Blog Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
- The Lappeenranta experienceOn Monday the 9th August Prof Korpela came to pick us up and took us to the Kuopio station. There we met another Mikko (younger) who was also going to attend the summer school, but on a different course( Robotic Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Aug 14, 2010
- The Great Outdoors of VancouverWhen I first made the reservations for this trip a few months ago, I had one mission: to spend as much time in the great Canadian outdoors as possible. With the beach, the mountains, beautiful gardens and coastal islands all Posted by rachwells in Wander Sphere | Aug 13, 2010
- We have arrived!It was a long haul, but we landed on time in New Delhi late Thursday night, passed through immigration without any problems, met our driver at the door, and were wisked off to our Bed and breakfast arriving around 1:00 Posted by SteveJenn in How Do You Say Thiruvanathapuram? | Aug 13, 2010
- Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre i Posted by domokun in Our travels recorded: | Aug 13, 2010
- La Tour Eiffel
From the Palais de Chaillot I walked to La Tour Eiffel or nicknamed in French La dame de fer which translates to "the iron woman". When I think of Paris, I immediately think of La Tour Eiffel... Posted by domokun in Our travels recorded: | Aug 13, 2010
- Day 4 Paris, Mardi 10 Août 2010 - Musée Rodin We got up this morning at 7:15 am, got ourselves organized and went downstairs to have breakfast before heading back to the Varenne Metro station to actually see the Musee Rodin. Breakfast at our hotel was complimentary and comprised Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 13, 2010
- Palais de Chaillot
After Napoleon's empire fell, his plans for a palace for his sons on Chail Posted by domokun in Our travels recorded: | Aug 13, 2010
- Day 3 in Paris, Lundi, Août 9, 2010 - MontmartreAfter seeing the Moulin Rouge we started to head towards the Sacre Coeur but before getting there we soaked up all that Montmarte had to offer.
We saw some whimsical works a art. One of a man coming out of Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 13, 2010
- Day 3 in Paris, Lundi, Août 9, 2010 - Sacre CoeurThe Sacre Coeur was very beautiful. High up in Montmarte above everything. Crowds of people we in the church, on the stairs and milling around. We went in and many were lighting candles. It was quite Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 13, 2010
- Rainforest, Cape Tribulation & Friday Night in CairnsHiya!
It’s been very difficult getting internet access the last few days hence you’ll notice that a lot of our recent posts are only being put up now. Broadband and wifi in Australia (apart from Sydney) is miles behind the UK. Posted by cooneys in Simon & Michelle's Australia Trip | Aug 13, 2010
- Palm CoveSouth Mission Beach to Palm Cove
The 3 hour car journey gave me more time to get used to the car – it’s strange not changing gears up or down when you approach a junction and that there is no clutch Posted by cooneys in Simon & Michelle's Australia Trip | Aug 13, 2010
- South Mission BeachHi folks - Simon here!
After our lovely stay on tiny Hamilton Island we flew to Cairns. There was a slight delay on our flight and when we arrived at Cairns airport it would mean that we’d have to hang around Posted by cooneys in Simon & Michelle's Australia Trip | Aug 13, 2010
- Airlie Beach
The Virgin Blue flight took us up the Queensland coast and we could see miles upon miles of beaches enroute to Proserpine airport, the gateway to the Whitsundays. Proserpine airport does things a bit differently – most of the waiting Posted by cooneys in Simon & Michelle's Australia Trip | Aug 13, 2010
- Arc de Triomphe
We were so jet lagged the moment we arrived in Paris and took a nap straight away. When we woke up, we were groggy and noticed that it was considerably late. Oops - - We walked out of our hotel Posted by domokun in Our travels recorded: | Aug 12, 2010
- Kolkata - The whole india on one streetCalcutta, or now Kolkata, will always be special after Dr. Bombay...
This is really a city with many faces, and just by walking a long one street you can find everything people sleeping, eating, cooking, begging, getting a hair cut Posted by henrikper in One year in India | Aug 12, 2010
- Tap Dancing on Granville IslandIt was a rainy, slightly chilly afternoon in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, August 7, but one group of enthusiastic young kids warmed the hearts of visitors to the Granville Island Public Market with their tap dance routine to the R&B/pop Posted by rachwells in Wander Sphere | Aug 11, 2010
- A day at the beachWe got to spend a day at the beach yesterday. The water was perfect. We spent 4 1/2 hours in it!!!
My brother and I like to go to the beach pretty much only because of the waves. We have Posted by serj n syn in on the 7th year they rested | Aug 11, 2010
- Day 3 in Paris, Lundi, Août 9, 2010 - Moulin RougeWe got off the Metro in Montmartre for the purpose of going to Princesse Tam Tam since the Cadolle store was closed.
When we got off the train station we took the lift but got off much too soon. Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 10, 2010
- Don't Look Down! View from the Suspension BridgeThis is one of my favorite pictures from my entire time in Vancouver:
The Capilano Suspension Bridge
Keep one hand firmly on the side of the bridge and keep your footing steady Posted by rachwells in Wander Sphere | Aug 10, 2010
- Rabid dogs and touristsHello everyone,
We´re now in San Pedro de Atacama in (predictably) the middle of the Atacama desert. We arrived here this morning after an eleven hour bus journey through the night. Fortunately, it wasn´t as bad as I had anticipated in Posted by Patriciah6 in Patricia in South America | Aug 9, 2010
- Day 3 in Paris, Lundi, Août 9, 2010 - Cityrama Tour Got up at 7:15 am. Still tired as I didn't have the best sleep last night. I was restless and my right ankle was quite sore. Had to stretch out my quads a lot and that helped. Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 9, 2010
- Day 1 Paris, Samedi 7 Août 2010 - Illuminations of ParisOn Saturday evening, August 7 I did my bits of shopping along Rue de Rivoli (I can't help but remember it by thinking Ravioli. Somehow I think that might be just a bit disrespectful.) and then it was time Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 9, 2010
- a walking tour of EdinburghI’ve been in Edinburgh for a few weeks, now, working long hours, and one of the highlights of my stay has been, strangely, my walk to work.
I’m staying in Marchmont, which is something of a student ghetto. It’s all terraces Posted by kithica in A Nomad at Heart | Aug 9, 2010
- Day 2, Dimanche, 8 Août, 2010 - Musée Dorsay and L'OrangerieHad a wonderful and restful sleep. I woke up and forgot where I was. I know, how could one possibly forget they were in Paris. It was actually just seconds, and I am still feeling a lot Posted by Sydney324 in Vive La France | Aug 8, 2010
- 1st walk thru KuopioBennett took some time to take us thru the walking passages of the student life that he has learnt over this past 3/4 months. He is good! I am glad for all those years of chatting with him like he Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Aug 8, 2010