Entries Categorized as 'day trips'

well I’m gonna drive 100,000 miles…again

February 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Some time has passed since my post on my car on hitting 100,000 and 111,111 miles. Since then, in November 2009, I got a “new” car in that had about 90,000 miles.  Well, I recently hit 100,000 in the new car, my 2000 Volvo S40. 99,999 miles! 100,000 miles!

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111,111 miles

April 12th, 2009 · No Comments

As a follow up to my past post on hitting 100,000 miles, this past week I hit 111,111 miles on my car. This picture is also the picture of the day on my Project 365 site. Woooo!  Still waiting to hit 124,274 miles.  We’ll see if my baby holds out that long.  At this pace, […]

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new project – places I’ve been

April 4th, 2009 · No Comments

I enjoy traveling whenever I have the opportunity.  I’ve decided, mainly for the preservation of these things in my own mind, to plot out points on a map the places that I’ve been to. I’ve set up a new static page on the site where I embed a Google Map I’ve created that plots out […]

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pacific ocean

August 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Last week was my first time in California. I’ll (hopefully) be writing up more later about the trip, but we ended up at Balboa Island.  If my calculations are correct, we ended up about here.  The water wasn’t terribly cold on that day, so of course I had to run in.  I didn’t travel over […]

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week-long jaunt to london

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

So this past week I had the good fortune of being back in London, and I’m currently typing this as I sit on my plane back to the States. (Note: It took me about a week and a half after I got back to actually post this.) While a week is hardly sufficient time to […]

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well I’m gonna drive 100,000 miles

June 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I was going to post this last week, but I finally got around to downloading my camera.  My 2001 hyundai sonata hit 100,000 miles. I’ll take another picture if I hit 124,274 miles. After the jump…pictures!

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barney: naa, that’s just awesome

November 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Yesterday was my last Sunday in London. I slept in a bit, took a shower, grabbed my camera and ventured into town. I ended up down near Big Ben and took a nice stroll along the South side of the Thames. I stumbled upon County Hall which was hosting a Star Wars exhibit that I […]

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citizens of conglam-o, repeat after me: oui oui!

November 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Paris. The Rundown: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Oops Hostel, Le Boulanger de Monge, Notre Dame, the Louvre, Deux Magots, Je The Me, Eiffel Tower, Starcooker As always, more pictures in the Gallery. The Long Version (with my 12 Pillars of Travel that I created when writing about Scotland): 1. (Get out a map. Pick a […]

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richmond/rugby/windsor castle

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

A relatively calm weekend this past weekend. Friday: Went south of Ealing to a town called Richmond, which has a lot of good restaurants and is located right along the Thames, making for a very picturesque scene, but it was night when I went, so I didn’t bring my camera. Saturday: Rugby World Cup Finals. […]

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instruction guide on how to have the most random yet awesome weekend of your life or how I spent my weekend in edinburgh and loved it

October 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

1. Get out a map. Pick a place that you’ve never been before. 2. Do research on the place that you’ve picked. 3. Plan your travel to get there. Take an unconventional route. 4. Book a hostel ahead of time so that you have a place to sleep and have a map of the city. […]

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