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Re: Autumn: A season for soup

PortMoresby ·
Soup, my favorite! Here are 2 more, a preview from next week's Oaxaca blog (Wednesday, 10/28), 'Food'.
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Re: Where Gumbo Was: #5.5

JohnT ·
Well done worker bee!!!
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Re: Where Gumbo Was: #5.5

TravelandNature ·
Worker Bee, my my, what good eyes you have. Nice work. Congratulations. Rhodes looks very interesting, even in brrrrr February. Thanks, PHeymont, for showing us this.
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Re: Where Gumbo Was: #5.5

PHeymont ·
I can't say it's always so for February, but we were in sweatshirts rather than coats. Of course, that's probably more attractive to us New Yorkers than to Californians...
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Re: The Acropolis and Parthenon: Enduring Symbols

Jonathan L ·
Greece was my third trip to Europe. We went to the Acropolis on our first day there, at the end of a city tour. We walked down and had dinner in the Agora. # days in Athens followed by Rohdes, Santoini and Mykanos. It was a great trip. I will have to find pictures and write about it.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 3, 2013: Brandenburg Gate

PHeymont ·
Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate is surely one of the world’s most-recognized landmarks, and symbolizes Berlin in the way the Eiffel Tower means Paris and the Parthenon means Athens. It’s been the ceremonial center for marches and...
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Cruise to set sail with unknown itinerary

PHeymont ·
One of the great perks of a good road trip is not knowing where you'll stop along the way...just where you start and where you end (and sometimes, not even that!) So how about a 10-day cruise on a luxury ship where all you know is where it sales from...
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The Great Eclipse of 2017

Jonathan L ·
A day set aside to watch the eclipse turned into a day of new friends and good times for Jonathan L, who viewed near Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Autumn: A season for soup

PHeymont ·
  When the weather turns cool and the leaves start to fall, it always seems time for soup. Not that there aren't wonderful summer soups—gazpacho and cold plum soup come to mind—but fall and winter are the true soup seasons. And with...
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Where Gumbo Was: #5.5

PHeymont ·
Our growing gang of Gumbo guessers had a good time with this this week's extra puzzle, WITW #5.5: And it was nailed, by WorkerBee, who correctly placed it on the island of Rhodes. It's a view looking north on Pythagora Street, toward the main street,...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 2: In Athens, the Past is Always Near

PHeymont ·
Remains of the Temple of Olympian Zeus stand in an open park near downtown Athens. The Acropolis, with the Parthenon, is the most famous site for remains of ancient Greece, but there are many others scattered throughout the city--sometimes as part of...
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Athens' old airport to become huge resort zone

PHeymont ·
Athens' Hellenikon airport, closed since 2004, will be developed as a coastal resort area, three times the size of Monaco, if plans are approved.
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The Acropolis and Parthenon: Enduring Symbols

PHeymont ·
The Parthenon, sitting in ruins atop the Acropolis in Athens, is arguably one of the world’s most famous landmarks, instantly recognizable to millions around the world. And yet, unlike such others as the Eiffel Tower or the Brooklyn Bridge, it...
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Athens Georgia

Jonathan L ·
Home of the University of Georgia campus, but with a history of it's own. Jonathan L reports it's a mixture of old and new, with an eye on it's future.
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Re: Athens Georgia

RoadWorrier ·
Neat stuff! We really have a history problem, don't we? Wonder where they got that Kingsbridge sign...
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