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Travel Blogs from Asheboro
... equal parts exhaustion and shock.
Arriving in Greensboro I have to say the place looked pretty ****. Concrete, dirty, I started questioning my life decisions like I have done so many times in the past. I got a taxi to check in. The taxi driver was a dude from Sierra Leone, he was awesome, really funny. He was pointing out things about the city, then all of a sudden he was like, 'and now we are entering college campus'. It was spectacular. The campus is unreal, it is ...
It is a challenge to pack for a week in a foreign country. Add to that the unseasonal weather of 2013 and the challenge becomes even greater. Add to that, this traveler is a North Carolinian, and my summer-weight clothing will not be warm enough for the temperatures forecast for Paris, and it is necessary to overhaul my wardrobe.
Here is what I've learned. First of all, no matter how much I would like to blend in ...
... br> I learned this from our trip to Italy last year.....use our State Employees' Visa Card for all purchases for the best foreign transaction fee. It's 1% of the purchase instead of the 3% charged by my regular bank cards.
The best news is....the trip is totally paid for! We determined how much we'd need, put money in a special savings account, and now, all we have to do is go enjoy what we've planned!
I'll talk about wardrobe and packing in my next entry.
After running around Greensboro getting all of our last-minute work and personal errands accomplished, we pulled out of the driveway at 11:15 am. Our destination: Dulles International Airport to connect to our 8:40 pm flight to Keflavik airport near Reykjavik, the first leg of our trip to Oslo, Norway! Why, you ask? In celebration of Laura's upcoming 50th birthday in September! 28 years ago, a young, bright-eyed college student, left the relative comfort of ...
"I thought today we would see what you are made off and do some serious off roading and motocross" says Keith.
"What on our fully laden dual sport bikes?"
"No, I will put some race bikes in the trailer and we'll head on over to Chuck's"
Here we go again.
Back to the mad sculptors land and off we go.
It was 95degrees today and massive humidity.