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Jonesborough Tennessee

We drove to jonesborough, Tennessee on October 19. As usual Lynn did all the driving. We traveled on interstate 81 most of the way. Scenery was nice but lots of cars and trucks We had a reservation at Franklin House BNB where we spent the night. The item got is tickets for “A Spot on […]

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3 Crosses in Bolar, Virginia. View du Jour, June 28, 2018

We were near the end of our visit to Highland County, VA having spent a week in the Wilson House not too far from Monterey, Virginia. A friend mentioned an abandoned swimming pool in Bolar, Virginia. Riding back to our place from Monterey we decided to take a ride along Rt. 220 not sure where […]

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Trip to Barcelona 2016

Early this past summer Iceland Air had a sale on flights to select cities. There were some good deals for travel in the Fall. We had only three days to decide since I had heard about the sale at the end its time period of availability. We picked out some dates and I wrote to Oliver and […]

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Trip to Valencia 2016

In October 2016 we visited Barcelona, Spain. Oliver, Karl and Eun-Ha joined us for a few days there. On the day they left, October 28 we took a  train to Valencia and spent 3 nights there. Valencia is a beautiful city. It has a  large green space created from a riverbed. That space is filled with trails, […]

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Eating in Bergen, Norway – May 2015

A three night stop in Bergen, Norway was part of our trip to Norway, England, Wales, and Iceland from April 28 – May 28. While there we stayed at Augustin Hotel. Augustin is a nice hotel with very nice art in the rooms and the hallways and public facilities. Coffee and tea is available each […]

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March Trip South

Starting March 9 and returning March 24 we took a trip from our home in Fredericksburg, Va to Savannah, GA (March 9-11) – stayed at a duplex using AirBnB. Nice place, away from tourist area but within walking distance of all attractions. Ate two dinners at Local 11 Ten. The first night Lynn had scallops […]

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Using GIS from the Chronicle of Higher Education

Two articles about using GIS from the Chronicle of Higher Education Using the WorldMap Platform – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education – “Since my demands for GIS are relatively limited, and I neither want to assume I’ll always have access to school licensing for ArcGIS, or want to payout for expensive software, I […]

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Ethical Dining Out

Here is a report and rating of  places, national chains,  some might think of to eat out. The rating is based on how employees are treated. ROC National Diners’ Guide 2012 | Restaurant Opportunities Centers United– “WE ALL ENJOY EATING OUT.Unfortunately, the workers who cook, prepare, and serve our food suffer from poverty wages, no […]

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Links for Isla Mujeres

We took a family trip in January 2012 to isla Mujeres, Mexico. Here are some links I gathered beforehand. Frommer’s Search Results – Frommer’s forms re Isla Mujeres travel islamujeresfrommers cancunmap.com- Maps and travel guides.Your information source to Cancun,Cozumel,Isla Mujeres & Riviera Maya – place to order maps islamujeresmexicomaptravel ISLA MUJERES AIRPORT TRANSFERS | Cancun […]

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Flight and Hotel Search

Flight and hotel search Hipmunk: Better Flight and Hotel Search – Recommended by Netted. Visual visual airfare flights hotel search travel

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