Super 8 Baltimore/Essex
Travel Blogs from Baltimore
I arrived in the land of the home of the brave, customs and getting my bag was a hassle and a half because I has a connecting flight to Ottawa that I was not getting on. I charmed my way through a 300 dollar change bag fee thing, got through customs, spent an hour in line to go through security again and finally made my way out of the terminal. The Dulles airport is not set up for public transportation at all, people were in a hurry, rude and unhelpful. Not a good reintroduction to ...
... it was time to meet Simon W. in Little Italy for dinner. It was great catching up with him - still a really nice guy. We got back to the house at 10, chatted to Sammy and Bruno a bit and went to bed. Late that night we decided to make a rushed trip to Washington D.C.. Power tourism!
Woke up ridiculously early (5 am) to catch the bus to catch the train to D.C.. Way too early. Got to D.C. around 8 am. We walked to the White House and then ...
... to make a weary traveler lose all hope in himself. I had never understood what "highway hypnosis" was until that day. I had learned, in driver's education class, when I was seventeen, that if you drive for too long on a stretch of highway that is absolutely barren and boasts nothing but the same boring scenery for miles upon miles, you tend to drift off into a state of zombification, and can even forget that you're driving. I had to constantly turn up my music, turn my ...
... Pittsburgh (Bob’s second favorite park), with views of the bridges crossing the Allegheny River; St. Louis’ Busch Stadium with its brick fašade and magnificent view of the Gateway Arch; and of course the Giants’ AT&T Park (Bob’s third favorite), with its gorgeous views of the San Francisco Bay and the siren call of McCovey Cove to left-handed hitters. There are several others as well.
We settled into our seats at Camden Yards ...
... We both were, and are, extremely stubborn and opinionated people who tend to butt heads with others as the result of our inability to keep our mouths shut. At first this constant superficial conflict between us was refreshing and even flirtatious; we were able to find the humor in it. We had initially accepted this tension as being an inevitable, slightly obnoxious but absolutely necessary aspect of our relationship; it was a way to keep ...
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