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Re: Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

PortMoresby ·
Well, now, am I disqualified from future participation in "Where in the World..."? I'd hate to have to cash out after an easy one like that. Tell me I can still play please.
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Re: Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

DrFumblefinger ·
I say Port Moresby can only play if he/she doesn't know where where in the world is. LOL.
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Re: Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

PortMoresby ·
I imagine this is a tough one to formulate - to make it possible to be guessed/known by someone but difficult enough to be fun. Maybe the balance for those who have gotten one right is to wait until the last day to post and then, as you say DrF, only if we don't know.
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Re: Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

DrFumblefinger ·
My inclination is that if some one knows, they shouldn't hold back, but post. Some will be easy, some will be tougher. But making the brain work is the fun part. PHeymont is sort of running these, as much as anyone runs anything here. We'll see what his take is.
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Re: Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

PHeymont ·
My answer would be that of course, PM can play...but if he's right too often, he'll have to start selecting and posting the new ones!
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New London life for an old idea: floating baths

PHeymont ·
Recreation advocates have launched a well-publicized Kickstarter campaign to help fund construction of a floating freshwater swimming pool in the Thames, just off the Embankment.   The project, called Thames Baths, whose full cost is estimated at...
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July's a month of festivals in France

PHeymont ·
Every country's tourist bureau does its best to promote summer activities, but France seems to have a headstart on the pack this month, with everything from fields of lavender to jazz and film festivals, and of course fireworks and more for Bastille...
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Canal Saint-Martin: Where Gumbo Was

PHeymont ·
As reader Port Moresby guessed correctly, Gumbo’s Where in the World photo shows one of the cast-iron bridges crossing the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris—a popular attraction with a fascinating past, and familiar to millions through its movie...
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Paris to reopen Bastille column after 30 years

PHeymont ·
The tall column that stands in the Place de la Bastille as a memorial to past revolutions will be re-opened to the public .
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