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  • 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
  • Udaipur tripThere have been numerous blogs on Udaipur & surrounding places. And most of it is on the internet now, so I wonder if I am going to tell anything new. However I will try to make my account as fresh Posted by Kabir in Trip to Udaipur | Jun 16, 2011
  • Crossing the separation wall into the westbank WHEN I entered Israel I was advised against visiting the Westbank by the Israeli customs, Since this advise was offered after the 4 hours of interogation my response to that advise was: 'I have no plans of going Posted by Thuligal in Thuli Khoza's adventures | May 17, 2011
  • Photoblog: Hilltop Prague - Vyšehrad CastleSo myself and Megan took a quick trip to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vyšehrad|Vyšehrad Castle]] last weekend. Relatively crowded already on what was the first sunny weekend of 2011, it promises to be jam packed for the whole summer with its expansive v Posted by BillLehane in Silly Billy | Mar 12, 2011
  • A Little European MusicAbout 20 years ago we took our 3 pre-teen boys to Dorothy Chandler, The Music Center, to hear Vivaldi’s “The 4 Seasons”. We went to the lecture before the concert where the conductor played music which had actually been recorded Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Mar 7, 2011
  • Boogie with a suitcase...Since my first visit to Paris in 2005, I have been waiting to do this... For those who don't see the "radio, video," boogie with your suitcases over to Youtube and watch it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch? Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 10-12)Preparations In 2008, we bought some land south of Bangkok in hopes of building a Chinese Courtyard House 四合院。 After much internet search and seeing a few examples in the area where we lived in Leshan District of Sichuan Province, we Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 15)Shaolin Temple near Luoyang Yesterday we walked down to the bus station area and made arrangements for a tour company to drop by our hotel to pick us up. We were to join a tour to visit Shao Lin Temple. Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 18)==Kaifeng== The trip through Zhengzhou was uneventful except we had to change buses in a weird residential area. The second bus then took us on to the bus station where we again had to change buses to get to the Kaifeng Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 19)==Qingmingshanhetu Park== We arrived to the park area at around 0800. We were not sure when it opened and had been told to get there early. We found the ticket booths opened at 0830 and the actual theme parked opened Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 24)==Pingyao== Caught the train right on schedule as Sophia bits us goodbye. Linfen was a great adventure with really good examples of Chinese courtyard houses we were seeking. Told Sophia I would see her at Southwest Jiaotong University in a Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 25)Pingyao is as good as advertised. The houses are beautiful, the people friendly and the shopping great. Our second day started with a quick breakfast and then more exploration of courtyard houses. So many, it is easy to get confused Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 26)==Taiyuan == During our exploration of Pingyao, we walked outside the walled city and had a decent dinner at a small restaurant. Found out there were buses going to Taiyuan just about every hour on the hour. We walked Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 27)==Yuci Ancient Town== Prior to making this trip, I had compiled a list of possible sites to visit along the way. One of these places was the ancient town of Yuci located about an hour from Taiyuan. I could Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • Courtyard Dream House Adventure (July 28 - 29)==YingXian County== Welcome to the YingXian Muta or Wooden Pagoda. The pagoda is in the Fogong or Buddha Palace Temple. It was build in 1056 and is considered to be one of the oldest (if not the oldest) standing wooden Posted by inchinahil in From Emei Mountain | Feb 12, 2011
  • One man (a host of Angels) and his chiselToday a bus driver probably saved us from a lynching. On the early bus between Gondar and Lalibela we were woken by the bus going up slightly on two wheels and veering off toward the edge of the road Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Feb 10, 2011
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