Travel Blogs from Newark
... than cruises, we have the problem of booking expensive trips and hotels in various locations. You can try to look on website like Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, and the like, but sometimes through the hotel itself is less expensive, especially since they know which rooms become vacant at different times and they can contact you directly in that scenario. You can also try where you may least expect the deals to be lingering. When I say this I ...
... we boarded the Amtrak train to Washington. Amazing (to me at least) there is free wifi on the train. Rose is shattered and fell asleep before the train had even left the station.
Journey to DC should take about 3 hours so should be in by 8pm. Hotel is only a mile from the station but I am favouring a taxi over walking with all this luggage.
Washington Union Station is a fabulous building, and there is a fab ...
We left home for our UK adventure at 12:30 p.m. and arrived at the airport In Newark, New Jersey at 2:30. That's about a half hour faster than we expected, so I am glad I wasn't in the front seat where I could see how fast we were going! At any rate, the drive there was uneventful. A big "thank you to our son-in-law, Bill serving as our chauffeur.
Next it was the long wait until our flight left. We bought a sandwich and bottle of juice to share and hold us over until we ...
... the first place we checked out, followed by Hershey's World. Got our necessary supplies, made our way slowly Downtown to the 9/11 Memorial to pay our respects.
What a humbling place - just a tiny glimpse of the magnitude of how horrific it must have been and the size of the tower footprints that are now water pools of memorium. The stories of the lost family members and survivors are so very very sad and brave. ...
... cover the entire trip and document what I learn along the way to include cultural differences, business drivers, market trends and my general impressions of Brazil.
June 1, 2013
Depart USA / Travel Day
Depart Newark en-route to Sao Paulo
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