The Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Upperville
... 8220;T”s crossed and so I never needed to know in any sort of detail what was happening next. The failing for me was that I could never communicate that very effectively to the team.
The lens I view the people I come in contact with was shaped in 1969. The summer of that year I traveled to the then Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War with an organization called the Citizens Exchange Group. Their mission was to help people ...
... MAKING any money? Not to mention, there are TONS of salespeople working making it a bit uncomfortable when you are trying to quietly shop and someone is literally FOLLOWING you around the store… no, I’m serious. They are so attentive to their customers! So much so it’s annoying!
I saw my share of Filipino TV during my stay and you can gather a few things from it. Well first, there are a TON of commercials… so the eating and ...
... Bob saw one, but no one else got on it). We also individually saw before we came together Florida Scrub-Jay...so not on the official list.
We ran the herons and egrets, did really well with hawks, and ticked 32 Warbler species!!! Wow. If anyone wants to see the complete list let me know.
OK now for my random thoughts on the trip -
1. Dry Tortugas - What a neat place. Historical landmark, TONS of birds, and a boat ride...what more ...
... can prove difficult, but I managed to make a pretty good list...Species seen along the I-95 (including my 5 stops) from VA to FL include (yb=year bird - for those of you following along at FWS HQ):
Wood Stork (lots in SC and GA)
... a quick toilet break before we were on the bus again. Philly was done in 30 minutes. We then were heading for lunch which was in some sort of plaza before heading to DC. Subash thought it would be a good idea that we figure out where Bali Aunty was going to meet us in NJ at the end of our tour. So we asked the tour guide where in NJ we were stopping. She said that we weren’t stopping at NJ and that we had to get picked up at Edison turn pike, 40km away from NJ. ...