Blog Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
- Land of LincolnWe started our day off at 9am leaving Romeoville heading towards Joliet (otherwise known as Juliet). We spent the majority of the day driving through small Illinois towns on the mother road. In Wilmington, Il we made a stop Posted by klemmes in Getting our Kicks on Route 66 | Jun 22, 2010
- Days 12 & 13 - MpalungaEnjoyed the Kiwis showing just how competitive Australasian teams can be when the coach and the players get it right. Again a real shamozzle getting out of the ground at Nelspruit but finally arrived at our very nice lodgings for Posted by grobarry in Robert and Garry at the World Cup | Jun 23, 2010
- 1st Stop- SingaporeArrived in Singapore at 7.30pm to walking a majority of the terminal which took about 15mins desperatly trying to locate where the hell you pick up your bags!
I asked at least 3 workers and they each sent me Posted by shelley.p in Shelley's Adventures | Jun 22, 2010
- June 21, 2010When I think of Boston, I think of Cheers and beer, and Matt Damon. I think about the movie Goodwill Hunting. Minnie Driver. I think about tea.
Since the Los Angeles Lakers celebrated with their parade Posted by mbizzy in Live Free or Die | Jun 21, 2010
- Alan Turing’s Birthplace in Maida ValeA lot of people have lived in London over the years. In fact, in the 1800s and early 1900s, London was the largest city on the planet. Of course, some of those people were bound to be famous.
To Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Jun 22, 2010
- Day FourOur first stop of the day was the Natural History Museum, which is just a few short blocks from our apartment. The Natural History Museum first opened in 1881 and now holds 70 million different specimen. While we were there Posted by KelsC in London 2010 | Jun 21, 2010
- Sight Seeing! Posted by douguhlman in Three Months in the Middle Kingdom! | Jun 21, 2010
- Kyoto in the Fall: Part Two- - -
Just two train stops south-east of Kyoto Station at Inari Station, the Fushimi-Inari Shrine was just minutes from our hotel
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- A day in OsakaThis morning Yoko's friend Yuki and her daughter Sanae (Mrs Mandolin and Ballerina to Plane Boy's folks) drove Yoko and us to the station for the multi-stage train to Osaka. First stop in the city was the giant Osaka Posted by NarLin in The Nerds at Number Ten... in Japan | Jun 20, 2010
- Frustration!!!Have I mentioned that I hate (yes hate!) the touch screen on my iPhone. I just wrote for 20 minutes on this blog and when i scrolled up to change something I lost everything. It's 6:24 am and I'm not Posted by Dee Eva in Dee's Blog | Jun 19, 2010
- Day ThreeThis morning we were picked up by a coach and drove all around London. We had a lovely older lady commenting on all the famous spots in London. We saw everything from Parliament to the City and the Globe. It Posted by KelsC in London 2010 | Jun 19, 2010
- Chalon sur Saone FranceIt was raining when we got up, but we only have one day here so off we went to tour the old part of Chalon. It is beautiful with typical narrow, cobblestoned streets and beautiful old stone buildings. We were Posted by Dee Eva in Dee's Blog | Jun 19, 2010
- Deer, deer everywhereRie very kindly accompanied us back to Tokyo by coach, then we met Kiyo for dinner and a proper farewell before boarding the overnight double-decker coach to Nara. We arrived early but Hiroko's mum Yoko was already there to Posted by NarLin in The Nerds at Number Ten... in Japan | Jun 19, 2010
- Day 8Back on the coach to again travel back through Jo'burg, past Soccer City Stadium and on to Soweto. Drove through the streets of Soweto and experienced the contrasts of the squatter settlements and shaties (which still exist without power and Posted by grobarry in Robert and Garry at the World Cup | Jun 18, 2010
- Days 6 and 7Flew back to Jo'burg from Victoria Falls. There was a problem with a burst water main (apparently) so we were not able to book into the "very classy" hotel in Pretoria that had been booked for us and finished Posted by grobarry in Robert and Garry at the World Cup | Jun 18, 2010
- Sashimi, sauna and samuraiWhere to begin? We've had such a busy few days we haven't even had time to blog.
On Wednesday morning the four of us (Rie's mum, brother Koichi and us) set off for Nikko, a mountain resort town a few Posted by NarLin in The Nerds at Number Ten... in Japan | Jun 17, 2010
- Hiking Exit GlacierDay 10
We'd planned to hike Exit Glacier today out to the Harding Ice Field, a strenuous 3.7 mile hike. Unfortunately it started raining last night so hiking was not a great option then at Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jun 17, 2010
- ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’The Victoria Falls one of the world’s seven greatest natural wonders was discovered by Dr David Livingstone. He named it after Queen Victoria as a tribute to the 19th century English monarch. Dr Livingstone, a Scottish missionary doctor and renown Posted by usroyal in Ke Nako. Celebrate Africa's Humanity | Jun 17, 2010
- BaganWe took a long car ride to the airport, and then a short, cheap flight to get here, saving us many hours on the bus. In this most famous of Burma's ancient sites, we were met by Yu Yu's Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jun 14, 2010
- Horseriding in the hills above CuscoDay 7 in Cusco - 15th May
Today was the first of our excursions around Cusco, a horse-riding trek around the mountains and a visit to a number of famous Inca ruins, including the religious Posted by JoannaLucy in Jo's South American adventure | May 16, 2010
- A day to view historyI never thought that in a million years I could ever feel as overwhelmed with amazing historical information then as I did today! We started off the day by taking a little side exploration by walking down a few blocks Posted by NomadYS in Summer 2010 | May 22, 2010
- ToledoThere are a couple of towns to go to from Madrid. I have written previously about Alcalá de Henares and Aranjuez, but maybe the most travelled to town is Toledo, and with reason. The former capital of Spain is known Posted by Herr Bert in A Dutchman in Madrid | May 22, 2010
- Siem Reap and the Temples of Ankor7th May
We had arranged a nice hotel cheeep at $26 a night on wotif.com. One of the great benefits of travelling in the off season! Once again, none of the signs held up at the airport had our names on, Posted by shananmark in South East Asia, from Corner to Corner | May 19, 2010
- Arequipa Astounds As our taxi sped through the narrow cobbled streets of Arequipa, I immediately felt a surge of excitement as I witnessed a new and exotic side of Peru. The dozens of bustling cafes and nightclubs which lined the historic Posted by Jennylynn in Jennifer's Journeys | May 19, 2010
- Paris in 30 hours.....The short answer is emphatically.....YES.
Rarely in life do things that are constantly "over-romanticized" ever really live up to expectations. With all of the pop culture references to Paris, I assumed that the sight seeing would be good and I Posted by ractor in Ractor's European Adventure | May 19, 2010