Travel Blogs from Williamsburg, United States

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Rupert Murdoch's Bartender bought us a drink, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Rupert Murdoch's Bartender bought us a drink

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We try the Burrito cure for hangovers. Note to selves: one between 2 is fine. 2 between 2 is a bit of a mess.  Its late afternoon by the time we make it into Manhattan to drop Lois' keys off with her friend as promised. Afterwards we head to ...

Fleas, Bessie's and Posties, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Fleas, Bessie's and Posties

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Sunday morning we go to the Brooklyn flea market down by the east river edge in Williamsburg. Its stinking hot so we feel a bit dizzy as we wander around the craft food stalls, vintage clothes and furniture. The heat is meant to climb into the 100's this ...

Highlights? more like Shitlights., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Highlights? more like Shitlights.

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... drops and it rains all day. We even get close to feeling chilly at one point. We take the east river ferry from Williamsburg across to midtown Manhattan to do some shopping.  Whilst getting some refreshments from a (ok we'll admit ...

God hates New York, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

God hates New York

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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In the morning we go to the Natural History Museum with Bronwyn. They suggest that you pay $16 entry fee. We suggest that we pay $10 and their passive aggressive attempt to get us to pay the 16 fails (*spot the 3 English girls in the queue ...

Goodbye Manhattan, hello Brooklyn!, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Goodbye Manhattan, hello Brooklyn!

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His old flat mate hasn't moved out yet so we just dump our stuff and walk across the Williamsburg Bridge back into Manhattan. Everything runs across this bridge so subway trains, cars, bikes and people all trundle past us as we ...

It's Too Darn Hot, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

It's Too Darn Hot

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We have time to update our blog because today we are trapped on the sofa maneuvering our non-portable fan around with us to keep cool. As of yesterday the weather has been ridiculous with highs of 110 degrees in more than 50 US cities, ...

Claire's new smell and other happenings, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Claire's new smell and other happenings

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Yesterday in a nut shell:  Claire is bitten to pieces by the rabid American mosquitoes they have here. We count 50 bites in total from one night's sleep so head straight to a pharmacy and by what they have resulting in Claire smelling like a lemon ...

Parents, Performance and Poetry, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Parents, Performance and Poetry

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... and rightly so!  We finish the day with a lovely meal in Juilliet, one of the oldest restaurants in Williamsburg. Its brilliant because we could never have afforded to eat there ourselves and it was the first bar we went to when moving to ...

Calendar, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Calendar

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We make a ...

Sh!t Theatre on a shit working holiday, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Sh!t Theatre on a shit working holiday

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... we jump on a subway to Bedford Ave so they can pick a guitar up for their show from a friend who lives in a swanky Williamsburg apartment with a doorman. When we leave Louise and Becca run down the street in full sight of the doorman in an attempt to ...

The Victoria Tour, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

The Victoria Tour

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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26th, Tuesday:  Last week Victoria promised us a tour of NYC Murray style! We don't give her the opportunity to change her mind, and so we meet her at Astor Place in Manhattan and go to McSorely's. Its one of the oldest bars in New ...

Working for the week..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Working for the week...

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We get lazy with our blog and busy with New York. Sorry. This week is as close to a working week as we're going to get with Jo at Dixon Place every night and Claire making up the publicity for Sh!t Theatre's performances in a few weeks. Nevertheless we ...

10, 9, 8, 7, 6..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

10, 9, 8, 7, 6...

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... , after dinner we meet up once again with Toby and Bronwyn for some bowling at Brooklyn Bowl, a bit of an institution in Williamsburg: http://www.brooklynbowl.com/bowl  Toby dominates the game and the rest of us flail but its good crack ...

5, 4, 3, 2..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

5, 4, 3, 2...

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... pretty crumby weather and a poorly Claire (the lady pains have hit her hard) so we don't do a lot except eat, wander Williamsburg, and think about thinking about packing.     22nd, Monday: To Queens!  Jo heads over to meet Victoria at ...

London's Burning and Sleep No More, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

London's Burning and Sleep No More

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London is on fire and the news in New York is not really that bothered. When it finally does turn up in the news its reported in a seriously distorted manner; e.g. replace the picture on the front page of the hoodie, with plasma screen under his arm, ...

Colonial Williamsburg (World/US&C), Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Colonial Williamsburg (World/US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... we were exploring along with my kids, my sister, my niece and her daughter. We had a wonderful time walking around Colonial Williamsburg. The fall colors were so gorgeous. We had Thanksgiving dinner at Shield's Tavern which was a fun and unique way to ...

Day -1, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Day -1

A travel blog entry by jnelsonmdla

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... after waiting 3 hours, I did see the Queen and photographed her as she passed down Duke of Glochester Street in Colonial Williamsburg. I know you had much better views of her on TV; but,I was there. The library computer ssystem has blocked my attempts ...

Williamsburg to Easton, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg to Easton

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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We left Williamsburg Sunday morning we were driving along the highway to Norfork on the road in front of us were two large vultures who were breakfasting off a dead carcass. Guess who's camera was switched off?. We drove across the Chesapeake Bay ...

Day 10, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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March 22, 2007      We traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia. The weather was like a cool day in Hawaii. It went up to about 70F.      We picked up our guide, Felix Simmons. He is kind and funny. A very good guide. ...

Williamsburg--Another Not GWT, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg--Another Not GWT

A travel blog entry by margomax

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     Historical Williamsburg, Virginia.  This trip is also not the Great Western Trip coming to this blog June 27,  but it was a fun little trip.  It's one of our get away trips.  We have gone ...

Williamsburg and Jamestown, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg and Jamestown

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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... The only other time we had rainy weather was at the Bay of Fundy - for the last part of that day. Our guide to Colonial Williamsburg was Mr. Simmons. Besides his knowledge of the area and his ability to talk like Donald Duck, he is a Cooper - a trades ...

Williamsburg - Day 3, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg - Day 3

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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... Park guided walk and museum. Yorktown Victory Park, Colonial displays and museum. Yorktown ... town and lunch in the Carrot Tree Restaurant. Quiet afternoon - some went back into Williamsburg. Dinner at the Chinese, Mongolian, Thai, Japanese ...

Day 4 - Part 1, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Part 1

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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... , but they broke out. We had lunch at Sheild's Tavern and a little bit of shopping. And then more shopping at the Williamsburg General Store. Also, Kento has an entire slide show of Street Apples that he will show at the next PTO meeting. To Be ...

Day -2, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Day -2

A travel blog entry by jnelsonmdla

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... a participant in this summer's group tour.  (Glenda, incidentally, now has become supportive of my goal.) I am in Williamsburg, VA, the eastern trailhead of the trip which goes from Virginia to Oregon.  Originally signed up were 14 members ...

Williamsburg, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg

A travel blog entry by dn3a

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... hour away from the next office destination in Richmond. There's just so much to do in this very historical area. Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum. It's a whole town with many original buildings, some reconstructions, from the Colonial time ...

Williamsburg - Day 2, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Williamsburg - Day 2

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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Late start. Do the Laundry. Snack at Dunkin Donuts. Visit  WALMART. Lunch with the Williamsburg Wargame Group at "The Two Drummers" Wargame afternoon at the BattleBarn Back to Williamsburg for ...

A big uh oh.....Houston, we have a problem!, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

A big uh oh.....Houston, we have a problem!

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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... the State Troopers finished, they towed the RV to a storage shed and we moved into a nearby motel in the small town of Williamsburg. Over the next 10 days we had to work in the evening, to empty everything out of the RV, because the temperatures in ...

Mt. Vernon and Peanut Soup, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Mt. Vernon and Peanut Soup

A travel blog entry by barbwengler

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... The Potomac River with lovely views to this day.  The tombs of Martha and George are on the property. Drove down the 64 to Williamsburg as Busch Gardens is only open weekends in October and we want to get a full day of rides and fun.  Met some ...

Going south-isch, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Going south-isch

A travel blog entry by hendrika

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Day 16: Mt  Vernon, Mt. Vernon/Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Day 16: Mt Vernon

A travel blog entry by crawfords

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... experience; they apparently made everything by hand so substitutions were not suggested. We left there, found a hotel around Williamsburg and watched "The Fugitive." It's been a pretty exciting night; we have to mentally and physically prepare ourselves ...

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