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I Went On a Road Trip

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    I had a 5 hour drive with my dad yesterday.

    It was actually pretty fun because I had a bunch of Gabriel Iglesias clips stored on my phone, so my dad let me play them on the car radio. We were laughing the whole drive!
    friendforeveryone friendforeveryone 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Back Home Now - Tired But Very Happy

    My daughter's Godmother recently died and my daughter wanted to attend the memorial service. But as she lives on the East Coast and the memorial service was in Chicago this entailed a road trip and I was invited to tag along. She got a whole week off plus her weekends on either...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 7 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Spontaneous Road Trip

    I was living in the S.F. Bay area and it came time for 2 weeks vacation.  I packed my suitcase, took a big wad of cash out of the bank, stocked up on recreational chemicals, and took off for the open road with no preset plans whatsoever! I took whatever highway, exit, and...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 5 Responses May 19, 2009

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    At the Drop of a Hat, Too

    My hometown= zero things to do. So, I will drive anywhere at anytime if you give me gas money (or if I have gas money myself). My longest trips to date (in chronological order):   Kentucky- Kansas City, MO I love this band called Gogol Bordello (you may have heard of them...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Road Trip Mark 2

     Same scenario as Mark 1.  No real destinations, no hotels booked, just the car, a map and a reason to be back to turn over the car and fly back to respective destinations.  I flew in from UK and my friend from the Caymans, we met up in Houston.   First part...
    Calia Calia 46-50, F Nov 3, 2009

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    Part 2: I Think I Should Do It Again...

    Please read the first part here: http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/..., if you haven't done so. It's not mandatory, but it's what brought me here. I took the first motorway I saw and headed in the direction of Berlin again, or so I thought. I had driven for a while when...
    Perturbee Perturbee 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    Good Times

    i recently went on a road trip with my best friend kim because she moved to be with her boyfriend. we drove 1600 miles from new hampshire to orlando. it was so much fun and we made a lot of memories.
    misselynn misselynn 18-21, F Feb 19, 2009

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    What An Adventure

    I went on a road trip a few years ago and it was the funnest 5 days of my life. My husband, my aunt and I drove all the way from Louisiana to Washington State to go pick up my cousin. My aunt almost crapped her pants when got into the Rockies. It was the middle of winter and...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Nov 4, 2011

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    Hell On Wheels.

    So y'all wanna hear about my road trips, huh?  I have been on a million family road trips, since my family  can't really afford to use any other method of travel.  Plus my dad has always been a big fan of them, since he can control where we go, how we get there...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Had a trip to Dublin

    and took a walk around Phoenix Park. It was so beautiful. Dublin is a great city
    P4WK1E P4WK1E 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I Think I Should Do It Again...

    Just about half a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall, curiosity got the better of me and I sold my car, bought a van, put a mattress in the back, blinded the windows, packed camping cooking gear and on my way I went. East-Germany and Russia were (and in a way still are...
    Perturbee Perturbee 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Husband Is A Trucker...

    ...so I went on several road trips. Even when we are on a holiday trip, we never stay longer than one or two days. Unsteady trucker behaviour.
    RickiChickie RickiChickie 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    Recovery Road Trip

    2010 was a year of bitterness, shock and awe. Just beliefly... in Feb, my son came home from Iraq, his wife and their children disappeared,,never to be hear of again. The night my son came home from war, my farmhouse burnt to the ground. Days later my husband left me and my dad...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Hmm Road Trip Mark 1

    No plan, just head out til we couldn't go any more, find a motel and then keep doing that til we got back to where we needed to be to catch the planes out to our respective destinations. Met up with a friend in LA - I was already there working for a few days at a convention and...
    Calia Calia 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm on one right now, we left almost 2 weeks ago to help a family friends who is displaced from their house due to flooding of their house and yard... So, we went on a road trip...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I've always wanted to go on a road trip, preferably in America 'cause it's big but it just sounds like so much fun, road tripping with friends
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    I want to road trip to L.A.
    fpdee11 fpdee11 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    I want to go on a road trip here in Australia, just me and my partner, no animals, no phones, no computers and no playstations - for 3 months. I wana get away!
    Imsheila Imsheila 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I remember I use to always take long trips with my bf and it seemed like we were always driving for hours. It was really great cuz we'd listen to music and talk for hours. But...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I often feel the need to get in my car, and just drive until I find myself in the desert. I'd stay there overnight...maybe a few days, then it's back on the road until I hit the...
    SnakeDriver91 SnakeDriver91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Anyone want to talk?? Been in a car for 7 hours and could use some company!
    gingerwhovian gingerwhovian 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    don't know when yet or where to ... but i think its gonna be in two months or less
    imrichhhh imrichhhh 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 8

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    ilovebeingrichh ilovebeingrichh 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I did it once in last Christmass. My bro and I drove from Minnesota to Miami FL and we came back. I wish I can do it again :)
    Innocence28 Innocence28 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    honestly i don't know when or where to .... but soon
    alwaysbehappyy alwaysbehappyy 41-45, M Jul 9

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    not really sure when ... but soon
    ilovemylifee ilovemylifee 41-45, M Jul 11

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    So, came all the way to my boyfriends home state Kansas to meet his family and so he can work on this car. It turns out I make a damn good mechanic for not knowing jack about...
    XxSweetxSuffocationxX XxSweetxSuffocationxX 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I really do, but it sucks when none of your friends are available.
    ers86 ers86 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to travel around the usa. I've been to most of the west coast states since I live here but I want to see all 50 states with a friend. Any takers? =)
    carroyo18 carroyo18 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ryt I seen on my boyfriend mum phone that she text his ex gf I no he as been doin becouse they have a flat and there selling it so she goes tho is mum ... But I seen she text her...
    lauratourney lauratourney 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to get a bunch of awesome people and go somewhere and let loose for once in my secluded, boring life. Young or not everyone deserves to live.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I have been a cross dresser most of my life. I have purged several times, but the desire always comes back. Lately I have been just underdressing. A strong urge came and I started...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 4 days ago

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    Ok, so what i'm mainly trying to get out of this is to see if people have had a similar experience. I won't go terribly in depth, but just to see if anyone has experienced...
    deano713 deano713 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    So I went out to do a couple things for my mum earlier, was driving along, passed two cyclists, the road was wide enough for me to go past without overtaking or anything. Got to a...
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm 15 years old and I first tried weed about half a year ago, and I've had lots of good trips, I would feel everything go in slow motion, I'd have the munchies and everything...
    idkmanjustshii idkmanjustshii 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Getting out of town for a while is always the best cure for whatever ails me. I'll even go on trips all by myself. In fact, I'm known for it.
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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    I was raised like a princess. Every thing I wanted I got. Never wanted for anything. Both parents made over 6figures and I grew up in nice homes. If you'd asked me " Do you think...
    KarmaLove12 KarmaLove12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I've smoked a little before. Usually just at parties when it's being passed around and a couple of times with my ex best friend on the beach or whatever. All that would ever happen...
    Beccabehappy Beccabehappy 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I was thinking about this as I crossed the road to my building and saw this dead bird. It breaks my heart. Poor things.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I supposes this was the first time I realised how fun it is to risk getting caught naked. I was in year 7, the first year of secondary school, so about 11 years old. We had gone on...
    Bartimaues Bartimaues 31-35, M Jul 14

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    Don't think I'm not serious. Also the same applies to getting away from large safari animals. I won't hesitate to trip u, push u down, shoot u in the leg, or wutever it takes to...
    SweetSyrupOfSchadenfreude SweetSyrupOfSchadenfreude 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    7 weeks ago I bought my first ever road bike, I enjoy riding so much I am going to join a local, and very long established cycle club.
    1t5me 1t5me 51-55, M Jul 19

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    I bought my 1st road bike on Monday & love it need to get some miles done now & get back in shape
    lingerie1lover lingerie1lover 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    i had a realization today....im not ready to be a mom. im not ok with being alive my mom told me to get the **** out of her house and that she didnt want to eat with me or her...
    inevertoldne1 inevertoldne1 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have a brother and sister and we are triplets. I am the oldest of us three. My sister and I are identical but my brother is fraternal. They both recently got EPs. My sister is on...
    Lexikay99 Lexikay99 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    They are four and are identical girls, Laura, Amia and Ellie :) I am very proud of them as they were born early but have no problems whatsoever and are very clever! Would love to...
    mummyof8 mummyof8 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I went to see Vanessa Paradis at the Forum, London.You may know her as Johnny Depp's ex girlfriend whom he had two children with. Or you may remember her as the 14 year old who...
    lavienrose lavienrose 18-21, F Jun 29

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    My Dad's best friend has three boys, all about my age. We all grew up together, going on vacation together, watching baseball games together. Their grandpa (His name was John Parks...
    thewaytowonder thewaytowonder 13-15, F Jul 4

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