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Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg (Where Gumbo Was #125)

PHeymont ·
The Heiliggeistkirche, to give it its German name, is the most imposing church in Heidelberg; it stands out above the Altstadt (Old City) section of the city so distinctively that I dared not include an exterior view among the clues. I make amends...
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From Brasov to Bran Castle and Rasnov

Travellinn ·
Transylvania. Dracula pops up in most people’s minds when they hear that word, and with good reason.  Bram Stoker’s novel took place in Transylvania, but the writer himself actually never visited Romania.  Although there are...
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Brits on Beach behaving badly? Call (British) cops!

PHeymont ·
Magaluf at night, in a quieter moment...     Photo: Rafael Ortega Diaz / Wikimedia   Responding to repeated complaints from locals and other visitors about badly-behaved British tourists, two resort towns in Spain's Balearic Islands...
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Wandering in Santa Fe, New Mexico

PHeymont ·
PHeymont spends some time strolling and watching and museuming in America's oldest capital city.
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June 27, 2018: German Fleckvieh (Simmental) Cows

Samantha ·
Samantha shares a few of the many pictures she took of the brown and white German Fleckvieh (Simmental) cows.
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Kensington Market, Toronto: Down Augusta Avenue

PHeymont ·
Join PHeymont for a stroll down one of Toronto's most diverse and interesting thoroughfares.
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Gold Country, California: Grass Valley

PortMoresby ·
  We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, knowing the place for the first time.   These words on a mural overlooking a parking lot in Grass Valley pretty much sum up the...
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Mining Rust: Joshua Tree National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
The old Wall Street Mill mine in Joshua Tree National Park is long closed, but some old trucks remind us of the small community that once lived here.
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A visit to Normandy: Bayeux -- a tapestry, cathedral and D-Day

DrFumblefinger ·
(Detail of the Bayeux Tapestry, Bayeux, France) Bayeux is in the heart of Normandy, a town with a rich history that currently is best known for its ties with World War II.  Bayeux was the first non-coastal town liberate, one day after...
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Praha = Prague = Fantastic!!! (part 2)

DrFumblefinger ·
  (View of Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral from Petrin Hill) This is a continuation of my blog on Prague; you can find part 1 by clicking this link. 2) Castle Quarter (Hradcany).  The first castle in Prague was built on the west...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Oct. 1, 2014: Canal Illusion

PHeymont ·
  The Canal Saint-Denis, just a bit past its junction with the Canal Saint-Martin and the Canal de l'Ourcq in northeast Paris, appears to flow downhill to pass under a bridge. It so much appears to that I had to stand there for a few minutes to...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Feb. 21, 2015: Fitness Reminder

PHeymont ·
This one speaks for itself on the beach at Barcelona...and with tongue in cheek.  
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Where in the World is TravelGumbo (#58)

PHeymont ·
Gumbo would like to remind everyone that this isn't really #58. Back when we started, we used one number per week, and occasionally had a "3.5" or an "8.8." All in all, there were a dozen "fraction" puzzles, which means that you are now facing, in...
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Weymouth's tribute to the brave.

Mac ·
With the many events held in 2014 to commemorate the bravery of the soldiers of the two World Wars, my visits to the delightful sea front of Weymouth are made more thoughtful each time I pass the memorials erected on the esplanade.   The First...
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, August 15, 2014: Postcards from Greece - The Cat

Mac ·
Climbing high into an old village on Naxos in the Greek Cyclades Islands, I chanced upon this fascinating kitten basking atop a crumbling stone wall. He remind me so much of Yoda in Star Wars that I just had to include him in my memories of the day....
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Iceland's Keflavik airport aims to become major global stopover

DrFumblefinger ·
Iceland's international airport, Keflavik, has undergone expansion, with new restaurants and  shops.  While the prior atmosphere was intended to convey a "global" quality, new amendments are designed to remind folks more of Reykjavik (just a...
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Dec. 17, 2016: Verona, Day and Night

PHeymont ·
Verona is one of PHeymont's favorite cities; here he shares some pairs of views of Verona, in different light.
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Medical Tourism: $439 billion and growing!

PHeymont ·
Medical tourism is a growing trend, and may increase 6-fold in the next 10 years.
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Whitney Plantation, Louisiana: The Story of Slavery

PHeymont ·
Whitney Plantation is different: it is not about the gracious life of the ante-bellum South; it is about the lives of the thousands of slaves who paid for it.
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New York's New Year New Subway Party

PHeymont ·
The opening of a long-awaited subway extension turns out thousands of New Yorkers for an underground block party.
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February 4, 2017: Stepwell Near Jaipur, India

Professorabe ·
ProfessorAbe wonders whether these real-life Indian stepwells may have been an inspiration for M.C. Escher, but they certainly impressed ProfessorAbe!
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A visit to Province House, Halifax

DrFumblefinger ·
We visit Province House, home of the legislative assembly of the Province of Nova Scotia.
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Danish video ads: 'Save us from the sun!'

PHeymont ·
A series of humorous videos asking residents of sunny countries to remind Danes to get out of the sun is actually aimed at high rates of skin cancers.
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April 9, 2017: A Sign of Spring

Pierre Renault ·
Nothing like melting ice to remind one that spring is just around the corner....
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Bologna: a Wonderful City to Walk Around

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a walk along the porticoed streets of Bologna.
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Saint Stephan Cathedral, Breisach, Germany

PHeymont ·
PHeymont visits a relatively small German cathedral, with a wealth of art, both ancient and recent.
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Asia Society, NYC: Excellent exploration of art and culture

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a visit to NYC's Asia Society
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Finding Luxury Cabins in Scotland with Hot Tubs

Best Scottish Cottages (Guest) ·
How can you increase your enjoyment of a stay in beautiful Scotland? By relaxing and rejuvenating in a hot tub while enjoying the view. Read more (sponsored content)
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Tip For Traveling Moms That Want to Maintain a Fitness Routine

StephanieMTM ·
Staying in good condition is of utmost importance to me. It’s virtually the only word way that I can get along with my everyday life routine and handling 2 grown boys with my husband almost constantly away. Being an avid traveler as well, it can get kinda hard maintaining a healthy life while frequently traveling, whether we’re talking about family relocating to an entirely new home in a new neighborhood, or we’re simply going on a family vacation. If you also have growing anxiety if you’re...
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Guest Post is easy Way To Rank Site? Best Guest Post Tips

Jacob William ·
Two cases about posting a guest The fastest way to post a blog around the world is to post invitees. The most difficult way to create a blog all over the world is to post invitees. Publishing a guest is not easy and requires a great deal of work. To help you make publishing easier, you've taught a tutorial on how to find, secure, and follow up on premium partnerships. This precise strategy was used to move from 2,000 to 10,000 subscribers in a six-month gaming blog, and the number of...
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Brooklyn Historical Society, New York

PHeymont ·
PHeymont finds the Brooklyn Historical Society as interesting from outside as from inside.
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The Bones of the Bridge

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares his walk on Brooklyn Bridge with an emphasis on the bridge itself—history, details and its "bones."
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Roadside Cuba: View from the Bus

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares a passer-by's view of Cuba's countryside as seen on two bus excursions.
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Travel Basics...VERY Basic.

PortMoresby ·
OK, folks, test your travel instincts with the Crapper-Mapper.  I love this test including the junior high, or is it kindergarden, sound effects.  What's a good forum for anyway if not to remind us of what's really...
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Visiting the Alhambra

PHeymont ·
Where do you begin writing about the Alhambra? It's one of the most famous places in the world, yes. It has a history that is both shorter than one might expect, and more complex. A residence, a fortress, a monument, a museum...no easy description....
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Herculaneum, 79 A.D.

PortMoresby ·
    As a visitor to Naples, Italy and the surrounding countryside, it’s hard to disregard the presence of Mt. Vesuvius looming everywhere one goes.  For example, should one forget for a moment, we have only to step onto the...
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Prague for Photographers (and Instagrammers)

spacesXplaces ·
Prague is a popular city with photographers, but spacesXplaces shares some extraordinary different ways of looking at it, and some parts seldom seen.
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Hawaii told: 'Take care of tourists'

PHeymont ·
With some Hawaiians grumbling about being overrun by record numbers of visitors, the state's Tourism Authority is asking them to be kind to guests.
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French cuisine showcased around the world

PHeymont ·
In a bid to remind the world that French cuisine is (in their eyes, at least) the greatest in the world, French chefs cooked up a storm yesterday, with 1700 chefs in 150 cities preparing feasts in bars, restaurants, embassies and even a prison.
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April 6, 2016: Olympic Cauldron, Vancouver

TravelingCanuck ·
A permanent art fixture on Vancouver Harbor, the Cauldron is there to remind people of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, which the city hosted. Traveling Canuck provides more information.
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January 21, 2016. Happy Days !

GarryRF ·
Winter days shoveling snow remind TG Guru GarryRF of sunnier days on a Cuban beach.
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November 21, 2018: A Few Scenes from Argentina's Wild West

DrFumblefinger ·
Some photos from southern South American that reminded DrFumblefinger of the USA's western regions.
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Art, Architecture, History and More in Fun Frederick, MD

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some of the sights and activities she experienced on a fun weekend in Frederick, Maryland.
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The Smaller World of Hamburg Harbor

PHeymont ·
Hamburg's harbor world of huge ships, containers and cranes also has space for a wide variety of smaller craft and a lot of history.
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Are you consciously considering the impact of negativity in your life?

SaundraCampos ·
Negativity is bad for us in many ways, and we need to realize that it can make it difficult for us to survive in this competitive world. If we have a negative frame of mind, we will force ourselves to take the wrong decisions and, in the process, we will make the situation messy. If you do not want this to happen, you need to get rid of negativity as soon as possible. Given below are some of the points that will help you understand that negativity will create major problems in your life.
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A Rambler in Amsterdam

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares some of the sights and 'seens' of a few days wandering the Dutch metropolis.
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Swiss rail app goes ticketless

PHeymont ·
Taking digital ticketing a step beyond, Swiss railways app will track your journey and charge the lowest price, automatically.
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San Bernardino alle Ossa, Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
One of the most unusual chapels DrFumblefinger has ever visited, San Bernadino alle Ossa is elaborately decorated with human bones.
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Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, NYC

PHeymont ·
PHeymont visits New York City's massive Episcopal cathedral, a hotbed of activity and activism, as well as an artistic and historical treasure.
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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo? (#87)

DrFumblefinger ·
Lions on parade wearing masks that remind me of Mexican wrestler masks! A good one. My first thought is a carnival in Mexico.....
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