First Day In Orlando, Florida November 2nd 2010 On Tuesday, November 2nd 2010 I flew from Moline, IL to Orlando International Airport for what was to be a short trip to (not) see the final launch of NASA space shuttle Discovery…more on that later. I was initially supposed to spend my time with a grad school friend, but a previous delay in the shuttle launch had pushed the trip outside of her availability. Now on a solo vacation I rode the une ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Orlando Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Why I started a blog:
Between 03/11/10-03/29/10 I traveled throughout Europe as part of Drake University's DrakeSMART travel abroad program. We visited Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, Ireland and England. I thought this would be a great way to stay in touch with friends and family and it worked out very well! I will continue to use TravelBlog when I travel abroad, perhaps even when I make it to an interesting place right here in the US.
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