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Re: Sun will disappear Friday...but most won't notice

DrFumblefinger ·
I've only experienced one total solar ecclipse in my life and it was very memorable. I'd like to see at least one more in my life time. Thanks for the guide on future dates. There's actually one going across North America in 2 years, so might focus on getting as close to that as possible.
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Re: Sun will disappear Friday...but most won't notice

GarryRF ·
My first Grandchild will be 1 year old on March 20th next week. The party venue has been booked for a 10am start. Then all outside at 10.30 for the eclipse. That will keep all the kids happy. But it took some planning ! My first total eclipse was in the Dom Rep. years ago. I was on a sun lounger. It went dark. It went cold. All the ants and creepy crawlies of the night came out. Thousands of them ! Very memorable.
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Sun will disappear Friday...but most won't notice

PHeymont ·
Is that a teaser headline? Yes, but it has a real basis. There will be a total eclipse of the sun this coming Friday, March 20, 2015, but it will only appear as a total eclipse in a select section of the northern hemisphere: Parts of Norway, the Faroe...
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Street View? In the Faroe Islands, it's Sheep View

PHeymont ·
A tiny territory of rocky islands in Arctic waters takes matters into its own hand to get its roads and byways into Google Street View.
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August 9, 2018: Palácio de Estói, Portugal

Professorabe ·
ProfessorAbe shares a stay at a lovely 'pousada' – a hotel housed in a historical building -- the Palácio de Estói,
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Re: August 9, 2018: Palácio de Estói, Portugal

DrFumblefinger ·
Great place, Professor! Did the rooms live up to your expectations?
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Re: August 9, 2018: Palácio de Estói, Portugal

Professorabe ·
As I said, the guest rooms are not actually in the old palace itself, but in a modern block next to it. However, they were well-appointed and quite comfortable. We had a pleasant balcony - ideal for an hour's relaxation after a long sight-seeing day.
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Jan. 15, 2019: Igreja do Carmo, Faro, Portugal

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe visits the Church of Carmo, situated in Faro. It is a richly decorated church, but is best know for its skull chapel.
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