroom floor, which makes it easy to "at a glance", see if we've forgotten to pack anything...OMG !!, we forgot the "kitchen sink"...(LOL)     ...

Bittersweet Day - The End of Our Journey, Sumter, United States travel blog

Bittersweet Day - The End of Our Journey

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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   We were awakened in Statesville, NC to the sound of pouring rain and wanted to close our eyes and hope for it to go away, but we knew there was no chance in that happening.  So, we got up and started packing for our last morning ...

Back in the air again, Sumter, United States travel blog

Back in the air again

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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Back on the road again! I am heading back to Sumter, the city of Swan Lake. The people are great here and I am looking forward to working with the. I arrive safe and sound. I wait at the baggage carousel. And wait, and wait. And wait. I am ...

Hotel and Office stories, Sumter, United States travel blog

Hotel and Office stories

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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Greetings from Dianne on day two of training from Sumter County South Carolina. Today the air conditioning wasn't working in the lobby. The ever popular continental breakfast is served in the lobby. It was so hot the room we could just use regular ...

Duck, geese and swans.....EVERYWHERE, Sumter, United States travel blog

Duck, geese and swans.....EVERYWHERE

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... in the front and gabled windows. We then went to Swan Lake Iris Park. This is a beautiful park maintained by the town of Sumter. This is the only place in the world that has all 6 species of swans in residence. They also have some geese who ...

Growing More Real As the Days Pass..., Sumter, United States travel blog

Growing More Real As the Days Pass...

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

My time is getting short. I write filled with excitement and extreme anxiety as February 6 draws nearer. Today, after a great service at church that most of my family attended, I began the arduous task of packing my belongings for storage and those that ...

Road to the Scout Jamboree:  Fort Sumter, Fort Sumter, United States travel blog

Road to the Scout Jamboree: Fort Sumter

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... in Savannah, Georgia around 7PM.  By 11PM we arrived at the USS Yorktown and I slept aboard the ship. Today, I visited Fort Sumter to see the location of the first battle of the Civil War.  Formerly it had been 3 stories, but the war ...

Anxiously Preparing, Sumter, United States travel blog

Anxiously Preparing

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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Well folks, we're counting down the hours (and minutes). Sitting here going over the maps, calculating the mileages vs time to each night's stop. Checking and double checking our supplies, clothes, 'necessities'. The anticipation and the planning ...

Every Day Use, Down South, United States travel blog

Every Day Use

A travel blog entry by dhenley

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D-Dirt roads and more dirt roads  O-O Boy it’s hot!  W-Who’s got bug spray?  N-Neck bones, chittlins, and mac-n-cheese YUM! S-Snakes, mosquito’s and palmetto bugs.  O-Outhouses still, really?  U-Up the road, ...

Day 10 - 10 States in 10 Days, Sumter, United States travel blog

Day 10 - 10 States in 10 Days

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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... community that we accidently ran up on.    Brattonsville was named for Colonel William Bratton who served under General Thomas Sumter during the American Revolution.   We would like to go back and tour this area and learn more of its ...

The Long Ride Home, Sumter, United States travel blog

The Long Ride Home

A travel blog entry by terry_dianne

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... hills and mountains that we have traveled through but just the same we are happy to see them.    Home sweet home.....Sumter, South Carolina.  We both decided that we just need to rest up for a couple of days and we'd be ready to go ...

Shaw AFB Airshow, Sumter, United States travel blog

Shaw AFB Airshow

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

1st day, second day over to McEntire ...

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