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Re: Paris-Barcelona Now Linked by High-Speed Train

DrFumblefinger ·
Great thing about Europe, especially for travelers, are the many options they have for getting around. Train is often the best option for those going from the heart of one city to the heart of another. I'm glad to her this route is now open to people.
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Re: High Force Waterfall, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Amateuremigrant ·
Bracing stuff ! 😬😆
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Re: High Force Waterfall, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Samantha ·
Incredible pics Ian. I love waterfalls and have added it to our growing bucket list. Thanks for sharing.
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Chicago set to open new rail-line park

PHeymont ·
Chicago will open its new Bloomingdale Trail, a park built on 2.7 miles of abandoned railway on June 6. That's 6/06 if you write it a different way, and 606 is both the root of Chicago area codes, and the name of an overall park project (the606) that...
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High water, weather disrupt European river cruises

PHeymont ·
High water levels from heavy rainfall and spring snowmelt in the Alps has caused delays and changes in river cruises, including those on the Seine, Rhine and Danube. While serious, it's not as bad as the spring of 2013 when many port towns were...
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High Road to Taos Scenic Byway, New Mexico Highlands

Jonathan L ·
Join Jonathan L off the main road through the New Mexico Highlands
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Long, hot summer shrinks French wine production

PHeymont ·
Some of last year's wines of Provence, at a local festival in Saint-Remy de Provence     The weeks and weeks of high heat across Europe, and especially in France, are affecting prospects for this year's French wine vintage. Because of the...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 23, 2015: Pigeon River High Falls, Minnesota / Ontario Border

Ottoman ·
Pigeon River High Falls forms part of the Canada–United States border between the state of Minnesota and the province of Ontario, west of Lake Superior.  Pigeon River alternates between navigable waters and cascades or waterfalls.  As...
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High Force Waterfall, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Ian Cook ·
A lovely waterfall, one of England's largest, is beautifully captured and featured today by photographer Ian Cook.
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JetBlue Debuts Really Hi-Speed WiFi with Free Trial

PHeymont ·
JetBlue is rolling out a new satellite WiFi service that promises broadband-speed service, and it's free for 6 months...long enough to get you addicted. For streaming video, the cost will be $9/hr. DETAILS
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January 4, 2017: Love Locks, Newcastle

View from the Chair Photography shares today's Pic of the Day, an interesting perspective of Love locks on the High Level Bridge in Newcastle.
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Gear up Chandler’s, Apps for Pitching High

AnandRajendran ·
Gadgets have become the best friends for the people around the world. A survey states that 85 percent of the population does have a cell phone for themselves. It is not just a cell phone which we are talking about, the tablets, laptops, iPods, and smartphones. In today’s generation, things are getting done by staying at one place with the help of the gizmos. Business people want to know the ways in which they can get their work done in no time. Now, everything has started to become digital,...
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Paris-Barcelona Now Linked by High-Speed Train

PHeymont ·
Paris to Barcelona has been a difficult trip by train, requiring at least one change and some slow trains. Now, the two cities have been linked by a direct French TGV train that makes the trip in 6h25m, challenging the airlines, when you count out the...
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France: Trains of even greater Vitesse

PHeymont ·
France's high-speed rail network will be even higher-speed next year as new and refurbished trains support major schedule upgrades.
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France: End of the line for sleeper trains?

PHeymont ·
Increased operating costs and the growth of budget airlines and high-speed day trains may be ending sleeping car service in France.
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Re: High Road to Taos Scenic Byway, New Mexico Highlands

Marilyn Jones ·
Fantastic photos!!
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Re: High Road to Taos Scenic Byway, New Mexico Highlands

Jonathan L ·
Thank you
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Re: January 4, 2017: Love Locks, Newcastle

Marilyn Jones ·
Excellent vantage point; wonderful photo!!
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High Line from the Air

PHeymont ·
High Line from the Air
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Chipping Campden, England

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Chipping Campden, one of the best preserved towns in the Cotswold.
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New Trains for Egypt

Barry Barford ·
Egypt’s train services are about to receive a major boost with two new initiatives in progress. New trains built by a Russian-Hungarian consortium are joining the existing network and a brand new high-speed train line will be built, all adding up to a vastly improved experience for tourists who like to travel by train. Egypt was the site of Africa’s first railway in 1854 and although there have obviously been numerous upgrades since then, the network is starting to show its age. Accidents...
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Re: New Trains for Egypt

Amateuremigrant ·
For many travellers, Egypt has been for years a one-trick pony; up and down the Nile by one means or another covered 99% of tourism until the Red Sea and Sinai started to develop resorts. This will undoubtedly expand work opportunities in the major industrial centres for the burgeoning young population.
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Summer Memories: Fishing at Mono Hot Springs

Samantha ·
Samantha shares some of her fond memories of trips to Mono Hot Springs when she was a child.
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