Travel Blogs from Kansas, United States

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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 ...

TransAm day  #41, Newton, United States travel blog

TransAm day #41

A travel blog entry by jnelsonmdla

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The current issue with us has been the weather. It has been somewhat threatening since riding into Kansas. In Pittsburg, for example, we encountered 7" of rain overnight. It flooded a major portion of our campsite (a reclaimed strip mine) forcing ...

Home again!, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Home again!

A travel blog entry by protaras

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That was a long flight but I'm finally back home. The "kiddies" are good and hanging around me now.  Looks like I got a lot of cat hair to vacuum. Thanks for hanging around. ...

Porcupine, Denali Park, United States travel blog

Porcupine

A travel blog entry by wheresjustin

After sharing travel stories for a few hours John said, "Let's go for a ride." He stood up and Jennie and I assented. He poured the last few ounces of his beer on to the ground by the fire and as soon as he had done so a look of exasperation came over ...

Festivus- The Holiday for the Rest of us!!, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Festivus- The Holiday for the Rest of us!!

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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... in the morning, what are they going to do fire me? Just kidding, I had permission to leave early. After a nice little drive across Kansas I got to Cori's house in just enough time to take a shower and grab a drink, before the party started... oh, did it ...

Getting ready, Home, United States travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by bearsrule009

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With only three days left till the big day we have been working hard to get prepared we have made trips to every where including Dicks, REI, Costco and many more. We still need a lot more things but we are making a dent. -Adam- ...

A Solution for Tsunamis, Somewhere in, United States travel blog

A Solution for Tsunamis

A travel blog entry by robthurston

The horrible tsunami in Japan started me thinking about machinery we could build, or things we could make that would stop an oncoming tsunami. The event this week was of such magnitude... 9.0. This was the proverbial "Big One." It is an ...

Well what a time eh?, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, United States travel blog

Well what a time eh?

A travel blog entry by culv3r

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So, We arrive in LA and find out that we are staying in the latin quarters which is very scary for me and i told tam we had to be in by 5 in fear of getting shot. She managed to get me to stay out till just before dark as we went into Hollywood and ...

Alternative Housing for Earthquake Survivors, Somewhere in, United States travel blog

Alternative Housing for Earthquake Survivors

A travel blog entry by robthurston

My idea is to design an apparatus/housing unit that meets high standards for safe use specifically in Pacific Rim "Ring of Fire" countries that straddle these often volcanic fault lines where the earth's tectonic plates meet and so much damage ...

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, United States travel blog

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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We closed up the coach this morning so that it was ready to roll, but left it parked in our site at Emporia RV park. In the car, we drove back west on US 50 about 20 miles to Strong City and Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. The land for this site was ...

Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott, United States travel blog

Fort Scott National Historic Site

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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Just as we did yesterday for Tallgrass Prairie, we got up this morning and drove back west to Fort Scott, leaving the coach in the RV park in Nevada, Missouri. This fort is in the middle of the town.  It had an interesting history guarding the ...

Back Home, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by patrickv

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... my last night in Vienna, but alas, such did not happen, as my internet was shut off that night. Anyhow, now I'm back in Kansas City, leaving for St. Louis tomorrow. I really didn't do much exciting my last week in Vienna... just did a lot of homework and ...

Woooah, Half Way There., Abilene, United States travel blog

Woooah, Half Way There.

A travel blog entry by smcollins

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... afraid that the other riders might be boring, or grumpy, or both. They're neither. I think my second largest concern was that Kansas would suck. It doesn't. As soon as we crossed over the border into this pleasant state we were greeted with the midwestern ...

Road Trip Ohio Indiana Illinois Missouri Kansas, Kansas, United States travel blog

Road Trip Ohio Indiana Illinois Missouri Kansas

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... and was a beautiful object in itself. She wouldn't allow us to photograph her but she let us photograph her stall.    Onto Kansas and the town of St Joseph and oh dear what a forsaken little town this was. it felt like we had stepped back in ...

Day 11 – Monday, April 8, Abilene, United States travel blog

Day 11 – Monday, April 8

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... they use for the seconds with blemishes. A chocolate a day keeps the doctor away. We were there with soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas who had been training in Colorado and were returning home. They stopped to buy candy to take home to wives or ...

And the journey begins..., Kansas City, United States travel blog

And the journey begins...

A travel blog entry by tiara

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Well, I'm starting out on my journey across the Atlantic. When I return I hope that I am much wiser, because I definitely won't be any richer. Stay tuned for updates on my bout with culture shock and my first adventure in ...

Trina at Shawnee Mission Park, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Trina at Shawnee Mission Park

A travel blog entry by travelingtrina

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Kelly and Heather took their dog, Harper, and me to Shawnee Mission Park for some fn at the off-leash dog park. There were lots of dogs, many paths for hiking, and a lake. It was a beautiful ...

Reverse Culture Shock, Overland Park, United States travel blog

Reverse Culture Shock

A travel blog entry by gracielastanley

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... to this, my last entry, and finally type the final words. Apparently, months ago as I was just returning from my adventure a fellow Kansas Citian was reading my entries and through them making a life-impacting decision to embark on a journey of his own. I ...

drama, but not ours-Oh what a night........, Tampa, United States travel blog

drama, but not ours-Oh what a night........

A travel blog entry by bskray

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Things are going pretty good with Seth. He wants Dr. Spanaugle to adjust his psych meds also so we will stay in area until mid week or so. Also he is having a bit more withdraw breakthrough and we are adjusting Suboxon (Opiate Blocker- has a small amount ...

Near Norton (62 miles), Norton, United States travel blog

Near Norton (62 miles)

A travel blog entry by vagabondlively

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... sun that I just took a shower and followed the shade at camp. The showers had little frogs that I had to shoo out. This is Kansas prairie land, so it was mostly open grass fields with a few scattered trees. On a 105 day, it wasn't super appealing to go ...

Trina Explores Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Trina Explores Fort Lauderdale, Florida

A travel blog entry by travelingtrina

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With my friends Kelly and Heather, I explored Fort Lauderdale Beach. We lounged in the sun on the beach, went to the pirate bar, and explored the iconic wall and pillars that run along the beach. It was ...

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