Travel Blogs from Albany
... something you, as an American, will not find everywhere. The country is beyond beautiful and it provided me with a culture that I could relate to.....the Guinness doesn't hurt either.
Although Sarah and I had to make an extremely difficult decision last fall to give up our careers as Division I soccer players in order to study abroad, we were again privileged to have the opportunity to play in Rome. In Rome, we played with the Lady Gladiators in 5 vs 5 futsol. It was an absolute ...
... I am trying to remember where we saw the other servants quarters - could it have been the Gould house? There seems to be more recognition of the role the servants played in the historical sites. We were to hear and see how the Irish servant women lived in several different houses on our tour of New York.
... murky, grey, dark clouds and a lot of surface water. The other notable feature of the day was the towns we passed through or by en route - Manchester, Liverpool, Rome, Syracuse, Waterloo, Utica and Troy to name but a few.
We did hop off for a dose of historical culture, however, at Johnson Hall, where a British settler, Sir William Johnson, forged relationships with the native Indians in the Mohawk Valley. ...
... independent, not-for-profit organisation it was set up by Lyn Howard, MD, and her patient Clarence “Oley” Oldenburg, the Oley Foundation helps people dependent upon feeding by tube or by IV. They organise newsletters, conferences and networking for patients. In the morning I did a bit of voluntary work helping to pack info leaflets into packs to be handed out by RDs. In the afternoon we had a meeting ...
... Highway is 3 lanes each way and the drive in was very quick. As usual the signage is good and makes it relatively easy to navigate without Tom if we are just looking.
The clouds had cleared from breakfast and it was a beautiful day, not cold, very pleasant. Walked around the city for a short time taking in part of a walking tour. There are some lovely old buildings, some not so nice looking ones and some big new buildings.
Drove north to the canal system ...
Other places to stay in Albany
1614 Central Avenue/Rt. 5, Albany | 3 star motelfrom $59
1630 Central Avenue, Albany | 1 star motelfrom $62
1579 Central Avenue, Albany | 1 star motelfrom $49
100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany | 1 star motelfrom $60
1384 Central Ave., Albany | Motelfrom $59
1600 Central Avenue, Albany | 1 star motelfrom $63
1927 Central Ave., Albany | Motel$93 average
1907 Central Ave., Albany | Motelfrom $61