Travel Blogs from Kansas, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

Unsure but excited!, Olathe, United States travel blog

Unsure but excited!

A travel blog entry by amandalynn

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Hi! I am really just trying to figure out this blogging thing... I leave Kansas City in two more days, and I am still preparing, these are things I continue to question: what luggage do I take, which shoes I pack, how many clothes do I need, ...

Gunnison, Colorado and Kansas, Garden City, United States travel blog

Gunnison, Colorado and Kansas

A travel blog entry by salandrich

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... on the way. This has been beautifully restored and is full of old West stuff. Scenery rapidly got flatter, lots of prairie with huge irrigated fields and cattle in pens with all their food provided (see photo). Now in Kansas at a motel. No sign of ...

Packing Up, Kansas City, United States travel blog

Packing Up

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

I was exhausted last night after getting to my parents house at nearly 1am and then unloading all of my stuff. I managed to carry most of it upstairs before I passed out. I did a test packing of my bag and daypack. It seems right now that my bag is ...

Day 15 - Home Again, Home Again, Leawood, United States travel blog

Day 15 - Home Again, Home Again

A travel blog entry by kevinbridges

So sad to see our last day in Paris, but we are both really missing home and the kids. Having packed last night, we woke up to my watch alarm at 6:00 am GMT+1. I took a quick shower, and we gathered our things and checked out. We took the Hotel ...

Preparations, Home, United States travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by pernari

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Welcome! I'm planning for this to be a record of our trip to Italy and what we discover there.  Right now we're still finalizing details, but the tickets are bought and the deadlines are looming so whatever we don't figure out before we go we'll ...

Day 7: Stops along the way, Marysville, United States travel blog

Day 7: Stops along the way

A travel blog entry by zyd85

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... (at a surprisingly well-maintained outhouse), we were back on the road. This time we drove until we reached Independence, Kansas. Another beautiful sunset, and then miles and miles and miles of prairie, rarely seeing another car.  Weirdly, we came ...

Day 8: Independence, KS, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 8: Independence, KS

A travel blog entry by zyd85

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... meaning that if you open googlemaps and see the map of the US, Coffeyville is in the center.  Lebanon, Kansas is the geographic center of the contiguous United States, and we weren't far from there either, but it wasn't nearly as much fun as driving ...

A Quick Trip Into Wichita Kansas, Wichita, United States travel blog

A Quick Trip Into Wichita Kansas

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Don and I made a quick trip in Wichita KS today, one of the nearest large centres and a two hour drive from Alva.  We were so busy navigating the traffic once we got there, that we didn't take any pictures in the city.  That's what happens ...

DAY 14, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

DAY 14

A travel blog entry by shaleann

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Tuesday, December 21 7:30 am I'm sitting at the lawn furniture overlooking Lake Kariba, listening to the hippos snort, watching croc float by.  Yesterday we had a great time in the town of Kariba.  We found a couple gifts for the boys ...

Day 13, Somewhere in Zimbabwe, United States travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by shaleann

Monday, December 20th  Its 6:30 and the house is quiet.  Only Saidi and me stirring.  Have I mentioned Saidi?  He is Debbie's mom's cook and "house boy".  I'm sure I'm gaining weight thanks to this chap.  He sets a proper ...

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