Travel Blogs from Houston, United States

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Bird Watching Near Houston Alaska, Houston, United States travel blog

Bird Watching Near Houston Alaska

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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... house, I saw a pair of Red Crown Cranes. I have never seen any this close up before. The only thing that made waiting an hour for my hamburger at the Houston Lodge enjoyable was the small lake in the back. I sat on the deck and watched the ducks. ...

End of my road, Houston, United States travel blog

End of my road

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

So now I have come to the end of my road. Travel is of such importance to me because it truly is an education. I have learned many things over the last year; some essential and some trivial. I have learned about people and places all over the globe. I ...

The Main Parade and our goodbyes, Houston, United States travel blog

The Main Parade and our goodbyes

A travel blog entry by davegibson

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... way we met at the bikes and then rode down to the AL Post in League City to rendezvous for the Police escorted ride into Downtown Houston ready for the Big Parade.  Dave had told LJ and I how big it is and how many people line the streets waving and ...

Still at home packing for trip, Houston, United States travel blog

Still at home packing for trip

A travel blog entry by bobcoyle

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It is raining in Houston. We hope to find dry roads on the trip to Amarillo tomorrow. It is longer than I usually like to drive in a day, but it should be a mostly cruse control day with little traffic. I would rather deal with the weather than the ...

We Made It, Houston, United States travel blog

We Made It

A travel blog entry by cjcorms

We arrived in Houston at 1230 and met with our land lady, Maria. We weren't all that impressed with the neighborhood when we first got off the highway. As we approached the condo complex we felt like we had just crossed the border into Mexico. We met ...

Anniversary 2007, Niagra Falls, Houston, United States travel blog

Anniversary 2007, Niagra Falls

A travel blog entry by jackpoet

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We flew from Houston, Texas to Buffalo, New York, My wife's birth place.  There we rented a car and took off for Niagra Falls.  We had decided to stay on the Canadian side, as I had been there before and had never got to the American side.  Little did ...

Houston, Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, Texas

A travel blog entry by marijka

So I took a little detour through the Sam Houston Nation Forest, but couldn't enjoy the scenery for all the huge pickup trucks sitting on my butt. Gee, it's amazing how much power they have to pull horse trailers, but not enough balls to pass on the ...

Houston...more than just shopping!, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston...more than just shopping!

A travel blog entry by klh1

... was for two weeks and I would be spending an entire weekend in the city, I decided to do some actual sightseeing. Houston has a museum district so on the Saturday, I visited the Houston Natural Science Museum and the Houston Fine Arts Museum. Both of ...

Don't Mess With Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Don't Mess With Texas

A travel blog entry by cshilakes

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... went to sleep expecting to all awake feeling the same as Isabelle and having to fall off our schedule. May 22 (Day 22) Houston-Lafayette, LA Miraculously, Isabelle awoke singing and had a good breakfast. She seemed fine and we seemed fine. Chris had ...

Good Times in Airports, Houston, United States travel blog

Good Times in Airports

A travel blog entry by james511

It was all going so well. Before I reached the outrageous queues of supersize americans in Houston that is. My connecting flight over to mexico was from there but unfortunately, due to the laziness of US Border Security, I was waiting several hours to ...

Lone Star..., Houston, United States travel blog

Lone Star...

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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Well, it's official, I've been a naughty boy in 2004! Awoke on Christmas morning in Houston with no presents from Santa, not even a piece of coal! Ah well, maybe he just got lost after all my travels - fingers crossed there's something waiting for me ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by gstfire

I got to Houston around 3:30 PM and will be staying here for a few days with a couple that I know. They gave me the real tour of Texan living. They first took me to a BEER bar called Nitemares. Just a local bar filled with locals where everyone knows ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by wesb

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... over again. Then on to Boston. So essentially, crossing the country, four cities in four days. whew. exhausting. But back to Houston. We are at least timing our trip well. The day before we showed up they had some serious thunder storms and the ...

Houston for some minutes, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston for some minutes

A travel blog entry by ptravels

Run, run, run....no desire to miss the flight to Mexico ...

No problem, Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

No problem, Houston

A travel blog entry by ingen24

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... hours stretched sleep. The staff is very friendly as well and really makes an effort. 5175 mile and ten hours. But early in Houston. No problem. That's where the problems started. I will not say anything about being in cue for two hours waiting for an ...

H-Town, Houston, United States travel blog

H-Town

A travel blog entry by trent

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... nice and we met Zoe, his beautiful Lab mix dog, which of course I had lots of fun playing with! We stayed in Houston for three days meeting some old friends, Cortney from university days; Nate from high school and university days; Janna from the old ...

New Orleans to Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

New Orleans to Houston

A travel blog entry by johnsinclair

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... Orleans to Amsterdam is to go east, right? For a long way. But this trip started with an hour in the air WEST to Houston, a fairly smooth change to the trans-Atlantic plane, and the long flight east across the ocean to the Netherlands. At least when one ...

Schedule & The Worst Garage Sale In Recent Memory, Houston, United States travel blog

Schedule & The Worst Garage Sale In Recent Memory

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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Before going into our schedule, I first want to say that we tried to have a garage sale to raise some money and get rid of junk.  Win, win, right? Wrong. So wrong. We woke up late to people already standing outside waiting for the junk to be put ...

Back Home, Houston, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

I am back home for a few weeks. My dad is completing his treatments - 6 weeks of radiation and 2 rounds of chemo. He has done wonderfully, and now he just has to rest up. After some R&R, him and my Mom will hit the road again and begin their retirement ...

Getting Ready!, Houston, United States travel blog

Getting Ready!

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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We will be leaving Houston on August 1st and will arrive in Beijing August 2nd for TEFL training.  Practice teaching actual children begins August 4th.  I think we will be teaching children in a English Language Summer Camp.  The hotel we ...

Houston, the Eagle has landed..., Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, the Eagle has landed...

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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We only ever intended to drive past Houston on the long drive from New Orleans to Austin, Texas but after seeing a sign to the Johnson Space Station (NASA Headquarters), Stuart somehow managed to convince Rachel to pay a visit. We spent the afternoon ...

Aus Sunday mach Fun-Day, Houston, United States travel blog

Aus Sunday mach Fun-Day

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... gut geht? Jedenfalls verbrachte ich drei schöne Stunden in der Luft, sah zahlreiche langweilige Suburbs, konnte die Skylines von Houston und Dallas einsammeln, und wieder einmal etwas Cloud-Surfing geniessen. Nur ja nicht zuu fest fürs Fliegen ...

Houston, We Have A Problem: Lack Of Teeth, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, We Have A Problem: Lack Of Teeth

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... capped cowboy boots, if only he’d donned a Stetson my experience in the Lonestar State would have been complete.  I arrived in Houston just after six and was soon on my way to my next Couchsurfing experience, this time it was at a neuroscience ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by backpachyderms

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After dropping off Elroy at the airport (snif), we got on a plane with all of our stuff and headed to Texas. We spent the first two nights at the beach, then headed off towards New Orleans. We stopped in Beaumont for one night to see one of Mack and ...

Houston: Another Problem, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston: Another Problem

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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My first proper day walking around Houston did absolutely nothing to contradict the stories of it being a concrete jungle; not only was there uninspiring building after uninspiring building, but even the Museum District seemed clinical. The sculpture ...

Texas Re-Tread, Houston, United States travel blog

Texas Re-Tread

A travel blog entry by johnrandall

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... a flood plane, most of the houses are built on stilts, kind of reminds me of the Sacramento Delta areas. I overnighted in Houston and spent a couple hours driving around town since I passed it in darkness the first time.  The city center is very ...

Combination Superbowl and Going Away Party, Houston, United States travel blog

Combination Superbowl and Going Away Party

A travel blog entry by jondells

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Well I just wanted to say thanks to everyone that came out for our annual superbowl party.  It was a blast as usual.  I didn't get to watch much of the game, but I'm pretty sure I drank my weight in beer, regardless I had a great time and I ...

Houston, Prepare for Re-Entry!, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, Prepare for Re-Entry!

A travel blog entry by beckano

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... ;much needed” pedicures. That night we had another great meal at a local Mexican restaurant called Cyclone Anaya’s in midtown Houston. Even though it was a Wednesday the place was packed. Luckily a table for four had just opened up and we were ...

NEVER FLY CONTINENTAL!!!!!!, Houston, United States travel blog

NEVER FLY CONTINENTAL!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by louandal

... and the usual cramped seating.  Upon arrival to Houston we were told that as this was the first point of entry into the United States we would have to reclaim our bags and go through customs here - even though we only had an hour between landing and ...

Don't Mess With Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Don't Mess With Texas

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... shoot us all but as Patricia said who is gonna go crazy in a gun range when everyone is armed and a crack shot?! Whilst in Houston I experience my first American hostel and went to the Johnson Space Center with some new friends that I made. It seems that ...

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