Blog Entries tagged 'people'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'people'
- Entering the great imperial walled city of Xi'anWe rose early to have our breakfast in the buffet at the Overlook Hotel, said goodbye to Jack Torrance and the rest of the staff, and headed out the door to get to the airport for our 9:50. Oops...scratch Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 20, 2013
- A full day in ChengduWe woke up at 6 and cracked the whip on the girls to make sure that we were downstairs for breakfast at 7 o'clock. Sandy was going to pick us up at 8 because he informed us that the Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 18, 2013
- Next time i come here i may never leave (Part 1)Its hard to believe that i have had two weeks here. It both feels like a lot longer and that it has gone in a flash. One thing is for sure thought, i love this city and will try my Posted by Johnny257 in Heading North | Aug 17, 2013
- Hanoi We have spent four busy, fascinating, days in Hanoi sightseeing and getting to know several local people. This vibrant but polluted city, is a mix of stately, yellow, French colonial houses in various states of repair, a few Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Aug 17, 2013
- Chengdu: It feels like the Chicago of ChinaAt this point, I think it's proper to give a tip of the hat to Larry and Qin Herzberg. Their "China Survival Guide" was full of "heads up" issues that the new traveler to China should be aware of. Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 17, 2013
- D' Angelo hotel (Tacloban)Hotel/Resort name: D'Angelo hotel
Booking Year: 2011, 2012
Price: from 750 PHP
Staff service: Very good
Standard rooms: Good and clean, noisy the one on the road side.
Hot sh Posted by Odd-Arne in Hotel and Resort Review | Aug 17, 2013
- Loboc River Resort (Bohol)Hotel/Resort name: Loboc River Resort
Booking Year: 2012
Price: from 3000 PHP
Staff service: Good
Standard rooms: Good and clean
Hot shower water: Yes
Lobo Posted by Odd-Arne in Hotel and Resort Review | Aug 17, 2013
- Captain's Log: Stardate 16-8-2013 SupplimentalOk, no pics on this one. We are waiting for our flight to Chengdu and it's late "due to air traffic congestion."
So, let's have a little fun on the "small game." A phony Q & A session. Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 16, 2013
- Xia Jian Guilin, Ni Hao NanningWe knew that there was a lot of excitement that had been generated over the last few days and the girls needed some rest. They both slept through most of the outdoor show, which was a shame, and so Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 12, 2013
- A day of wonderWe got started a little later than we had intended, so when Sandy showed up on time, we hadn't had breakfast. The buffet area is on the second floor of the atrium at Sheraton Guilin, so Sandy sug Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 10, 2013
- Some downtime...and entering the People's Republic of ChinaWhen we fell into bed Thursday night, after our excursion through Hong Kong, we decided to give the kids (and let's be honest, ourselves too!) some downtime in the morning. Our flight to Guilin was not until 4:10, and Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 10, 2013
- Hong Kong: Economic powerhouse in transitionWe awakened before the crack of dawn on Thursday to head early to Incheon International Airport for our trip to Hong Kong. Since we had an 8:10 departure time, and wanted to allow at least an hour to travel Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 9, 2013
- All Aboard the VodkatrainArrival in St. Petersburg was easier than I thought and included possibly the cheapest airport transfer I've ever had -- 78 rubles, or €1.78. (Previously, the cheapest was my home town, which is admittedly tiny.)
Because I hit a low on Posted by feeverte in Second Star to the Right | Aug 7, 2013
- A private DMZ TourSeveral weeks ago, I began a series of emails to set up a tour of the Demilitarized Zone just northwest of Seoul. A number of outfits offered this kind of tour but Bruce and I chose the USO because Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 7, 2013
- My Wolverine!So I was in this sleepy little town of Upper Assam after almost about a year. Dibrugarh is one place I really never look forward to go. But then I have too many near and dear ones from this little Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Aug 5, 2013
- My Wolverine!So I was in this sleepy little town of Upper Assam after almost about a year. Dibrugarh is one place I really never look forward to go. But then I have too many near and dear ones from this little Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | Aug 5, 2013
- Our France holiday 2013 welcoming!Welcome, I will be posting photo, videos and text everyday at the WiFi centre on site! I will see you all in 3 weeks time.Your heading here. Posted by cpurcell3033 in Our France holiday 2013 | Aug 2, 2013
- Best (and quirks) of the BritsThere were many things we were looking forward to in our few months in the UK, one was escaping the heat for a bit (especially with the pregnancy), but it seemed the heat followed us back to the UK, and Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jul 23, 2013
- Bike Problems in Austria and GermanyAs you know, when you are travelling there will always be something goes wrong and quite often that involves technology. Our problem involved a left turn indicator and a menu button that decided to go on strike in Slovakia. Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 15, 2013
- Day 3 (Part 2) A nightmare, but only in my sleep....A nightmare, but only in my sleep....a reality for too many.
It is now Tuesday evening around 5 pm and we have arrived in the village of Pursat, located in Pursat Province. Cambodia has 24 provinces in total.
We arrived from Phnom Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 14, 2013
- Back to KunmingGot my visa extension sorted in 1 day with the help from a lovely girl called Shin from the hostel. Then I boarded the night bus to Kunming. This bus was unpleasant. There seemed to always be a smell Posted by squeakylee in The Great Muppet Caper | Jun 23, 2013
- Vienna, AustriaInto Austria via a great route through Slovakia, suggested by the owner of the apartment we stayed in. With a further detour by ourselves around Bratislava, we crossed into Austria on a small ferry. Then on towards Vienna, our stop Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 12, 2013
- Bojnice, SlovakiaWe left Zakopane in Poland and quickly crossed the border into Slovakia. Our route was to take us through the Low Tatras to Bojnice . Avoiding the major routes we wound our way through forests that stretched as far Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 12, 2013
- Trutnov, Czech RepublicAt last, as we made our way through the Czech Republic, we started to find bends in the road. The landscape became increasingly hilly as we entered the Carpathian mountain range that stretches in a great arc into Poland, Slovakia, Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 4, 2013
- Soul Wide OpenThere comes a point in life when you are at crossroads and you wait for at least a minute or two and think which way you should go. Left or right. The left might be right or maybe wrong so Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | Jul 3, 2013