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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 8, 2014: Onion Soup, Pied de Cochon

GarryRF ·
I think I'd have to take a knife and fork to that soup ! Looks delicious - how was it ? Did it have you searching for the antacid tabs ? I couldn't eat a main meal after tackling that soup.
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Re: March 26, 2017: Looking Down Into The Lava Lake Of Erta Ale In the Danakil Depression

Amateuremigrant ·
Truly remarkable experience. A bit close for comfort ! Hope you had some bread and a toasting fork !
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Jan. 09, 2014: Roadside produce stand, Southern Sri Lanka

GarryRF ·
"When in Rome do as the Romans do" Cicak. You don't find toast - you find bread ! Then you toast it on a Toasting fork by the fire ! Afghan bread has no firm crust and tastes similar to the Armenian lavash bread. It has a dense and rich taste.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 28, 2013: Northern Pacific Depot Museum, Wallace, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
  Wallace is located in Idaho's panhandle near the Montana state line.  It sprung to life during a silver mining boom in 1884.  Within a few years Wallace was very prosperous and, with 2000 residents, the third largest town in the new...
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Route 66 - Pasadena to Needles

Jonathan L ·
Last summer I had the opportunity to do something I had always wanted to do - drive a significant portion of Route 66. Having spent 4 days in LA, I started a drive to Albuquerque to meet up with  The Amazing Ms. D. Instead of rushing down the...
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Museums of Buffalo and Corning, New York

Jonathan L ·
At the end of Jonathan L's recent trip along the Erie Canal, he found time to take in a selection of upstate museums, and he shares them here.
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Red Squirrels

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares some great photos and a detailed natural history of the charming Red squirrel, whose population is declining.
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April 29, 2020: A Fork in the Road, Pasadena California

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L found a fork in the road in Pasadena, California
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TripAdvisor, Michelin in ratings hookup

PHeymont ·
In a deal that might seem unlikely, Michelin's professional ratings will now be found in TripAdvisor's crowd-sourced listings.
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Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park (Where Gumbo was #126)

DrFumblefinger ·
    Gumbo was visiting the Old Faithful Inn , a historic lodge in Yellowstone National Park (one of the USA's UNESCO World Heritage Sites).  Described by some as the world's largest log cabin, the Inn is situated immediately adjoining...
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How do you buy your travel?

PHeymont ·
There's a report on Skift, a travel industry news site, that says that a recent survey shows that about 2/3 of U.S. travelers think they can do better buying from the "brand" rather than an agency, and that only 15% trust online travel agencies to...
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Food Fight: Italian regions quarrel over cheese

PHeymont ·
Puglia's cow-milk mozzarella is slated for Protected Origin status, angering Campania's producers of buffalo-milk mozzarella.
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Foodie Fun on Arthur Avenue

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Water-up those taste buds! Stephanie Kalina-Metzger takes us on a food tour in the Bronx that makes you wish tagged along!
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Forks, Washington: At the heart of Olympic National Park

Jonathan L ·
Join Jonathan L on a visit to small town America, a small town that sits among some of the most beautiful land you can visit.
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Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud, France

DrFumblefinger ·
Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud  is situated in France's western Loire Valley, a short drive from Chinon and Saumur.  The name refers not only to Europe’s largest medieval abbey, built in the 12th century, but also to the...
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25 Yr Old Wins $ 1M Picasso for only $ 135 US

Travel Rob ·
If you fork over $135,you'll have a 1 in 50,000 shot. An exciting way to give to a charity this Christmas season.Read about the offer below http://travel.france24.com/con...casso-yours-just-135 UPDATE: The $ 1 M painting was won by a...
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Walking the Buffalo

PortMoresby ·
    Between Guilin and Yangshuo in Guangxi, China, the Li River and the classic landscape are the big attractions.  Bumper to bumper tourist boats shuttle visitors among the famous karst mountains and overwhelm Yangshuo town.  But...
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Columbia Restaurant, Clearwater Beach, Florida

DrFumblefinger ·
The best dining experience we had during our recent trip to Florida was at Columbia Restaurant.  There are several of these Cuban themed restaurants around the Tampa Bay area, but we ate at the one in Clearwater Beach (Sand Key).  (Interior...
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Wawona Hotel, Yosemite National Park, California: Where Gumbo Was #60

DrFumblefinger ·
This puzzle had a rather short shelf life.  Congratulations to Lynn Millar who quickly recognized the fountain in front of the historic Wawona hotel in Yosemite National Park.  You can see the relationship of the fountain to the Wawona in...
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Gold Country California: South Yuba River

PortMoresby ·
  “Going to the river” is a thing both locals and visitors to Gold Country seem to do a lot.  My son, having lived here for a time, often heads straight up Highway 49 to the South Fork as soon as he gets to town, but I’ve...
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Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

DrFumblefinger ·
While most Americans have no idea what’s inside the great state of Montana, I LOVE this state!  It’s breathtakingly beautiful, home to my favorite US National Park, Glacier National Park , and is filled with kind -- if opinionated --...
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Rafting Montana's Clark Fork River

DrFumblefinger ·
(arriving at our rendezvous point near Superior, Montana)     The  Clark Fork  is the dominant river in western Montana, winding through the flat-lands, mountains, hills and forests, from its headwaters near the Continental Divide...
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Wallace, Idaho: From mining town to "Center of the Universe"

DrFumblefinger ·
I've driven past the picturesque town of Wallace, Idaho (population about 800) many times and had always been drawn to the historic buildings and beautiful setting.  I remember telling my wife that someday we needed to exit and explore the town,...
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Bolzano's diverse daily market

PHeymont ·
Bolzano's daily market has a long tradition, a location at the center of town, and food that reflects its two heritages, Austrian and Italian.
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Varied and Tasty: London's Borough Market

PHeymont ·
PHeymont visits one of London's busiest and most varied markets. It's also one of the oldest, and has separate sessions for wholesale and retail.
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Indian Culture: Traditions and Customs of India

Pratima ·
An incredible country offering magical travel experiences to travelers from all over the world, India is unique. It is the same for its customs and traditions. India's rich cultural heritage is famous around the world and has fascinated many poets, writers and other personalities. The writer-traveler Mark Twain told us: " India is the cradle of humanity, the birthplace of the word, the mother of history, the grandmother of legends and the great-great -mother traditions. The country has a...
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March 9, 2019: Something Fishy in Bolzano

PHeymont ·
Land-locked Bolzano, in the mountains of Northern Italy, sports a sea god at the edge of its public market.
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Käthe Kollwitz Museum, Berlin

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of the Käthe Kollwitz Museum in Berlin.
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DeVoto Memorial Cedar Grove, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger traces the trail of Lewis and Clark through the Montana/Idaho Bitterroot mountains, and comes across the stand of majestic red cedars.
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Shenandoah, Virginia: A Town Left Behind

George G. ·
George G visits Shenandoah, a town in Virginia that sadly is past its glory days.
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Rambling around Syringa, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger stayed at a small cabin rental in the Idaho mountains recently, in the small community of Syringa, notable for its beautiful scenery and plentiful antiques on display.
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Fork in the Road, Serengeti National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
A lioness rests and blocks a fork in the road. Which way would you go?
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Heather Lake, Sequoia National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger hikes to Heather Lake in Sequoia National Park.
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Route 66: Exploring Roadside Attractions - Part 1

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L revisits the sights he saw on a trip he took along Route 66 in 2014
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California: Gold Beyond the Gold Rush

PHeymont ·
Our images of California's Gold Rush and the industry that followed it miss most of the tough truth and fascinating history
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In Search of Cheesesteak

PHeymont ·
Join PHeymont for an irreverent tour of some of Philly's finest cheesesteak places...strictly in his opinion!
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Lochsa River, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger travels to one of the most remote regions of the Lower 48 states to visit the Lochsa River, known for its many rapids.
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Tokopah Falls, Sequoia National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger hikes the Tokopah Falls Trail in California's Sequoia National Park.
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University of California Davis Arboretum

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes a walk through Arboretum and Gardens on the campus of UC-Davis
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5 Self-Care Routines You Can Do on Vacation

Alex S. (Guest) ·
When you are going on your next trip, try something new. Check out these suggestions (sponsored content)
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Seattle Art Museum: A Big Small Museum

PHeymont ·
The Seattle Art Museum isn't one of the largest, but PHeymont found its exhibits and exhibitions fascinating and informative.
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Fork Union Drive-In Theatre, Fork Union, Virginia

George G. ·
George G visits an old Drive-In movie theater and remembers the days when it was common to watch movies from your car seat.
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Chambers Railroad Covered Bridge, Eugene, Oregon

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband Eugene toured six covered bridges in Eugene, Oregon. She shares some pictures of her visit here.
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Salmon River and its Canyon, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the beautiful Salmon River, a river that begins and ends in Idaho. It offers fabulous rafting and fly-fishing opportunities.
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Learning from the Past in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie visits a city famed for America's most disastrous flood and finds there is much more to its history
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Flathead River, Montana

DrFumblefinger ·
The Flathead River is one of northwestern Montana's scenic rivers. It is snow and glacier fed and is a fast moving body of water.
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A Carousel for Missoula, Montana

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares the images and the story of A Carousel for Missoula -- how a community got together and built a lasting work of art and entertainment.
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