Blog Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'tourist_sites'
- Efes (Ephesus)We took the bus from Bergama to Efes, as it is called here, and stayed in nearby Selcuk, a medium sized city, not without it's charms. Now that we were getting to southern Turkey, it had a much more Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 5, 2013
- BergamaWe arrived here, at the Odyssey Guesthouse in Bergama, in a downpour which continued for most of the day. We did laundry, and more or less hung out, reading the copy of the Odyssey that was in every room. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 1, 2013
- The Scotsman Trying to Get Home (so he says...)I was walking up Park Lane today, heading to get a Martini at the Grosvenor House Hotel, an attempt to try and shake off the emotion of Harrod's when the Scotsman stopped me.
Now, I should probably explain what the "emotion Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Sep 29, 2012
- Santoriniiiii <3Hellllllloooo <3
So I'll pick up where I left off...
After the 7 hour ferry to Santorini, we got in at around 10pm... everyone seemed so confident in getting into cars and we didn't see any taxis.. I saw a bus Posted by mcsteener in Overseas Part II with Andrew! | Sep 24, 2012
- "Keeping abreast of Events"Well Folks
Sure as hell been awhile since I last wrote, despite all those promises to keep everyone updated everyday, the Internet is a slow and fickle beast here, particularly in Central Vietnam, Hoi An especially.
To say I have had a Posted by Raedor in Saigon to ~~~ ???? | Mar 29, 2007
- In BloomI've almost been in the UK for four years now. For the first couple of years, when we hit March, I would start to get itchy eyes and start sneezing. There would be a period of about 3 Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | May 26, 2012
- Roll Up! Roll Up! The Rolling Bridge at Paddington BasinImagine, if you will, you are walking along and ahead of there is a rather unassuming foot bridge. You might see a boat coming along, and think to yourself, "there is no way that boat shall pass under that Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Mar 16, 2012
- The City is Eternal, but the Snow is Just TemporaryUsually if a flight pulls away from a gate at anything other than the appointed time, its because you are running late. My flight down to Rome was one of those rare occasions where a plane pulled away early. Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Feb 13, 2012
- Canyons of Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilI have never gone to the Grand Canyon in the United States, as I always felt there are so many, almost, undiscovered places in the world who are not yet over run by tourists. One day I will go to Posted by erodrigo in Garfield around the world | Feb 2, 2012
- Great Guana CayWe topped off fuel on Saturday, using 10-gal. The fuel dock was a good hike from our boat so Carol and I schlepped the two jerry cans there and got them filled. The man who filled the cans got a Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jan 30, 2012
- Warderick Wells CayWe called the park on Saturday and asked to be put on the waiting list for a mooring ball; the park does not accept reservations. Carol called at 0915 on Sunday to see where we were on the list and Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jan 25, 2012
- Angkor WatSiem Reap, home to Angkor Wat, is a boom town with new hotels springing up overnight, though one wonders if they will ever fill up all the rooms despite the two million farangs who come here each year. We Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 22, 2012
- Highbourne CayOn Tuesday, after much anxious thought, I decided that our weather options were not working. We are at the extreme fringe of the XMWeather satellite coverage: the wifi antenna needs a fairly tight radius to work; there is Chris Parker Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jan 21, 2012
- Still in NassauHaving looked at the weather forecasts, several days of 20~25 knot winds we elected to stay here. Well, we're still waiting for the high winds; today we cannot even ruffle the flag. But the weather forecast will be right eventually, Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jan 16, 2012
- A cidade das sete colinas capturou meu coração.Saying that landing a job with US Airways is a blessing can not be any more of an understatement. I'm failing miserably at this blogging shindig because I have been so fortunate to visit so many amazing places and haven't Posted by Courtster in Courtney: A Foreigner to the World | Jan 4, 2012
- New Year's in NYCNew Year’s in NYC 2012
Although I would rather swallow red ants than go to Times Square on New Year’s Eve, I did go traipsing about Manhattan on January 30, 2011. The day was mild Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Jan 1, 2012
- Licked by a cow in Varanasi- INDIA
........... I woke up in the early hours of the morning to join the pilgrims in Varanasi as they made their way to the river Gangis. As I step outside the air is crisp and fresh, its still Posted by Thuligal in Thuli Khoza's adventures | Dec 27, 2011
- The Land of Goat's Milk and Honey As November came to an end, I looked at my remaining vacation balanced and realized that I had almost as many vacation days left for 2011 as there were working days left. Booking off the time between Christmas and Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Dec 18, 2011
- And Look, He Has No PantsToday I had an inspection scheduled at a large construction site where the earthquake damaged a 5 story parking garage. Now the damage is minimal but we had to inspect nevertheless. The insurance company had hired an engineer to inspect Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Sep 28, 2011
- Avignon, FranceAvignon
Avignon is a good base for side trips to smaller towns in Provence. From here I took a day trip to St. Remy, Les Baux, Uzes, Villeneuve-Lez-Avignon. I had planned to visit Nimes but was blocked from seeing Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Sep 22, 2011
- - Krems, Stein and TullnThree towns in Lower Austria, all nearby. Actually they are the "gate" to Wachau Valley, which lays between Krems to Melk. I did this Krems-Melk way by ship, going with Danube, but it also possible to make Posted by vanessa in Wien aka Vienna | Aug 15, 2010
- OLIVES: New York City Restaurant Week Living as I do a train ride away from Manhattan I need no excuse to come into the city. But three or four times a year, the restaurants lure me in with Restaurant Week Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Jul 17, 2011
- Crazy Horse & Mt. Rushmore8 years ago we came thru this area on our way to Mt. Rushmore passing the Crazy Horse sculpture. We didn’t stop because we did not want to spend too much extra money but did take photos from the r Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jul 13, 2011
- Beijing March 20-22March 20
We got up early today to go see some sites but mostly shopping. I remembered a place near the Temple of Heaven that was fantastic the last time Sunee and I visited China. I did not know Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Jul 4, 2011
- Emei Mountain Area April 4-8We got a Hanting Express Hotel just down the road from the Hangzhou airport for convenience. The hotel was in an industrial area and there was absolutely nothing to do or see. We found a small restaurant two blocks Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Jul 1, 2011