Celebrating Independence the American Way July 4th 2011 Happy Birthday America! Wow. Over 40,000 shells in an array of colors ranging from the predictable red, white and blue to the dazzling gold and silver shimmers and even green, orange, turquoise and purple, juxtaposed with the black inky waters of the Hudson and the steel and concrete skyline of Manhattan. These pyrotechnics were certainly part of the largest fireworks we’ve ever seen. Andras ... read more
North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan 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
We initially joined Travelblog to chronicle our summer-long trip in '07, and have since continued to blog about our domestic adventures. Still keeping our eye on the prize, though, and trying to save for our round-the-world adventure.
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