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Travel Blogs from Fredericksburg
Like many of the legendary explorers of history... Magellan, Lewis & Clark and Yuri Gagarin. I have to prepare myself for the great Brook Family Floridian Expedition!
This will be my first trip to Florida, so I had to do some reconnaissance to find out what it is exactly I have signed up for. After a great deal of reading and exhaustive interviews of those that have gone before me, braved the treacherous voyage to the capitalist Mecca that is the greater ...
... to travel for work in 2005. I decided to fly from a very tiny airport in a city in the mountains of Charlottesville, Virginia. It's windy on top of the mountains by the way.. The planes I rode in were small and small planes are more effected by turbulence and wind. We bounced, shook and blew our way to Atlanta for a lay over on to Mobile, Alabama. Then the same back again. The last flight before touching back down in Charlottesville ...
... visit fell on holiday weekend worked out well. The boys
didn't have any of their normal overload of weekend activities
(scouts, soccer) so we got to spend some time goofing around as
evident in the photos. A highpoint I hope they will remember, as Chris and Jessica do, is the evening Michael, Sammy T, Taylor and I spent
eating popcorn and watching “The Princess Bride” in the comfort
of the Taj-Ma-Ford. We all ...
... up the stairs to get the laptop, back down the stairs to charge the laptop.
I sat in the car for about an hour charging the laptop and phone, sending claims info off and checking on the weather channel for updates.
Fortunately I’d brought some canned smoked trout and rice crackers. That made for an easy dinner with the rest of the red wine I’d bought last night.
... spend on the occasion too. Whilst the UK is probably already in the grips of Christmas shopping, no-one here is even thinking about Christmas, the entire focus of their festive attentions being on October 31st, which is still over a month away.
We arrived at the Prince William Forest Park, part of the National Park Service late afternoon. The entrance to the park is about 30 miles south of Washington D.C. which ...