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Netted’s guide to summer vacation

I just started using Netted and they recently posted their guide to summer vacations. it has several useful resources. Netted’s Guide to Summer Vacation nice collection of sites for travel (tags: travel apps vacation holiday guide)

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An Agglomeration of links for 2011-03-11

Links to ways to spend your money while traveling, a couple of links to the announcement of the 2011 Turing award, and a related link to a site about NP completeness Is There a Right Way to Spend Money When Traveling? – Practical Traveler – NYTimes.com Repeatedly confounded by these questions, my wife, Joan, and […]

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Travel links for Yucatan

Cancun Rent a Car | Cancun Car Rental | Cancun Airport Rent A Car | Cancun Airport Car Rental (tags: car mexico rental) Rent our Cozumel Villas, Vacation Homes, and Cozumel Condos cozumel tips (tags: travel cozumel mexico) Getting from Cancun to Cozumel – FlyerTalk Forums bus recommended (tags: travel cancun cozumel) Cozumel Insider – […]

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Cool Tool – Pocket ScrewDriver

Pocket Screwdrivers – Lee Valley Tools Looks like this would be a good gift to a traveler like Oliver and a handy guy like Karl (tags: gift tools pocket)

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Virginia Creeper Trail information

We are planning on trying the Virginia Creeper Trail this summer. Here are some links about it. Looks like fun! Virginia Creeper Trail Information (tags: virginiacreepertrail bicycle) Virginia Creeper Trail Guide – Virginia’s Premiere Mountain Biking Experience (tags: virginiacreepertrail bicycle) Guide To The Virginia Creeper Trail-Bike Rentals & Shuttle Service (tags: virginiacreepertrail bicycle)

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Augusta Heritage Center

We’ve visited the Augusta Heritage Festival held at Davis and Elkins College, Elkins WV, at least once, and we’ve heard a good deal about it from some of the musicians in Fredericksburg. Lynn’ alma mater is D&E and so its been appealing to think about going to the festival for a week. Augusta Heritage Center […]

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parking at National (DCA)

We used this link to the live parking situation at Washington National Airport (DCA) when we were taking our trip to New Orleans last week. It was very helpful in deciding whether we would use the public lots or use a private service such as Airport Parking Reservations. That service was helpful when we traveled […]

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Tracking Flights

Here are a few links to sites you can use to track flights. Using these you can check on departure and arrival times, road traffic at airports, and where the flight is in the air. FlyteComm: The Most Accurate Free Flight Tracking and Tracker Tool in the industry! Welcome to our web & mobile flight […]

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Selecting a Dive Mask

We went to Jamaica for a Christmas holiday with our sons. One of the items to buy beforehand was a dive mask and snorkel tube so we could use our own equipment when we went snorkeling. The Web has plenty of good tips on what to look for. Here are a couple that were helpful. […]

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Tulum Mexico and A really neat Ajax application links for 2009-08-14

Tulum, Mexico, off the beaten track destination on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, near Cancun, Mayan Riveria, Cabana Copal, near Mayan ruins, huts on beach, Playa del Carmen, empty Mexican beach, remote location — ROAD & TRAVEL Magazine (tags: christmas mexico) TerpNav Pedestrian Mapping System pedestrian map of UMD campus (tags: map umd campus pedestrian)