The Great Wall

Blakes's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 35 countries, posted 587 pictures and written 100 entries in 11 travel blogs
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Member Since
Apr 20, 2007

About Blakes

Retired, at last!
Favourite music
Rock, R and B, some country
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Favourite movie
Out of Africa
Favourite quote
Say yes to life, even though you know it will devour you
Interests and hobbies
Reading, traveling, crocheting, decorating, and, most import, my grandchildren.
One thing I want to do before I die
Go on a safari
Favourite book
Gone with the Wind
My friends describe me as
Fun, silly, adventuresome
The most amazing moment in my life so far
The day I met Randy. Sounds corny but it's true.

Recent Entries by Blakes

  • The Great Wall - May 25, 2015

    WE DID IT,  we climbed the Great Wall.  OMG what an experience.  You take a cable car through the steepest portion but the rest of it is climb, climb, climb.  We rode in the sam...

  • Beijing! - May 24, 2015

    Private car to LAX - $102.00. Bacon and eggs for two at the overpriced Tom Bradley terminal - $45.00. Checking our luggage and breezing through security in less than a half hour - priceless!! Ou...

  • Leaving Los Angeles - Oct 26, 2014

    The flight from LAX through Heathrow and on to Athens was uneventful. Food was not as good as I remember previous British Airlines meals to be, but what are you going to do. We slept fitfully on th...

Travel Blogs by Blakes

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