Thomas Jefferson, how I love thee. Let me count the ways... July 17th 2016 The first day of the road trip is now in the books! With stops at Greensboro College in North Carolina, Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, you wouldn't think my day was so long. But I did start in Athens, GA, this morning at about 7:20. Thirteen hours later, and I'm staying the night at the Open Arms Hostel in Luray, Virginia.
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North America » United States » Virginia » Charlottesville 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
Professional student and teacher of Writing and Literature in Athens, GA. I love sports, languages, and travelling, and my life is best when I get to combine as many of those elements as possible! My wanderings tend to be solo, though I frequently meet up with friends that I've met on my previous travels. Some of my favorite things to do while travelling are eating local foods (though I'm sort of a picky eater), spending time in the outdoors, and seeing plays, musicals, or concerts. As a vexillophile, I like to collect flags from the countries I visit. I don't really get any other souvenirs fo... full info