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  • New Yorkers in the house!What better way to ease back into thoughts of home and work but to have colleagues from New York join us? For a week I was lucky to have Joan Byron and Elena Conte from the Pratt Center here in Posted by BettinaNYC in Breaking Away in 2014 | Nov 8, 2014
  • What a difference a Bay makes==[center]The first recorded shot of World War I, the 'Gibraltar of the South', dozens of shipwrecks and entrance to the richest port in the world. All part of European history? Far from it! The other side of the world in Posted by DenOS.08 in In Search of the Researchable | Apr 14, 2014
  • Day 3 (Part 2) A nightmare, but only in my sleep....A nightmare, but only in my sleep....a reality for too many. It is now Tuesday evening around 5 pm and we have arrived in the village of Pursat, located in Pursat Province. Cambodia has 24 provinces in total. We arrived from Phnom Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 14, 2013
  • Getting Around the CityWhat’s the best way of getting around in a new city? Many people would say public transit. And that is very true. If you are only going to live in the city for a short period of time, there isn’t any Posted by AndyXia in Life in Nanjing, China | Jun 27, 2013
  • Skol’ka? or How Much is it?The main parts of the Silk Road ran through what is now Uzbekistan, and even today are the bazaars of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan full of Uzbek traders. Traditions are important in Central Asia, not only in trade, but in Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 25, 2013
  • Beijing Day 1 - NovotelI had been to Beijing twice before in the 1980s, and 1990s. In hindsight, it seems like I do this once-a-decade pilgrimage to Beijing without any prior intention. But this time I just tagged along, ok, more accurately I was Posted by FrancisQ in RamBLer WithOUT BorDers | Oct 26, 2012
  • Traffic in Beijing, getting a taxi, and riding the SubwayWalking on the street in Beijing is like the show "I shouldn't be alive. " Day 6... I nearly got crushed but a mega bus with 78 people on it going 60 mph on Jianguo rd!" A colleague of Posted by BHammer301 in Play now, work later | Sep 4, 2012
  • Ferry DirtyWe just travelled 3 hours on a ferry with first class tickets, seated like third class steerage. Our trip to Koh Phangan taught us that even in spite of light drizzles encountered on the way, the best seats Posted by marvandmel in "Let's go get it..." | Aug 7, 2012
  • Heaven & Hell==Halong Bay== [img= thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by nlpolyak in Welcome to Wherever You Are | Apr 2, 2012
  • Colombia ExpensesDue to Amy's impressive frugalness and my economic training we are keeping an accurate record of expenses. Overall Colombia was more expensive than we expected and we were a little discouraged at times about how fast our money was Posted by tltisme in A Longwinded Journey South | Feb 27, 2012
  • Medellin to San Agustin We joined a throng of well-dressed people (faded and pre-wrinkled designer jeans, sporty shoes, colorful tops, gelled hair, headphones, and stylish bags) leaving the metro station and entering t Posted by tltisme in A Longwinded Journey South | Feb 23, 2012
  • A little turbulenceYou saw us planning our trip. We've been at it for a while, and we ironed out the details as we went and were pretty much good to go a month ago. But then we made our biggest Posted by marvandmel in "Let's go get it..." | Nov 26, 2011
  • Definition for the Morning Commute: LumpingI moved down to South London a few months back, now living in Battersea. As part of my new life south of Thames, I no longer commute into work using the tube. I am now going "overground." [img= Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Oct 9, 2011
  • 城市探索_代步工具之一_摩托車在你的雙腿間, 夾著個低聲歎息又扭力十足的引擎還帶著兩個無法掌握的圓, 男人眷戀摩托車不是沒有原因的. 身為一個長在台灣的男子漢, 從小學會以摩托車代步是一件非常合情合理的事情. 第一台摩托車是高三的時候, 印象中還沒有駕照, 就偷了老爸的身分證去買了台速克達JOG50cc. 在這之前所有的代步就是公車與腳踏車, 移動半徑差不多也就離家三公里內, 也難怪我對於台北還比自己老家台中熟悉. 離開台灣後, 第一次再度讓左腳踏上排擋是在希臘的Milos Island. 頂著陽光與藍到發黑的天空, 對著無窮盡的 Posted by zeusroars in Not a Traveling Architect | Sep 7, 2011
  • Our karmic bank account just ran outWe had been traveling for nearly three months with not really any major glitches. Minor ones, of course, but no real major calamities. all hit us at once... Why do I say that? Well, it all started with Posted by globalmomma in Summer in Italy: Mangiare e Sognare | Jul 25, 2011
  • Goodbye China :(After 15 days in China, we visited 6 cities – Nanning, Kunming, Chengdu, Leshan, Emeishan, Jiuzhaigou. The first three being metropolitan developed cities, while the latter 3 being less developed but touristy spots. Leshan - famous for its huge rivers Posted by lesbotravels in lesbotravels | Jun 13, 2011
  • Goodbye Cambodia, Hello VietnamWe left Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon a couple days after my family went back to the States. I really liked Cambodia and wouldn’t mind living there for a bit. It was nice to be around so many other Posted by lesbotravels in lesbotravels | May 1, 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
  • One Way or Round Trip?“One way or round trip?” A seemingly simple question, considering I was only planning on taking the ferry into the city for the day before returning to Manly to meet up with my gracious host Alex. “Round trip.” Posted by dpteitel in On My Stoop | Feb 9, 2011
  • Taxi! Taxi!Writing about our taxi-cum-time machine in Mysore got us thinking about the numerous cars we’ve ridden in since our arrival. The first thing that always happens is that the driver pulls into the nearest gas station and demands payment so Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Jan 5, 2011
  • Up a tree and down a riverToday was a day of ups and downs. We’d wanted to hire a driver to take us from Bwindi, 60km to Queen Elizabeth National Park, via the area of the park where the tree climbing lions are for an Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Jan 4, 2011
  • Q. How do you fit eleven people in a Ford EscortThe Tanzania/Uganda border in the south is a small hut by the side of the dirt road with a very friendly man inside. I think it would have been possible to walk straight across because noone checked our passports Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Jan 4, 2011
  • What is Rule #4??You find our happy travelers back in Dar es Salaam for the night, checked into the YMCA having a beer in the garden with a tray of stew and rice and a beer on the table in front of them. Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Dec 24, 2010
  • Wherearewe?We had read about yet another eco-conscious set up on the remotest shore of the lake which was also a challenge to reach being completely inaccessible by roads because of the surrounding mountains, and the boats all finished about 4 Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Nov 29, 2010
  • Community on the wavesHoonnk Hoooooooooonnnnk. The Ilala is the old, Scottish, iron passenger ship that makes a weekly trip north and south, up and down the lake stopping to pick up passengers and cargo, service the islands and take people between Mozambique Posted by rachndave in Adventure Points | Nov 25, 2010
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