Travel Blogs from Bloomington, United States

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Trip Insurance - starting to get exciting!, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Trip Insurance - starting to get exciting!

A travel blog entry by dt_panic

I booked our trip insurance today. It's one of those things that takes research time and isn't particularly fun or interesting, but is a necessary part of the trip.   The quote process was interesting, because you get such varied results back ...

A day around the Uni., Bloomington, United States travel blog

A day around the Uni.

A travel blog entry by b.cubed

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... to write an article for the daily newspaper, edit that and desktop publish it. We ended up with journalists from many US states. Strangely, non of these students had a laptop or tablet and only one sent the article by texting. The rest wrote it on ...

Time to Go Home!, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Time to Go Home!

A travel blog entry by epenniston

We got to the airport only to discover that Eric's ticket had been canceled. What!? Fortunately we were in a place where we could speak the language, and talked our way onto a flight back across the ...

I leave one month from today!, Bloomington, United States travel blog

I leave one month from today!

A travel blog entry by dt_panic

I can't believe my Peru trip is only a month away! It kind of snuck up on me with all the other stuff I have going on.  I still have to finalize my packing list and weigh all my stuff to make sure my bag is under 22lb.  And cardio!  ...

Bloomington, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Bloomington

A travel blog entry by jlbonnett

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Our Pre Route 66 Trip Day, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Our Pre Route 66 Trip Day

A travel blog entry by richandgretchen

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... trailside gazebo in Lexington to find the memory brick donated by Great Grandma and Grandpa Elder.  Reece drove out to the farm.  We stopped at Towanda's Route 66 trail and walked a ways on it then we drove Route 66 through Bloomington/Normal. ...

Packed and stuffy car, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Packed and stuffy car

A travel blog entry by eager

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Trip to New York.... Oh my god!!!! After five days spend in Kentucky, we are ready for our planned road ...

Why We Torture Ourselves Backpacking, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Why We Torture Ourselves Backpacking

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

"I wouldn't do the Minong again. I’m not a glutton for punishment." -Julie, 2011 “I can’t believe you are going back to Isle Royale,” Kate says as she dips a forkful of lettuce first into a cup of French dressing, and then into ...

On a whim, Bloomington, United States travel blog

On a whim

A travel blog entry by useridjt

So I am sitting here looking at Europe online and decided that I should go. So my dad and I found a place in Rome. And we are off in a week and a half ...

Mall of America, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Mall of America

A travel blog entry by larryg59

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We spent the day at Mall of America....took a few pictures, lot of stores, lots of walking. Just about anything you want from food to fashions you could find there. They had a Amusement park in the middle of the of the mall, they also had a ...

Not far from Normal, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Not far from Normal

A travel blog entry by bobnkaren

   It's Normal, Illinois where Shawn lives--not actually Bloomington. And that's why when we were walking down the street with him and happened on a t-shirt shop we absolutely HAD to stop and buy this FAR FROM NORMAL t-shirt.    Now ...

The Tempest, Bloomington, United States travel blog

The Tempest

A travel blog entry by abless8191

I enjoyed my time at the Shakespeare Festival in Bloomington.  I was very intrigued at the use of cast in this production.  The paint job on the spirits was amazing and they played them perfectly.  As usual, Shakespeare did a wonderful job. ...

Mall of America, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Mall of America

A travel blog entry by mknott

... all day.  They have a roller coaster and water ride and many other fun kid rides.  We stayed at the Sheraton in Bloomington but beware.  The hotel says "at Mall of America" but it's really 7 miles away.  There are many closer ...

A lap back in time, Bloomington, United States travel blog

A lap back in time

A travel blog entry by carstufffromray

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It's been over a week since I sent out car stuff... sometimes it's like that... Here's something that struck me at a rest area in Minnesota:   The thing rocked quite a bit with the slop between the adaptor and the car's towbar fitting (I've ...

A John Deere Kinda Day, Bloomington, United States travel blog

A John Deere Kinda Day

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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... We are going to meet them on Friday and stay with them a couple of days before heading off to Grand Forks, ND. Traffic in the Bloomington/Minneapolis area was pretty busy as of course it was 4:00 pm when we arrived.  I hadn't used the TomTom for the ...

Travel clinic - not as much fun as it sounds, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Travel clinic - not as much fun as it sounds

A travel blog entry by dt_panic

So the travel clinic is what they call it when you go to the doctor and they make you fill out a bunch of forms saying where you're going, and then they ask you lots of questions.  Then they start poking you with needles and send you away with a ...

Should be home, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Should be home

A travel blog entry by neto

I should be home by ...

Training for State Farm, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Training for State Farm

A travel blog entry by tlvice

Back in Bloomington again for some sort of ...

cleaning day, Bloomington, United States travel blog

cleaning day

A travel blog entry by kakijalan

Cleaning A bit of sight ...

Home Sweet Home!, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Home Sweet Home!

A travel blog entry by chelsea.davitt

Finally back in Bloomington.  It's been a long 24-hour journey back, but I'm finally here.  I can't wait to get home and see all my friends and family (and all my cats and dog that I've missed so much too!) As much as I already miss those ...

Cultural Opportunity #3, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Cultural Opportunity #3

A travel blog entry by mrs.april.p

Capote I studied this with Mary to do our Literary Salons so I thought I would do a cultural opportunity on him.  I found him very interesting considering everything that he did.  I was amazed to learn that at the age of eleven he started ...

Cultural Opportunity - The Tempest, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Cultural Opportunity - The Tempest

A travel blog entry by khouser

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For my play cultural opportunity, I chose to see The Tempest, which was written by Shakespeare. I chose this play because some of the class was going, and it seemed like a good chance to fulfill this cultural opportunity. Also, although I have heard ...

Leaving Home and Scalding Tea, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, United States travel blog

Leaving Home and Scalding Tea

A travel blog entry by ssodhi

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DAY -1 Leaving home was a tough one. My mom joked that Neel tried to lock me into my room so I wouldn't leave for the summer.. to be honest I almost did the same thing to myself. Luckily, I had Chris there to calm my nerves a little. It's funny how he ...

Amish countryside... and some shopping, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Amish countryside... and some shopping

A travel blog entry by dt_panic

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I woke up early (hello birds) and got the coals started for breakfast. It's always nice to wake up to the sound of the birds and be up and about before anyone else - it's like I have the whole campground to myself. I made friends with the campground cat ...

Why are you guys hiding this here?, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Why are you guys hiding this here?

A travel blog entry by jmpncw

... day Indiana University graduate Brandon gave us a tour of IU. It's a beautiful campus. If not a little Harry Potter-esque. But Bloomington wasn't aware of Dumbledore's protege when they built their school 200 years ago, so I'll give them a pass. After the ...

The Mall of America...Shopping Day, Bloomington, United States travel blog

The Mall of America...Shopping Day

A travel blog entry by pndcadena

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... Macy's, Nordstrom and Sears.   We visited many attractions inside the largest shopping and entertainment complex in the United States. Nickelodeon UniverseŽ theme park brings Nickelodeon characters to life with 24 rides geared for the young and ...

Lost in time and space, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Lost in time and space

A travel blog entry by jmsges

Apparently Australia is a long way away. Who knew?  I left my home in Bloomington a little before 10am on Friday morning.  We stopped by my parents house to consolidate, had a quick lunch, and left the Indianapolis airport at about 2pm. ...

Seeing old friends, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Seeing old friends

A travel blog entry by hoob

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... down to Bloomington IL to see the Fennelly's. We were so happy we could fit this in - and we didn't want to leave. Bloomington is a nice mid-America town, a real throwback, and it was great to spend a day there. Even better was reconnecting with Mark and ...

Restaurant, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Restaurant

A travel blog entry by thisistao

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Ami Japanese Restaurant Mother bear Dragon express Red chopstick   ...

Best way to start an adventure? A roller coaster!, Bloomington, United States travel blog

Best way to start an adventure? A roller coaster!

A travel blog entry by elysbank

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SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge? Check. Chicken and pear salad at Kona Grill. See mom? Eating my vegetables and everything. The Mall of America is probably worth seeing if you ever get the chance. It's sheer size is something to experience. And ...

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