Tagged With "African"

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Re: Underground Art: A Times Square Subway Gallery

GutterPup ·
The artwork is spectacular! It's a shame that more folks don't take the time to admire its beauty and the talent needed to create such pieces. Great write-up my friend!
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Re: African Wild Dogs, Chobe National Park, Botswana

Former Member ·
To me, those animal seem otherworldly. They are not so much similar to domestic dogs as of a world of their own. They appear to be very tough. Here's to hoping that they continue to rock our world.
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Re: African Wild Dogs, Chobe National Park, Botswana

DrFumblefinger ·
Like wolves and coyotes, they need to be tough to survive. But when you watch them, they really seem much like domesticated dogs.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 6, 2013: The Brooklyn Museum...and Neighbors

PHeymont ·
Here’s the Brooklyn Museum, in a night view that has the dramatic lighting of a linen-era postcard. The museum is a world-class collection that doesn't get noticed as much as it should because it lives in the shadow of Manhattan’s...
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African Wild Dogs, Chobe National Park, Botswana

DrFumblefinger ·
 One of the rarest animals I've ever encountered in nature is the African Wild Dog.  While on safari in Chobe National Park our guide took us to a pack of them living near the park boundary and we spent a half hour quietly studying them....
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Park Foundation Highlights Black History in National Parks

PHeymont ·
The National Parks Foundation's African American Experience Fund has highlighted 8 itineraries for African American History month in national parks around the country. The themes include the Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights Movement and ...
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Underground Art: A Times Square Subway Gallery

PHeymont ·
"Underground Art" usually brings to mind images of rebellious artists challenging the norms of the art world of whatever year, but in this case—and many others—the meaning is literal, and the works are in the subway. Of course, New York is...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, April 14, 2015: Canada’s original safari – African Lion Safari in Hamilton Ontario

Dr.Y ·
    Southwest of Toronto, about one and half hours of driving, Canada’s original safari – African Lion Safari -- is situated near the city of Hamilton, Ontario.  The 20 hectare wild life park has a slogan of,...
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Washington, DC's U Street - African American history vs Gentrification

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of Washington DC's U street. Once the center of African-American cultural life, today it has changed greatly.
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Tips To Have An Economic African Safari Tour

Ailsa Smith ·
The number of national parks and the game-rich experience one gets while visiting safari destinations in Africa makes this trip a slightly costlier than other adventure trips. But, keeping a few simple tips in mind may help you enjoy your African safari tour better and won’t leave you economically burdened at the end of it. Here you go with quick-fix ideas for a cost-effective safari rip. Set a budget This should be the starting point for planning a safari trip. A pre-defined budget gives...
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Safety Tips When Driving in Africa

David Mason ·
Safety Tips When Driving in Africa] Driving in Africa is completely different from driving in Europe or the west. It's not just the road orientation that is different but also some of the signs and the driving habits may be different from what you are used to. Therefore, if you want to enjoy driving in Africa, you will have to exercise a certain degree of caution and be very patient on the road. You never know who else is not being careful on the road and the last thing you want is to have a...
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Fine Arts and History Museum, Danville

George G. ·
George G visits the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, in the former home of a Confederate officer. For the last week of the Civil War, it was home to Jefferson Davis.
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Re: An African safari is a fun family affair!

Professorabe ·
I wouldn't try the 'hand feeding elephants' bit - you might not survive the experience. I am serious!
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An African safari is a fun family affair!

Sophiawilliam ·
You may well have heard that this is a place for honeymooners – or retirees – or the solo adventurer – the guy who thinks he’s the great explorer out on his last adventure. Well, all these things are true and all these kinds of people do enjoy a trip to Africa, but make no mistake - an African safari is a fun family affair! On an Africa Luxury safari tour there really is something for the whole family. From Mom and Dad to the teenage members of the family, to the very young ones, Africa,...
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