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  • The High Tatra MountainsThe reason we were heading for Zakopane was quite simple. Some years ago, April and I were riding through Switzerland when we met a man from Brazil, in a cable car - I hasten to add we were not riding Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 5, 2013
  • Jesenik, Czech RepublicWe left Trutnov and headed for Jesenik in another ski area. This was an overnight stay on our way to Zakopane in Poland, where we intended to stay for a few days. The towns and the roads in the Czezh Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 5, 2013
  • ColditzWe travelled South from Binz through the former East Germany to an overnight stop near Frankfurt an der Oder. Next day,after an early start we arrived at our accommodation near Dresden during the morning with a view to visiting Colditz Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 1, 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
  • BrugesI don't know why we've not been to Bruges before. It has everything..9 million types of beer,6 million varieties of chocolate and 3 million restaurants ! Heaven. It's also a very pretty city. Compact, with cobbled streets and a large Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jun 20, 2013
  • 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
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