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Before the beginning., Smithfield, United States travel blog

Before the beginning.

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Squid Sitting, East Village, United States travel blog

Squid Sitting

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Tuesday 9th: Hungover we head over to Lori's and get the last of the lowdown on Squids routine before she leaves for Chicago. (The best bit is the takeaway menus with Squid's favourite meals highlighted!)  We embrace the opportunity to chill with ...

The road trip continues ..., New Haven, United States travel blog

The road trip continues ...

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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Traveling to Providence RI I thought Boston was South of the Cape Cod area but I was WRONG! It is north and we are now heading West to Providence, Rhode Island and then we will figure out what we will do with what time we have left on the East coast. We ...

Day 50 - Goodbye Vegas, Anaheim, United States travel blog

Day 50 - Goodbye Vegas

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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I woke up at 9.30am this morning, so after packing up the car, we checked out and headed up the road to see if we could have a look at the pawn shop. There were heaps of cars, but we were able to find a park and went in. The shop is quite small and the ...

City of coffee!, Seattle, United States travel blog

City of coffee!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 143 May 26th continued - I arrive into Seattle after a fairly uneventful journey from Portland. The exciting part was driving closer to the city, seeing the two large sports stadiums and the city skyline. I've been wanting to come here for some time ...

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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                So this morning I was woken up at 6:30 by loud voices coming from the street below my window. I stumbled downstairs and found a pot of coffee already brewed ...

Heartwarming experience, Groom, United States travel blog

Heartwarming experience

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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The Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ in Groom, Texas was an awesome, heartwarming experience. Starting with the 190 foot Cross that could be seen for miles, down to the life size bronze sculptures depicting The Crucifixion of Christ was an unbelievably ...

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

Highlights? more like Shitlights.

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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If you can be bothered to read all this, thanks.   22nd, Friday   Once again the heat is evil and we struggle to move all day. We get burgers for lunch which Jo refuses to have delivered to save money but when she goes to collect them still ...

Madam Tussauds & Twilight Jazz Cruise, New York City, United States travel blog

Madam Tussauds & Twilight Jazz Cruise

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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We decided to conclude our New York tour with Style, rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous albeit 'wax' versions of the real thing at Madam Tussauds. Then on to a splendid cruise along the Hudson River; Think champagne, Jazz music filling the deck ...

The adventure continues, New York City, United States travel blog

The adventure continues

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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Cory and I arrived at JFK and tried to get some info about Paulie. By the time that we got to JFK Paul should have gotten on the next one. The first person at the airport that we went to said that they couldn't give us any information. Having worked ...

Race track, Rhonda, Elk City, OK. - Forrest City, United States travel blog

Race track, Rhonda

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Arkansas is pretty much filed with farms, forests and trucks.  We did experience the (amazingly) first traffic jam of this journey.  About 5 miles from today's destination we came to a complete stop.  As usual, it was due to a shutdown of ...

The Train Ride Home and Train Travel Tips, Minneapolis, United States travel blog

The Train Ride Home and Train Travel Tips

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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The train ride back to Winnipeg was very different from the ride up. Now we had 9 friends to hang out with. Four of us were in coach (Me, Julie, Katherine, and Wally). Annette, Charlotte, Marilyn, Deborah, Jan, Tom, and Morgan all had berths. Katherine ...

Backpacking has its ups and downs, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States travel blog

Backpacking has its ups and downs

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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Dear Coach, While I struggled up the Appalachian trail in the Smokies, I thought, "this is like boot camp, only all day long." Then I came home and attended boot camp class again and I have to admit, boot camp is harder than backpacking. But boot camp ...

Long slow ride, huge trees, Sequoia National Park, United States travel blog

Long slow ride, huge trees

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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As we approached Sequoia National Park this morning, we noticed snow on the mountain tops in the distance.  We had agreed that we would not drive further than seeing snow on the road.  As we entered into the park we decided to stop at the ...

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 ...

The Khirbet Qeiyafa Challenge, Richmond, United States travel blog

The Khirbet Qeiyafa Challenge

A travel blog entry by leafmold

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So a little info. about the dig site.   Khirbet Qeiyafa (ker bit key yafa) is on a rounded hill that overlooks the site of the battle between David and Goliath.  The site was discovered many years ago, however Israel is absolutely filled with ...

cold but cool, Palmyra, United States travel blog

cold but cool

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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Apparently we have an unusual weather pattern dumping snow in south-east New York. The news said it hasn't been this way in October for 60 years. At least we got out before we were snow-bound. Palmyra is cold and damp at present. It is full of old ...

Sitka - A Russian Settlement, Sitka, United States travel blog

Sitka - A Russian Settlement

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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 Alaska has a beautifully harsh landscape. On arriving in the small fishing village of Sitka, we were greeted by a rare sunny day. Sitka has received only 11 days of Sunshine during the summer months. The weather was considerably milder than we had ...

Penance and profit, Philadelphia, United States travel blog

Penance and profit

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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As I walked up the idyllic streets in the Arts and Museums district, the suburban landscape opened into an imposing gothic fort complete with towering walls and battlements.  This fearsome structure was the Eastern State Penitentiary.  Built in ...

A New Favourite, Bryce Canyon and Virgin, United States travel blog

A New Favourite

A travel blog entry by patry

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We had no idea how many National Forests the States had until we started to drive across it.  We passed through Fish Lake and Dixie National Forests on our drive to Bryce Canyon.  The campground we booked in Bryce Canyon was chosen, in Aimee's ...

How do I explain Boise?!? It's worth a READ!, Boise, United States travel blog

How do I explain Boise?!? It's worth a READ!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 139 May 22 continued - I have no idea how to explain what went on in Boise. I knew it was going to be a crazy couchsurfing experience when my host replied to my request with the following quote 'Just so you know, I live in a queer friendly and 420 ...

Men and Women are created equal..., Verona, United States travel blog

Men and Women are created equal...

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids

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It was 51 degrees when we got up to an absolutely beautiful morning! The skies were perfectly blue and the angle of light this far north seemed to make each leaf on each tree stand out individually. Lovely! We pulled out of our site at 10:05…and ...

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 ...

Canyons, Panguitch, United States travel blog

Canyons

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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Bryce Canyon is mistakenly named as it is actually a natural amphitheater.   Here the flow of mountain snowmelt carves its way down to the creeks below and flows into the Grand Canyon.  Because of this natural architecture and elevation ...

Barefoot at the beach, Myrtle Beach, United States travel blog

Barefoot at the beach

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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       Today's drive to South Carolina was uneventful. The entire drive was rural. I passed some gorgeous houses that could only be found in the south. Some were huge. If only I could pick one up and move it to Denver. I ...

Wonderful trip, more PCH pics, Barstow, United States travel blog

Wonderful trip, more PCH pics

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Once we completed the cross country along the Southern route, then realized this trip was scheduled a little early for the Northern states, it was fairly easy to decide to return home.  Then we debated the return trip starting along I-80 or returning ...

A Brief Taste of the South, Memphis, United States travel blog

A Brief Taste of the South

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... river was. So my brief time in the South ends.  There is so much of a divide between states that I wonder how the country was ever united. The food and drink are more vibrant and the people are less frenetic.  Between all this, the certain ...

Life As It Use To Be, De Smet, United States travel blog

Life As It Use To Be

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We went back and forth about whether or not we should drive a couple hours north straying from our direct route east. In the small town of De Smet, South Dakota was the Ingalls Homestead and we both guessed it would be a pretty great place. Aimee had ...

The Long Journey Home, Los Angeles, United States travel blog

The Long Journey Home

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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Day 29 - Shooting Shit Up, Gillette, United States travel blog

Day 29 - Shooting Shit Up

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We started the day pretty boring, doing a load of washing and after it was done met up with Ric and Jenny to go out to a rifle range. Ric had gone home to get some guns. Some, he brought 3 hand guns and 6 shot guns, which included an automatic. God, I ...

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