Tagged With "Johnson Lake"

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London Mayor Announces Kids Travel Free on National Rail Services in the City

Travel Rob ·
            London- Photo by DrFumblefinger   London's Mayor Boris Johnson  announced that children under 11 will be able to travel free on all National Rail services in the capital...
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Re: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesday?

PortMoresby ·
This may go down in retail history as the stingiest promotion ever offered by a corporate entity. Three (3)? Really? Absurd and yet another reason to color HoJo tacky, as well as orange (or maybe that's the same thing).
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Re: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesday?

PHeymont ·
'Tis true, I fear. The lucky 60 people who mention the special rate on the specified day will get 60% off. It's 60, because it only applies to the first 3 at 20 hotels. I was intrigued because New York at $67 a night was listed on their press release...but at the website for the promotion, clicking on New York gives a New York address, but clicking on the address pulls up a hotel in Bangor, ME. A lovely place, I know...but the morning commute to Manhattan can be a little tough... PS...I just...
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Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesday?

Travel Rob ·
Howard Johnson is having a sale this upcoming Wednesday, Dec. 2nd starting at 12:01 am EST to 11:59pm EST. It's advertising it as Orange Wednesday. They offer 60% off up to three nights at  20 locations in the...
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A Frank Lloyd Wright treasure, open for the first time (CORRECTED LINK)

PHeymont ·
SC Johnson Company has opened its Frank Lloyd Wright Research Tower for visitors for the first time. The building, where Glade, Off, Pledge and Raid were developed, was built for Johnson in 1950 at its Racine WI campus. Wright also designed the...
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London's Fireworks: Pay Up or Watch TV

PHeymont ·
London's New Years Eve fireworks on the Thames will be a ticketed event this year, with just 100,000 tickets sold at £10 each. The goal is to reduce the number of spectators and make managing the event easier. The Mayor, Boris Johnson, says...
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Banff National Park: Hiking Johnson Lake

DrFumblefinger ·
Hiking (walking or tramping) for many of us is an important part of enjoying a destination.  The ability to get out and explore on foot in a natural or near natural environment, even if it's near a city, is good exercise, mentally cathartic and...
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Palliser Range, Banff National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
Palliser Range, Banff National Park
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Re: New code for London's buskers: Sing, share, go, please!

Travel Rob ·
Good to see some common sense rules that street performers,the public,businesses and police can support. Sounds like they struck the right balance . I hope others cities follow London's lead rather that ban all performers if problems arise.
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New code for London's buskers: Sing, share, go, please!

Travel Rob ·
          Photo from Wikimedia Commons,Author ProfDEH The  new code of Code of Conduct  for Buskers (Street Performers) in London was issued on Monday by Mayor Boris Johnson. These official...
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Re: Banff National Park: Hiking Johnson Lake

PHeymont ·
Fascinating to see that a hike in such rugged scenery can actually be an easy walk! There must be many more like that, that compare to a serious city walk and not to mountain-climbing. Good!
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The NY State Fair - My Favorite Things

Jonathan L ·
There are many things to do and see when you visit the NY State Fair. Here are some of Jonathan L's favorites
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Department of Homeland Security Announces Changes To Visa Waiver Program

Travel Rob ·
38 countries citizens that didn't need a Visa to come to the US because of the Visa Waiver Program, are in for some changes. Homeland Secretary Jeh Charles Johnson announced these following changes to the Visa Waiver Program   Required use of...
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Re: Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, New York

Travel Rob ·
Thanks Samantha, I'd love to visit Cooperstown. When I saw Hank Aaron's boyhood home at Mobile's minor league stadium with all it's incredible baseball memorabilia, I knew I had to see the Baseball Hall of Fame one day. Thanks for showing me what to expect!
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Re: Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, New York

Samantha ·
Hi Rob, it is a really cool place to visit. I had been to the Negro Hall of Fame in Kansas, but not the one in Cooperstown. It was so worth the wait! Thanks for mentioning Aaron's home in Mobile. I would like to see it someday too. Have a great weekend
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Re: Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, New York

Travel Rob ·
You can't help but be impressed with the Aaron family after seeing the place! Glad to see the Hall of Fame has a great Hank Aaron section too! My blog on Hank Aaron's childhood home: https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...ron-s-childhood-home
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Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, New York

Samantha ·
For Samantha, a huge baseball fan, a visit to baseball's Hall of Fame at Cooperstown was a dream come true, and one she shares with us.
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