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A pleasant surprise thus far, Richardton, United States travel blog

A pleasant surprise thus far

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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No one visits North Dakota. This is substantiated, it is the least visited state in the US. I heard this evening that everyone who says it is flat has only been near Fargo, for good reason, it is by far the biggest city. And it is flat for 50 miles in ...

Day 37 and 38 - Cars and Car Part Shopping, Reno, United States travel blog

Day 37 and 38 - Cars and Car Part Shopping

A travel blog entry by dazandkim

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Day 37 - We left Twin Falls at about 8.45am with me driving. I drove for nearly 4 hours and then Darryl took over. He was still not feeling well and we finally made it in to Reno at about 4.30pm. This was the second longest driving day of our trip. We ...

And that's another Miami Dolphins first down!, Merritt Island, United States travel blog

And that's another Miami Dolphins first down!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... with an old friend that I met on the West Coast a few years ago. Since time was a constraint for us in the States we booked a flight from Washington to Orlando with Airtran Airways, now officially my least favourite airline in the world! For the first ...

A visit to the local CBS studios, El Paso, United States travel blog

A visit to the local CBS studios

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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I was promoting the Wheels of Justice stop in El Paso on the local CBS affiliate today, so got my photo taken with the new young journalist/newscaster in town. Skylar and I had met several weeks back at the Maryknoll house: Casa Puente. It was fun to ...

two incidents on the peace corner, El Paso, United States travel blog

two incidents on the peace corner

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Two memorable moments on the corner of Campbell and San Antonio Streets from Noon-1 PM each Friday [anti-Iraq war vigil]: 1) It happened to be Good Friday. I happened to be holding a very stark black-and-white sign that declared in bold letters: "Too ...

Wheels of Justice, El Paso, United States travel blog

Wheels of Justice

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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... American, elevated my disgust level nicely at the horrific injustice perpetrated against Palestinians by Israel ["the 51st state of the United States", they called themselves back when I was visiting the country in 1988 referring to the mother load ...

A visit to the Muslim community in El Paso, El Paso, United States travel blog

A visit to the Muslim community in El Paso

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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The mosque of the Islamic Community of El Paso is only a 5 minute walk from my Vista Sol apartment, but the cultural divide kept me away. Since the Wheels Tour was bringing a Palestinian American, I did venture over to the Middle Eastern restaurant and ...

April Desert Hail-storm, El Paso, United States travel blog

April Desert Hail-storm

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Shocking photos show the sudden storm results (accompanied by tornados) in the desert, that hit El Paso...flooding streets and closing the main library's computer lab for several days. And I was just beginning to blog when the first signs of the storm ...

UFO Pit Stop Gone Bad!, Roswell, United States travel blog

UFO Pit Stop Gone Bad!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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And now, for the big announcement you've all been anxiously waiting for!   Na-Nu Na-Nu   My name is Mork and I come from the Planet Ork!   Ok, that's not the real announcement. You have to be a little patient. ...

I'm home!, Portland, United States travel blog

I'm home!

A travel blog entry by mikeandheather

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I sit cross-legged, luxuriating in the cotton embrace of clean sheets. The computer monitor illuminates the pre-dawn, and the sounds of home float through the silence like music. Oh, that is music. One of the beauties of not having traveled with ...

New York, NYC, United States travel blog

New York

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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Happy Easter! I hope your holiday was as relaxing and enjoyable as mine. Brea and I went to Long Island on Saturday and Sunday to celebrate Easter with my Aunt Debbie and Uncle John. It was nice to out of the big city for a few days. I only get to do ...

Win a road trip across North America, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Win a road trip across North America

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Digital "Roads Scholarship" Vagabonding in America Win a three month Road Trip Across North America this Summer. ...

Broadway and a Movie in with a view, New York City, United States travel blog

Broadway and a Movie in with a view

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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I checked CouchSurfing for events that were happening in the New York Area. Two things seemed very interesting and fun. There was a preview of some Broadway shows in Bryant Park, and there was an outdoor showing of 'Annie Hall' at Pier 1 in Brooklyn and ...

Goodbye London, Hello New York, New York, East Village, United States travel blog

Goodbye London, Hello New York

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We are dropped by a yellow cab on the corner of Avenue C and East 12th Street. We are travel weary, disorientated and it is 10.30pm. Robert Galinsky's building is easy to find so we ring buzzers 5A and 5B as instructed. No answer. Maybe he’s on ...

Start, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Start

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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Start How do you talk about the beginning of something when the ending is complete gray matter? The abyss, a frontier. Well, at least the east coast. I should say something epic; people bring up the word spiritual a lot, but that's not how I see this ...

DIY: coffee roasting - easier than you think, Seattle, United States travel blog

DIY: coffee roasting - easier than you think

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Coffee has got to be one of the most value-added products. The raw beans - in most cases, grown in plantations and harvested by peasants who are paid a pittance - are transformed into a high-value product through a long supply chain. The growers, the ...

Where to people watch and know a place, New York, United States travel blog

Where to people watch and know a place

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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There's a nice piece by Bruce Thurlow called Social Spaces To Help You Really Appreciate A Cityalong with some additional idea from   Eva Holland  at World Hum about social spaces in a city where you can people watch and also feel the city. ...

Who DOESNīT want a Zapatista doll??!, San Cristobal, Mexico travel blog

Who DOESNīT want a Zapatista doll??!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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I woke up in a pretty bad mood. I still hadnīt managed to shake the terrible feeling of being robbed, so I showered, had a light breakfast and headed to an internet cafe to hopefully be cheered up by Ross. Well, it worked extremely well, and I wandered ...

Bodies, Beer, Betting, Boobies and Burlesque, Las Vegas, United States travel blog

Bodies, Beer, Betting, Boobies and Burlesque

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Something for everyone. I suppose that could be argued for Vegas. You can probably find something to do if you don't like gambling or drinking. There are exhibitions on all sorts of things. We were contemplating going to do the CSI experience but have ...

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

London's Burning and Sleep No More

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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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, ...

LA, Los Angeles, United States travel blog

LA

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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LA is a monster. It could eat you up; spit you out and it's clear that it's done that to many people already. Never seen so many daoine as a mheabhair in all my life..not even in NYC. It's basically many cities in one massive suburb so a car is ...

Start your engines!, Hammond, United States travel blog

Start your engines!

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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After all of the waiting, I finally left on my trip today.  The first six hours was nothing by flatness and trees followed by flatness and trees and then some flatness. Late in the day I stopped at Gulf Islands National Seashore between Florida ...

Road Trip California, San Clemente, United States travel blog

Road Trip California

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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3rd - 14th December 2007. Our time in San Fran was at an end so we pointed the PT Cruiser south and headed down the famous Highway 1 scenic coastal highway. This road trip had been talked up by all the Californians we had met on our travels and we had ...

What to take to China, San Francisco, United States travel blog

What to take to China

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... been spending my time getting everything ready for my upcoming trip to China. This will be the fifth time traveling from the United States to China, so I have my routine down pretty well. Before my first trip to China, I distinctively remember a feeling ...

Introducing Carlie, Los Angeles, United States travel blog

Introducing Carlie

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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After having a long long sleep the day before, we had to be up at 6AM to meet Carlie, Megan's sister, at the airport.  Eventually after seeing her come out last from the arrival gate we headed off to catch the train to the new hotel in ...

New York - Re-acclimatizing To Civilisation, New York, United States travel blog

New York - Re-acclimatizing To Civilisation

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... , but once dressed, we enjoyed a lovely breakfast of bagels, croissants and cream cheese (you can get whipped Philadelphia in the States). Andrea and I then went for a walk down by the river and through Carl Shultz park (where some scenes from The 25th ...

Rains, Pains, and Trains!, San Antonio, United States travel blog

Rains, Pains, and Trains!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Today was k'tchup day...as in, time to catch up to stuff.   A major storm was forecasted for the area for today. Major downpours, damaging hail & winds. I made plans to stay in and write my blogs. It never did rain. The major storm hit ...

Leegs, Cut Bank, United States travel blog

Leegs

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My friend Erik says they the most distinguishing characteristic of a New Zealand accent is the soft 'e' sound. So to them, death is 'deeth', legs is 'leegs'. It was very funny when he explained it I assure you. Whatever you want to call them, mine are ...

A cyclist's doldrums, Hingham, United States travel blog

A cyclist's doldrums

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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The nautical doldrums are a place of madness. They occur when there is no wind, no current, and no landmark on which to base a direction. Ships could be lost for weeks at sea with only the night sky to guide them, but no method of following it anyway. I ...

Vegas, Baby! New Mexico-style!, Las Vegas, United States travel blog

Vegas, Baby! New Mexico-style!

A travel blog entry by billiegreenwood

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Headed out of TX, onward to CO and back to the Midwest...our first stop was a quick tour through Las Vegas, NM an overnight campout in an field at Storrie Lake State Park just north of town. I recommend the renovated, lovely train depot downtown--good ...

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