Travel Blogs from Storrs
Prepare yourselves, Blogonauts! We are off again!
Once more the five motley wanderers are re-convening in Europe. This time we will explore some of the marvels of Italy ... from its ruinous archaeological Roman left-overs to the delicious gastronomical Italian goodies ... all of which are ...
... Next, footwear & clothing for 4 kinds of weather times 6 people. That's slippers, sandals, hiking boots, rain boots...times 6, gore tex jackets for rain, fleece for cool, and parkas for cold...times 6; hats for sun, hats for cold, zip-off hiking pants, socks, gloves, long underwear...you get the idea. Handled rectangular totes from the Container Store are keeping everyone's clothing neatly organized.
Our Suburban is now our ...
- Badlands & Mt. Rushmore
- Grand Tetons
- Salt Lake City
- Sequoia National
- The Grand Canyon
We're going to be flexible with our itinerary - if we want to stay somewhere longer we will. If we are done sooner, we'll move on. No reservations! (Sounds like a good name for a TV show :-))
This trip is made possible ...
Today we managed to up load most of our photos on to a USB, here at the hotel. We also got on line and pre purchased tickets to Chicago on Broadway ;) and downloaded information on NY. We drove to Stony Creek and took a cruise around the Thimble Islands. 25 Granite islands privately owned with houses on them, mostly just one house per island. Used as summer houses .... as the weather is too harsh in the winter months. These islands have been inhabited since 1614, most of the ...
We drove to Norwich today and had the car serviced. We walked around town, very deserted for a Saturday morning., I felt a little uneasy so we headed back to the car service place. David managed to get his hair cut ....and I didn't go shoe shopping even though there was a shoe ...