Travel Blogs from Kansas, United States

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TransAm - Day 34, Pittsburg, United States travel blog

TransAm - Day 34

A travel blog entry by jnelsonmdla

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... miles in the saddle of a bicycle. Approximately 25 miles after departing Ash Grove, MO., we began to enter the plains of Kansas. Those consist of prairies, wheat and corn fields as well as a few dairy farms. The Blue Ridge, Appalacian, and Ozarks are ...

Finally - Kansas City, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Finally - Kansas City

A travel blog entry by smorourke

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... (the state capital).  We had some thin crust pizza right across the street from the capital building..... We arrived in Kansas City around 8:30 PM and it took about an hour and a half to find a hotel and get cleaned ...

Ideas, Somewhere in, United States travel blog

Ideas

A travel blog entry by robthurston

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is an idea to change the game of basketball. I have seen where they put tiny trampolines in the floor so player can easily dunk. They should ...

Water Surround, Tims Ford State Park, United States travel blog

Water Surround

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Tims Ford State Park, Tennessee. Tims Ford State Park is a 413-acre park located on 10,700-acre Tims Ford Reservoir, in the shadows of the Cumberland Plateau. There is a marina, fishing, water recreation, biking and hiking trails, a large pool, ...

THE Heart of America!, Topeka, United States travel blog

THE Heart of America!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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... landmark Supreme Court decision which ruled that segregation is unconstitutional.  Prior to this ruling, students across the United States were attending segregated schools ... separate, but NOT equal facilities and educational resources. In 1948 the ...

Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, United States travel blog

Madison Square Garden

A travel blog entry by jbadventure

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Madison Square Gardens is often abbreviated as MSG and known simply as The Garden. We watched the Knicks (New York) vs Celtics (Boston) at Madison Square Garden. It was quite an exciting experience as this was our first basketball game we had been ...

The worst nights sleep, Topeka, United States travel blog

The worst nights sleep

A travel blog entry by kiaramichelle

Arriving after midnight we called a taxi to take us to the hotel. After having no sleep on the train due to the wonderful idiot talking on his phone and the screaming child. The hotel wasn't much better listening to the couple in the room next to us ...

Day 33, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 33

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Day 33 Sunday, January 9, 2011 I'm getting behind on my blog as we started out for church really early this morning.  I want to tell you all about Ezra's birthday!  The photos will give you a pretty good idea!   We started with breakfast ...

Home at Last, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Home at Last

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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The actual flight home was uneventful was a far cry from the excitement I used to get from flying. It was nice to finally be able to plug my headphones in and listen to the pilots talk on the radio. When I arrived at the airport I was a little surprised ...

Walrus and the Blond in the Pink Hat, Pt Defiance Park, United States travel blog

Walrus and the Blond in the Pink Hat

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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Time for some serious animal watching now. Down the hill, first stop, the walrus pool. Gee they are huge! They are big and clumsy looking, but get them in the water and they glide like swans. We squeezed in close and face to face, and then I saw another ...

Heat and Eat, Pt Defiance Park, United States travel blog

Heat and Eat

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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Okay, we follow the path, forward, the animals are curled up in the shade and hard to spot, the sun bears down and we are tired and hot. And thirsty too. My sippy cup? asks Sam. It's in the car. Remember, we had to walk a mile, no extras brought along. ...

Home?, Lawrence, United States travel blog

Home?

A travel blog entry by amybing

... by the fact that my bed is not there for me to sleep in tonight. Like, I don't have a house, I don't have a bedroom. I own nothing in this town. It didn't feel like home. Most of my friends live in Kansas City now anyway. My caravan felt more like ...

day something, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

day something

A travel blog entry by shaleann

I am having trouble getting my computer online so I m using a friends pc to send a short message.  We had a terrible car crash on our drive home from Kariba and I have written all about it but can't post it just now.  I will soon.  Just ...

Away from the concrete, Texana State park, United States travel blog

Away from the concrete

A travel blog entry by malbet

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THE GUEST BLOG: Texana State Park, by "The Jenkins" The first drive in Bree - very smooth just like the cheese - you can even read a book on the move without feeling motion sickness -  cup of tea when you like, having a little shuteye and ...

Day 12 – Tuesday, April 9, Abilene, United States travel blog

Day 12 – Tuesday, April 9

A travel blog entry by travelagain

Today was supposed to be a travel day, but we're staying here. The thunder has already begun to roll in the distance.  We’re in for a wet, bumpy day of rain and storms.   We’re now to the end of a soggy day.  There have been ...

visiting Rob in Long Island, Long Island, United States travel blog

visiting Rob in Long Island

A travel blog entry by carolandjoe

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After we left New York we headed out to Long Island for a couple of nites to stay with Rob (a friend of mine) and we got to meet up with some other friends who i used to hang out with when i stayed in New York previously. On the Friday nite we stayed ...

Goodbye Kansas, Lawrence, United States travel blog

Goodbye Kansas

A travel blog entry by amybing

PEACE ...

Visited downtown, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Visited downtown

A travel blog entry by 2mareti

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As we entered Missouri we were hit by a amazing smell of coffee...yes coffee...I love coffee...so we will for sure find a good place for coffe around here...not Starbucks....someting ...

Redwoods, Big Basin Redwoods National Park, United States travel blog

Redwoods

A travel blog entry by freeandeasy

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Long drive from Yosemite to Big Basin Redwoods Campsite for a night camping among Redwoods. Didn´t realised what the drive entailed - very winding roads, took ages, beautiful views though. Got the last spot in the campsite with some persuading then ...

Carry on Son, Carry On, there'll be time to rest, Eureka, United States travel blog

Carry on Son, Carry On, there'll be time to rest

A travel blog entry by curiouspete

I am going to be going back to the Ordway entry, but like this trip I must move forward when given the opportunity. Kansas has been hot, windy, humid, and flat, with that beginning to change, well at least the flat part anyway. The hills have begun to ...

Dinner with Connie in Overland Park, Rutlader, United States travel blog

Dinner with Connie in Overland Park

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

We stopped overnight in a small (population 11!) town just south of Kansas City, Kansas, and, realizing how close we were to Rose's old friends Connie and Larry, we gave them a call. Larry was busy, but we managed to meet up with Connie for a fun visit ...

Sacred Ground, Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, United States travel blog

Sacred Ground

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, Tennessee. The Old Stone Fort is a 2,000-year-old earth and stone enclosure built as a sacred site by prehistoric Woodland Indians; other visible ruins in the park are the remains of 19th century industries ...

The Fifth Heather Update, Seattle,, United States travel blog

The Fifth Heather Update

A travel blog entry by wildwoman

Spending the day with Sheryl and Kai.... Time goes so fast, yet at the same time, here in the world of Sheryl, Alex and Kai, it can seem to go slowly... or maybe it is blurry. The lack of sleep, the pattern of the days that are FULL just tending to ...

16 hours and counting...., Overland Park, United States travel blog

16 hours and counting....

A travel blog entry by jermaine

in less than 16 hours i am going to begin my 40+ hour trip, covering over 12700 miles and not stopping until i get halfway around the world...literally. i am just now feeling fairly confident about my packing, and my hindi character writing skills, ...

The SHIP:  Ocean Nova, Topeka, United States travel blog

The SHIP: Ocean Nova

A travel blog entry by wanlessmd

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The M/V Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel.  She was built in Denmark in 1992 to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, and her ice-strengthened hull is ideally suited for expedition travel in Antarctica.  The M/V Ocean Nova has ...

KC Short Stop, Kansas City, United States travel blog

KC Short Stop

A travel blog entry by gildo

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Ah yes, the lovely 45 minute layover in Kansas ...

43 hours and counting, Kansas City, United States travel blog

43 hours and counting

A travel blog entry by gr8fyl1973

... quest for a golden chalice of unforgettable experience and been left with a hand full of dust that gets blown away by the wind off the Kansas prairie...that would suck. Why is the army motto "Be all that you can be?" when it could be "Do all that you ...

Day 48 & 49: Loving Long Island, Long Island, United States travel blog

Day 48 & 49: Loving Long Island

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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Long Island, or The Hamptons, turned out to be a really pleasant surprise. Matt had been to Long Island before on business and had an industrial impression, our friends who live there were out of town, and our mental image of what made The Hamptons so ...

New Surroundings, Tribune, United States travel blog

New Surroundings

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... ; If I thought the fields were large in Oklahoma, they were small compared to the 360 degree flat horizon that I see here in northwest Kansas.  It is nothing for a single field to be several hundred acres and Don tells me that it is easy to get ...

Drive through Manhattan, Manhattan, United States travel blog

Drive through Manhattan

A travel blog entry by jbadventure

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At the crack of dawn we decide to venture through Manhattan by car. We landed up driving through the Bronx's to get to Central Park. Manhattan is very big and was buzzing at that time of the morning. The land of Manna-hata. It's supposed ...

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