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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, April 24, 2014: Statue of Oscar Wilde, Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland

Ottoman ·
  This captivating statue of Oscar Wilde can be found in Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland.  Commissioned by the Guinness Ireland Group and sculpted by Danny Osborne, this fetching statue was unveiled on October 28, 1997.     Oscar...
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The "Eiffel Tour" Only Starts with the Tour Eiffel

PHeymont ·
Everyone knows the Eiffel Tower, or Tour Eiffel. You could probably draw a pretty accurate sketch without even looking. And quite a few folks know that that Gustave Eiffel, who designed and built it, also provided the iron skeleton that keeps the...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 13: Brussels' Saucy Statue

PHeymont ·
Two of Brussels’ most famous obsessions—chocolate and the famous Maneken-Pis stature of a small boy urinating—are caught in one picture of a chocolate shop featuring endless sizes and flavors of the statue, rendered in...
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Laughter Set in Stone: Fun with Statues

PHeymont ·
This is a hold-up! This fellow (and a companion on the other side of the door) carry the weight at building entrance on Stromgaten, near Bergen, Norway rail station. Historically, statues have served a variety of serious purposes: to honor the...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, September 25, 2014: Statue of Elvis Presley, Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Ottoman ·
  This bronze statue of Elvis, sculpted by Carl Romanelli and unveiled in 1978, now proudly stands in a prominent spot in the lobby of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino , formerly known as the "Las Vegas Hotel and Casino" (2012-2014), The...
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Feb. 23, 2017: Statues of the Presidents, Grand Forks, ND

Ottoman ·
Discovering these presidential statues made an ordinary trip to a shopping center extraordinary.
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Lego Store, NYC: Only the Best is Good Enough

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband stumbled upon a Lego store while strolling around Manhattan. She was amazed at all the different types and colors of Lego.
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August 16, 2019: The Statue of Jan Matejko, Krakow

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits a rather clever statue of one of Krakow's most famous painters, situated in a lovely city park.
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Feb. 27, 2019: Professional Bull Rider Statue, Pueblo, CO

Samantha ·
Samantha shares a tribute to a uniquely Western phenomenon—professional bullriders.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Dec. 18 2013: Milan's Bronze Typist

PHeymont ·
 Soldiers in statues wave swords, lawyers hold statute books, and rulers brandish proclamations: Why not immortalize a journalist working at a typewriter? We were startled when we first saw this on our one-day stopover in Milan. It's probably the...
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New York Harbor: A visit to Lady Liberty!

DrFumblefinger ·
Often the best travel experiences are those which catch us by surprise.  I spend a fair bit of time researching and planning my trips, but love to stumble onto unexpected and memorable events. Like when our visit to Kandy in Sri Lanka coincided...
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April 27, 2016: Liberty State Park – New Jersey

Samantha ·
Jersey City's waterfront park on New York Harbor offers walking trails, picnic areas, and especially, great views of the Statue of Liberty and Verrazzano Bridge.
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March 13, 2019: New Views of Hawaii's State Capitol

Samantha ·
Samantha shares more pictures from her tour of the only open air Capitol in the US, the Hawaii Capitol.
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Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband fell in love with the city of Prague, and really enjoyed spending time on the famous Charles Bridge.
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Re: Where Was Gumbo? Paris. Where's the Statue? Everywhere!

GutterPup ·
Very interesting article, thank you!
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Re: Where Was Gumbo? Paris. Where's the Statue? Everywhere!

HistoryDigger ·
Wow. I had no idea there were so many, or where they all were. Cool story.
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Re: Union Square Holiday Market - Annual New York Tradition

GarryRF ·
Thanks Samantha - I enjoyed my time visiting this Blog. I love Markets.
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Re: Surprising Destination: Batumi, Georgia

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for sharing this destination with us, Lester. I'm curious - how was the food in Batumi?
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Re: Surprising Destination: Batumi, Georgia

Lestertheinvestor ·
I am a vegetarian, and thus the very heavy reliance on fish products from the Black Sea made for some creative eating. A Mediterranean type cuisine along with traditional "Russian" foods were readily available. There were lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and nuts, which were prepared in flavorful dishes.
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Re: March 9, 2017: Statue of Oscar Peterson, Ottawa, Ontario

DrFumblefinger ·
Interesting post of an immense talent -- a force of nature, really. Thanks, Ottoman.
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Re: March 9, 2017: Statue of Oscar Peterson, Ottawa, Ontario

GarryRF ·
It's good to see a statue that needs no description - an amazing guy with a likeness that credits the artist. High class street art. Love it !
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Ron Turcotte and Secretariat Statue, Grand Falls, NB, Canada

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob visits a wonderful statue of legendary jockey, Ron Turcotte on Secratariat
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Montreal's Hidden Statues

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob finds some statues in Montreal in some unexpected places.
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Viking Statue, Gimli

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the Viking statue in Gimli, a town on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg that was settled by immigrants from Iceland.
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California Condor Statue, Los Angeles

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob sees a Condor perched in Downtown Los Angeles
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Lady Liberty, from Ellis Island

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visited Ellis Island, but gives us this view of the Statue of Liberty
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Peyton Manning Statue, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband make a stop to see Lucas Oil Stadium and saw the Payton Manning statue out front. As Bronco fans, they were very happy to see it.
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Hard Rock Miners Statue, Juneau, Alaska

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband saw this statue while walking along the waterfront in Juneau, Alaska.
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Tiger Sighting in Oslo

Judy Barford ·
Norway's capital city lives up to its nickname and provides an unexpected photo opportunity.
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Statue of La Chola, San Jose

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger finds an unusual piece of public art while rambling around San Jose.
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Keeper of the Plains, Wichita, Kansas

Samantha ·
On a recent road trip to Wichita, Kansas Samantha and her husband made sure to check out the Keeper of the Plains sculpture.
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Standin' on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona

Samantha ·
On a recent road trip, Samantha and her husband Gene stopped in to take some pictures in Winslow AZ, and grab a few snacks.
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Sgt Leroy Petry statue, Santa Fe

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares the tale behind this statue, situated outside of Santa Fe's City Hall.
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Duke Kahanamoku Statue, Waikiki, Hawaii

Samantha ·
Samantha shares some information about Olympic swimmer Duke Kahanamoku, as well as some pictures of his statue.
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