Travel Blogs from Virginia City, United States

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West Virginia & the Sky Line Drive, Lost City, United States travel blog

West Virginia & the Sky Line Drive

A travel blog entry by brent-n-toby

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We left Provincetown Sunday morning, later than hoped due to a late night! We were headed for the Skyline Drive in Virginia. We are trying to follow the Appalachian trail as close as we can using a car. ...

City of Lake City and return home, Lake City to Orlando, United States travel blog

City of Lake City and return home

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... to revitalize. They are the county seat for the county - I am not sure which one. They just converted an old bank into the City Hall. It is really kind of cool. There is a chandelier in the lobby where people pay their utility bills. That is not ...

Day 59 – Sunday, May 26, 2013, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Day 59 – Sunday, May 26, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... days of hunting for gold, miners threw away the silver thinking it was no good.  When silver became valuable, the area around Virginia City flourished.    When we left, we decided not to go the way we came.  BAD IDEA!  The road ...

Antelope Island, Salt Lake City Utah, United States travel blog

Antelope Island

A travel blog entry by tidesinn

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Antelope Island, Salt Lake City UT It's a beautiful morning as we leave this unique island campground. What a mixed blessing this place is. Beautiful but largely unusable. We arrived yesterday in the heat of the day and retreated to the safety of ...

Lost in the Lost City, Lost City, Colombia travel blog

Lost in the Lost City

A travel blog entry by jwasowicz

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... take some finance and time before the rest of the city is showed in full glory to average, picture hungry American tourist. Lost City Camp After taking pictures we decided to go down to our camp. The Camp was a hat positioned on one of ...

The Civil War Battlefields, Dale City, United States travel blog

The Civil War Battlefields

A travel blog entry by eyeride

... boys were keen to get going early to as the end was now in sight.  So out of Thornburg and on to Dale City.  After stopping at the civil war battlefields a remarkable event occurred, Oliver Lombard emerged from the back of the car in his ...

Silver Cities, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Silver Cities

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... time of year) and its tree lined streets hold numerous historic Victorian houses.  After the morning constitutional I took a drive up to Virginia City a town that grew up to service the mining of the Comstock Silver Lode.  It is high up in the ...

Day 3: Virginia City via Lake Tahoe, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Day 3: Virginia City via Lake Tahoe

A travel blog entry by stilesandderek

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... beautiful Lake Tahoe for a swim. (Derek wants me to point out that I swam and HE drew on a rock. Boring.) Then we made it to Virginia city in time for us to go on a mine tour and go get MAJORLY hammered at the saloon! (Derek says I have to tell you that ...

Rocky Mountain way, Salt lake city and north...and then south, United States travel blog

Rocky Mountain way

A travel blog entry by kinkajou50a

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Arrived in Salt Lake City May 11th. There was a case involving a bigamist on the TV (not making this up), and the beer really did only go up to 3.2% alcohol by volume. All to plan so far. SO I could have 3 beers before we picked up our hire car. First ...

Surreal Life, NY and Atlantic City, United States travel blog

Surreal Life

A travel blog entry by jose

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... here on two very seperate visits by totally different people. And deservedly so. It's awesome AND they deliver. - Atlantic City it totally freaken weird. - The Taj Mahal is totally freaken weird. - The Barenaked Ladies do wonderful things for ...

Jim & June's Odyssey - 110420 Virginia City,NV, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Jim & June's Odyssey - 110420 Virginia City,NV

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... Dog fights, fist fights and cock fights were popular. Nowadays, they hold the world famous Ferrari races through the Virginia City hills. Another touristy theme is everything named "Bonanza" - restauants, saloons, trinket shops, livery stable, ...

A Real, Live Ghost Town!, Virginia City, United States travel blog

A Real, Live Ghost Town!

A travel blog entry by jandjontheroad

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... city is a National Historic Landmark owned by the state of Montana and is operated as an open air museum.  All the buildings in Virginia City are original and filled with the goods of the day.  We walked the Main Street and went in the dry goods ...

Lost City - Day 1, Lost City, Colombia travel blog

Lost City - Day 1

A travel blog entry by aanda

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My heel is still not repaired, weeps a little but with the heelstrap of the sandles down it should be ok. Im all sprayed with DEET to deter the mossies and am ready to go. I get my hiking boot and I find my first cockroach! I didnt freak out, I just ...

July 18,2013, Virginia City, United States travel blog

July 18,2013

A travel blog entry by kj6bjl

July18, 2013   (Thursday) Stayed in Virginia City today nice 85 degree day. Went to Nevada City (about five (5) miles away). Had a cup of cowboy coffee (non-fat latte) and sat on the front pourch of the old hotel. Went to the museum, they were ...

Virginia City, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Virginia City

A travel blog entry by richandbonnie

Virginia ...

Lost City - Day 4, Lost City, Colombia travel blog

Lost City - Day 4

A travel blog entry by aanda

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... who went two days after us, slipped on the steps and twisted her knee!!! She was rescued by army helicopter from top of the Lost City and flown back to Santa Marta) Then its 9 river crossings back to our mid point. By river crossings I mean wading in to ...

Sionainn = Shannon in Gaelic, Stephens City, United States travel blog

Sionainn = Shannon in Gaelic

A travel blog entry by shanmoeck

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My friend Michael Waugh has started a tour business of Ireland called Wild West Irish Tours. I am so thrilled that I am going to get to see Michael and Trish's Ireland.  As the pieces of my trip falls together I know I am on the path to an amazing ...

1836. Living in a Log House in the 21st Century, Stephens City, United States travel blog

1836. Living in a Log House in the 21st Century

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... After the sprawl of Wincheseter finally fades, there's a short stretch of countryside, and then my first small town of this stretch: Stephens City. Next to Stephens City was an anomally in the pre-Civil War South: a town of free blacks. Unfortunately ...

Lost City - Day 2, Lost City, Colombia travel blog

Lost City - Day 2

A travel blog entry by aanda

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There are bugs on my face!!!!! Little criters can get through the net! Others complain of bed/hammock bugs too. I dont think Im bitten though. We have breakfast of grilled banana with grated cheese and some fresh made pitta thing with more cheese. A ...

Day 1, Redwood City to Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by berryfamily

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... ! Joanne, Derek and Emily get geared up for summer travels. Emily's friend Franky comes by to wish us a good trip. We left Redwood City around 10am taking the coast route from Half Moon Bay to Big Sur. since most of this coast is in our backyard, we ...

Growing Large, Stephens City, United States travel blog

Growing Large

A travel blog entry by shanmoeck

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From Rick Steves latest blog: -Embracing Life with Abandon... Dear Traveler, I've been thinking lately about how so many people play it safe with their lives. They follow the conventions, avoid making mistakes or taking risks...and end up with precious ...

Where are we.. LOST!!, Lost City, United States travel blog

Where are we.. LOST!!

A travel blog entry by usroadtrip

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haha our first night we slept in Lost ...

Moving Overseas Craziness, Crystal City, United States travel blog

Moving Overseas Craziness

A travel blog entry by saundersfamily

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Written by Erica Uganda is less than 30 days away!    Our blog is on "pause" while we prepare for our overseas move.  When we are in Uganda there will be much more to share.     In the meantime we have been . . . -donating stuff ...

I 95 here we come..., ???, United States travel blog

I 95 here we come...

A travel blog entry by jeffandkathieh

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We woke up to a day with the sun shining and the temp being 40 degrees.  Jeff decided this is perfect weather to wash the RV and car to rid it of the road spray/crap from our first 3 days of travel.  Poor Ted got suckered into hooking up 100 ...

15 Days to Departure, Stephens City, United States travel blog

15 Days to Departure

A travel blog entry by jdaustin1986

Well I am 15 days away from departure and I am getting so excited to go. My airline tickets should arrive here at the house on Wed or Thurs. Also I will be getting my Euro-Rail pass on Friday. Things are getting closer. I can't ...

Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes, Stephens City, United States travel blog

Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes

A travel blog entry by shanmoeck

July 18, 2012 Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes Life is such a strange journey. For the first time, I love my life and I truly love myself.  I have accomplished many great things over these past 6 years and I have many great opportunities for my ...

Settled (For a Few Months At Least), Crystal City, United States travel blog

Settled (For a Few Months At Least)

A travel blog entry by saundersfamily

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... into the foreign service that we could look forward to settling down.    We are staying at a place called Oakwoods in Crystal City.  We really love it, but then again any place with closets and a bed would do.  It doesn’t hurt ...

Virginia City, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Virginia City

A travel blog entry by devsy2612

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... While Pauline had her nails done Dave researched where he could locate BBQ parts for a friend and after lunch we set out for Virginia City via more pawn shops and Hardware stores. Virginia City was really cool. It was the centre of the famous Comthorp??? ...

Willingness, Virginia City, United States travel blog

Willingness

A travel blog entry by mrmatt

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There are a lot of thing I am willing to do to "Today". I am willing to go to any length. I am willing to let bygones to be bygones. ...

we met our first ahole!, Virginia City, United States travel blog

we met our first ahole!

A travel blog entry by ny2ca-and-back

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Today we travelled through more of beautiful Montana, on our way to Virginia City which is a historic ghost town from the time of the gold rush in the late 1800s. First we actually passed through the town of Nevada city which is pretty much the same as ...

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