Blog Entries tagged 'people'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'people'
- 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
- 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 HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Jul 3, 2013
- Into the Czech Republic and the Carpathian MountainsDon't you think the Euro is really useful ? You can travel vast areas of Europe and know that the unleaded petrol in Holland is expensive, compared with Germany. You know instantly that the coffee and cakes you bought in Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 3, 2013
- Carl Hans Lody and Immo HopmanI doubt if anyone has heard of these two people,but their story is nonetheless remarkable and worth telling.
While wandering around Lubeck I came across this plaque on the city wall:
Carl Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 1, 2013
- Thaton to Chiang RaiOn the return trip to Tathon, we happened to be accompanied by a Russian, Jewish couple who emigrated to Australia some 18 years ago. This was their first real trip abroad, after being encouraged to hit the road Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jun 26, 2013
- Day 4/5: South Africa, What's Happenin'I am here, and I am exhausted, but today has been a great day. My flight from Johannesburg to Durban was uneventful, besides almost missing my flight due to insane lineups, and having to pay a lot of extra money Posted by haclabAlysse in See Alysse Travel | Jun 26, 2013
- Who Am I?It has been a month since I arrived in Nanjing. During this one month, one of the most common questions I get from people is, “So, exactly where are you from?”
Let me first offer a brief self-introduction. I was born Posted by AndyXia in Life in Nanjing, China | Jun 26, 2013
- Lubeck Initially we were disappointed with Lubeck. We arrived mid afternoon and took a walk into the old city,perhaps expecting it to be like Bruges. Instead we found a modern shopping centre complete with modern shoppers not unlike Northumberland Street on Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jun 23, 2013
- To Lubeck and the Baltic==Reflections on Bruges==
A boring rainy 280 mile motorway journey for an overnight stay near Osnabruck on the way to Lubeck. At least it gave April and I some time to reflect on why we had enjoyed Bruges.
April and I both Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jun 21, 2013
- Culture ShockI have passed my 6-month-milestone in my life in China now, and want to reflect on my own progress in adapting to life here as well as other foreigners who have lived here longer than I have.
The process of Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jun 18, 2013