Extended Stay America - Frederick - Westview Dr.
Travel Blogs from Frederick
... few cannon firing from the Union forces on the Ridge. It was only a fraction of the sound and fury, the hail of bullets and canister shot the soldiers faced but even that small amount was enough for me. The fact that any soldiers made it through at all much less breaking through the Union lines even momentarily was amazing.
Trent and I tried our best to break through but alas, the outcome of the battle was the same.
... private hotel beaches. Though Bahrain is a Muslim country, it is much more moderate than other Middle Eastern countries. Women can, more or less, wear what they want (so no - I will not be required to wear a Burka or Abaya!) But most importantly for my adjustment to a new part of the world...YES, alcohol is allowed! :)
Bahrain is a Kingdom, run by the Al-Khalifa family. The crown prince actually studied in D.C., and ...
... with all the 70's music everywhere?
- British Airways is the way to go when flying to Europe. It certainly means a lot when you have hot meals that don't cost extra. And the archive of videos was great. But Heathrow airport leaves much to be desired. I feel for everyone who's going to the Olympics in the summer.
Edinburgh is in the books. When and where's the next trip? :)
... the essentials, concentrated everything, minimal amount of clothes (you get them as you go through the area). The problem, such as it is, can be boiled down to one word.
Computers, e-readers, cameras, camcorders, iPods, cell phones, chargers -- you don't realize how tied up you are with this stuff until it makes a huge pile in front of you.
And the problem is I can think ...
... to see was
part of the fun. The first leg was pretty simple to plan....Sacramento
to Kona, Hawaii. Kona has been a favorite place of mine for a long time
and has a lot less rain than Hilo on the other side of the island. The
next stop after Hawaii wasn't so simple. One of our original ideas was
to follow the route of the China Clipper from Hawaii to Midway, to Wake,
and Guam. We found that while both Midway and ...