Travel Blogs from Washington D.C., United States

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Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Seattle

A travel blog entry by eric

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Low-riders, CB radios and soon disco.  Coming home to America was a bigger adjustment than traveling to the Middle East.  Now it's fashion instead of survival.  Commercialism instead of religion. I hope you enjoyed my postcard tour of ...

Mobing the boat, Seattle, United States travel blog

Mobing the boat

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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Seattle is where this journey begins. This job is also for Williamson and Associates, our company has been doing a lot of work with them lately. Donny is up in Seattle as well doing a NOAA survey in Oak Harbor for these guys at the same time as a matter ...

1st world charm, Seattle, United States travel blog

1st world charm

A travel blog entry by eric

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Ahhhh... ...a computer that works.  I'm back safely in the states now.  Oddly enough, NOW I'm facing culture shock!  After a week, I can finally keep down American food without getting nauseous. Time is a funny thing to me.  A few ...

City of coffee!, Seattle, United States travel blog

City of coffee!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... about working in that crazy cluster of skyscrappers! Skipping my focus from downtown, I can see the stretch of land of Washington state leading to snowy mountains in the background. A perfect clear day to view this gracious state. I've only ...

Museums, more famous stuff and shopping, Washington, United States travel blog

Museums, more famous stuff and shopping

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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... Actually it was Union Station. It has stores, Amtrak, and the Metro. I also found the first real food for a decent price in Washington DC. So far all I'd really seen was museum food, which is not very good and is way overpriced. Then I decided that it ...

Sleeping in Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Sleeping in Seattle

A travel blog entry by benleah

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So we got up in San Fran at some ridiculously early hour (you know 6am or something like the time we used to get up EVERY day when we had jobs!) and made our way down to the airport to catch our flight with Virgin America. It was a great flight as Virgin ...

Scriptless in Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

Scriptless in Seattle

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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Why is everyone 'Sleepless in Seattle', excuse the cliche? The home of the original Starbucks has a Coffee shop in nearly every corner. My theory is their coffee intake must be significantly higher than many other cities. Seattle was a weekend away to ...

A non tourist view of DC, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A non tourist view of DC

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 173 June 25th continued - For some reason, my friend Courtney was unable to spot me outside the central train station in Washington DC. My cell phone was having issues again, so I decided to see if I could find her and I did! We walk back to her ...

Chesapeake  Bay bridge tunnel: impressive, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Chesapeake Bay bridge tunnel: impressive

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... drove down to Virginia Beach, is that where they have one of those big golf tournaments? Then drove back up North towards Washington DC. Slight detour to see if we could find Jamestown, site of one of the first settlements that failed. Did find Yorktown ...

Prework to China, Seattle, United States travel blog

Prework to China

A travel blog entry by bagman

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I was selected for this trip because I did a good job in Hungary last year. The players are pretty much the same, a group of engineers and workers in an electronic manufacturing plant. This plant is Dongguan, China. The flight leaves Seattle ...

Lake George Here We Come Roadtrip-A-Rama, DAY 1, Route 2, ME/NH/VT to Burlington, then down to Lake George, United States travel blog

Lake George Here We Come Roadtrip-A-Rama, DAY 1

A travel blog entry by msouliere

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Day One of our first real roadtrip. Tris and I are accompanied by our friend Chris. She is running late! Crazy people with their late packing and so on. We arrive late because she said on the phone how if we arrived on time she would not be ready. ...

USA - Bound for Seattle, Seattle, United States travel blog

USA - Bound for Seattle

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... We stayed in Vancouver for one more night. Then we were US bound again the next day. Our destination was Seattle (in Washington State). Dan booked our tickets through Amtrak (the train company). Dan was excited about the prospect of a journey on one of ...

Home, Seattle, United States travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by eric

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Hello again, Ever read The Diary of Anne Frank?  I was never interested in a little girl's book before.  But I read it after coming home.  Incredible and captivating.  After visiting Amsterdam and Auschwitz, I could picture the ...

The big unstructured plan., Seattle, United States travel blog

The big unstructured plan.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Maybe I'll drive from Seattle and up to Alaska, sell my Japanese car for gold nuggets and catch a flight south to Guatemala City. Or Oaxaca, Mexico, or... Maybe I'll drive to LA or Houston, Texas instead. I'll probably find a cheaper flight to Central ...

A Healthy Dose of Patriotism, Washington DC, United States travel blog

A Healthy Dose of Patriotism

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... Congress. This stately granite building was erected before war with the British so unsurprisingly it was razed when they invaded Washington DC. Unsurprisingly again it was reconstructed with an even more grandiose tower.  A symbol of the great new ...

Among My Souvenirs, Seattle, United States travel blog

Among My Souvenirs

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... bucks. And the pirates do their best to stay current. The Bruce Willis thriller "16 Blocks" went into wide release in the United States on March 3, 2006. I could have purchased the DVD from a sidewalk vendor in Dongguan, China on March 3, 2006, but I'm ...

Never did win no checkered flags..., Kettle Falls, United States travel blog

Never did win no checkered flags...

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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...but I never did come in last. Today's ride was beyond physically taxing. 6300' of elevation gain over Wauconda and Sherman passes. The death ride in South Lake Tahoe only climbs 10000' between five passes in one day, and those dudes are riding carbon ...

Almost there, yeah!!!, Seattle, United States travel blog

Almost there, yeah!!!

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... RTW trip. I've had two friends over from Norway and they basically just left. We had a very good time, being Norwegian tourists in Washington. There so much stuff to do and see around Seattle (one of the main reasons I'm a bit sad to leave), so it's ...

Home Again, Washington DC, United States travel blog

Home Again

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The trip is over and we return home after: --- 7 Months --- 7 Counties --- 52 Different Hotels --- 56 Different Cities   I hope that those of you who read my postings and review the pictures had enjoyed them. No plans yet as to our next ...

Hello Seattle...........we're listening, Seattle, United States travel blog

Hello Seattle...........we're listening

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... became completely irrelevant as the flight was delayed which meant we would have missed our onward flight to Washington DC.  So they kindly moved us onto a United flight direct next morning.  Meant being late to meet our friend, John, and ...

simon's short piece of advise, Seattle, United States travel blog

simon's short piece of advise

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Tourist tack, If your short of time in a big city but you want to see a lot then take a duck, not a real one but a boat that goes both on water and land, what fun. It helped that we had a crazy captain for a driver who really didn't care what the ...

Lest we forget!, Washington, United States travel blog

Lest we forget!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... the Veterans, the Pledge of Allegiance and then an Introduction of Guests. We hear from the guest speaker, the Vice-President of the United States, and then all is over with the Retiring of the Colours.   What did I think of all this? I felt ...

To be young again, Washington DC, United States travel blog

To be young again

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... schoolkids, so no peace. I made for new lodgings because HI was booked out) at the cumbersomely named International House of United Tel (somehow abbreviated to UTI) and was greeted in a vintage home on 6th street with plentiful facilities but complete ...

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car, Seattle, Washington to Eugene, Oregon, United States travel blog

Let the Road Trip Begin, But First We Need a Car

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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From Hawaii we flew to Seattle to visit our friend Jamie and start planning our trip back across the United States. Allison, though, had to leave almost immediately to go visit some law schools on the other side of the country, so Jamie and Jeff had the ...

The Fuzz Finally Catches Up To Us!, Port Angeles, United States travel blog

The Fuzz Finally Catches Up To Us!

A travel blog entry by patry

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... see what the state of Washington had in store for us. Maybe a little too eager! Just after crossing the bridge into Washington we were pulled over for speeding. The police officer was friendly but unfortunately still gave us a ticket. At least he reduced ...

LABOR DAY, OUR SUMMER ENDS, Bellingham, United States travel blog

LABOR DAY, OUR SUMMER ENDS

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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Adam was so happy to be back in the United States, he ran. We were in an intimate college town in Washington state. The bars had just closed. And frat-boy Adam, as he did best, was drinking. He revealed to us that when he drinks, one of the ...

Cute little Bellingham!, Bellingham, United States travel blog

Cute little Bellingham!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 146 May 29th continued - The ride from Seattle takes no time at all. Seeing as I didn't eat at Mary's I found a small cafe that had some home made soup, and of course, being on the West coast still, unable to avoid having a coffee. Apparently, ...

Start of Southeast Asia Odyssey, Washington, United States travel blog

Start of Southeast Asia Odyssey

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We are on the road again, our second leg of the "Goodrich Odyssey" to see the world. Our next stop, Southeast Asia for 7 months of trains, planes, buses, boats, elephant-riding and by foot to see the overwhelming display of geographical, ecological, ...

The Luck of the Irish, Washington DC, United States travel blog

The Luck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... and with its high fences and overwhelming security, certainly more fitting of the power of the President. I finished my sights of Washington with a tour of the remaining Art Gallery.  The West Building is more classically designed than the East, but ...

Eb's U.K Update, Seattle, United States travel blog

Eb's U.K Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Hey all! Eb here. Okies, Liam had his turn last time at bloggin' 'bout Blighty, so now I'll have a crack at it, even though it's late and we're now in the USA, I just had to get this one out. There'll probably be another US update soon. Here ...

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