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AndyLADC

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  • Full Name: Andrew ( 67 / Male )
  • Lives In: Springfield, Virginia, USA
  • Citizenship: USA
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Library Information Systems
  • About AndyLADC:

    I'm from originally Los Angeles, but have lived for a long time in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Both my wife and I enjoy our travels together.

    I was a member of the TravBuddy travel blogging site from 2007 until its closure in 2018. I did much traveling with the Los Angeles Geographical Society from 1961 to 1977.

  • Hobbies:

    Travel (without saying!), Photography, Local history, Historic sites and Museums, music (classical, opera, musical theatre), trying local foods.

  • Favourite places:

    "The famous places to visit are so many, Or so the guidebooks say."--Chip (On the Town)

Latest Blog Entries

Travel Blogs AndyLADC runs

  • British Isles Cruise - Circumnavigating Britian
  • Travel Back In The Day - Vintage Travels
  • The Smithsonian Folklife Festival - World Cultures Come to Washington, DC
  • El Camino Real - Travels Through the Missions and Ranchos of Old California
  • Around the Chesapeake - Travels in the DelMarVa
  • Japan in the Spring, 2005 - Travels with the McLean Youth Orchestra
  • Niagara Falls 2005 - Niagara Falls, Canadian Style
  • Africa 1968 - On Safari With the Los Angeles Geographical Society
  • South America 1969 - Across the Altiplano
  • Europe 1970 - A Grand Tour
  • Iran-India 1971 - Travels in South Asia
  • British Isles and Scandinavia 1972 - Stonehenge to the Hurtigruten
  • Eastern Europe 1975 - Traveling with the Los Angeles Geographical Society behind the Iron Curtain.
  • California's Wonderful One - Travels from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
  • Southeastern Soujourns - Travels in the Southeatern United States
  • Western Caribbean Cruise 2006 - In August 2006 we cruised to Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize, and Puerto Costa Maya. It was a great trip with a mix of activities ranging from new experiences, like a stingray encounter, to historical sites visits, including two Mayan ruins, to exploring a Mexican coastal village and time for relaxation at sea. It was our first family cruise and a great family vacation.
  • Eastern Europe 1975 - Traveling with the Los Angeles Geographical Society to Finland and behind the then-existing Iron Curtain. A vintage travel blog.
  • Montreal and Quebec 1984 - Montreal and Quebec: Finding charm and Old World ambiance in abundance in two cities
  • Virginia Vignettes - Travels Around The Old Dominion
  • To Look For America - Travels through the years around the United States
  • Eastern Caribbean Cruise 2008 - In June 2008 we cruised aboard Carnival Miracle from New York to San Juan, St. Thomas, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda. Great port itinerary, with historical sites, natural features, a fiesta, and a cross section of Caribbean cultures to experience.
  • On the Trail to Fort Worth - Travel to surprising Fort Worth, in the Lone Star State
  • Bermuda 2010 - A seven day cruise to Bermuda from New York. We spent three days in Bermuda exploring its islands from St. George to Hamilton to the Dockyard and leaning about its history and peoples.
  • Central Europe 2011 - A trip through Bavaria and Prague, Budapest, Vienna and more of the Imperial Cities of old Austria-Hungary.
  • Savannah Sojourn 2012 - A week in Savannah, exploring the historic squares and surrounding areas.
  • Omaha Road Trip - A road trip to Omaha, Nebraska, along Interstate I-76 and I-80 and across the Mississippi and the Missouri Rivers.
  • Spain 2013 - A trip through the southern tier of Spain, visiting Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada, Valencia, and Barcelona.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Unusual South America, 1976 - Travel with the Los Angeles Geographical Society to less visited Pre-Columbian and indigenous sites in South America. A vintage travel blog.
  • Curaçao, Aruba and Grand Turk 2017 - Southern Caribbean Cruise aboard Carnival Sunshine.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Spain 2013 - A trip through the southern tier of Spain, visiting Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada, Valencia, and Barcelona.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Benelux 2014 - Travels through The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium in fall 2014.
  • Daytripping around Virginia - We always seem to be out and about taking a daytrip or on the go here or there. In this blog I'll introduce you to the many varied regions, locales, and sites to see around Virginia. From Winchester to Williamsburg, get ready for our ramblings around The Old Dominion State! There's always something new added here! Check the most recent entry!
  • Daytripping around Virginia - We always seem to be out and about taking a daytrip or on the go here or there. In this blog I'll introduce you to the many varied regions, locales, and sites to see around Virginia. From Winchester to Williamsburg, get ready for our ramblings around The Old Dominion State! There's always something new added here! Check the most recent entry!
  • New York Minutes - Vignettes of various visits to New York City, the "Big Apple"
  • Pennsylvania Peregrinations - Travels in history-rich Pennsylvania, "The Keystone State".
  • Inside Washington, DC - I live and work in the Washington, DC, metro area. I'll use this blog to introduce you to the many neighborhoods and sights in the District of Columbia. We'll visit some little-known spots around Washington and see the famous ones, too! So, come on along as we explore The District. I'll be continually adding more to it, check back!

Trips

Trip Stats

British Isles Cruise (15905 kms)

13 Mar 2017 - 17 Aug 2017

Visiting: USA, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Ireland, Northern Ireland and France.

Southern Caribbean Cruise (7067 kms)

23 Mar 2017 - 04 Apr 2017

Visiting: USA, Bahamas, Curaçao, Aruba and Turks and Caicos Islands.

Epcot International Food Festival (2495 kms)

01 Nov 2016 - 05 Nov 2016

Visiting: USA.

Travel Help

USA

I can advise on travel to Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Southern California, Virginia, and Washington, DC, as well as Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

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