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Re: South America, part 3 - Nesting Leatherback Sea Turtles

DrFumblefinger ·
Fascinating! I was just visiting Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia today and discovered that leatherbacks like to spend their summers off the coast feasting on jellyfish. Amazing what long journeys they make to lay their eggs.
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Re: JFK to get $13 billion transformation

GarryRF ·
" how we tend to organise to give the impression of actually making progre ss" - Petronius - 210 BC
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Re: Is Porto worth the trip?

PHeymont ·
Much as I loved my time in Porto...it's NOT a day trip. Much too much to do there, including evening stroll along the Douro, port-wine tasting across the river in Vila Nova de Gaia and more. I'd say take the advice above and save Porto for another trip. Of the recommended day trips above, I'd vote for Sintra. It's an easy trip--trains run about every 30 minutes, more frequently in rush hours, The town itself is interesting, the Moorish Castle up on the mountain and the Pena Palace above that...
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Re: "Spotted on the Road". Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Former Member ·
My thoughts Car # 1 1967-68 Dodge Charger with a 426 Hemi. Not necessarily aftermarket - you could get it as an option. The high rise and the blower were added. They came with dual quads. Car # 2 Most likely 1969 Camaro Super Sport (SS) Coupe. 396 engine. What's special about these beauts ? > They are worth a lot of money these days $ 30 K - $ 40 K.
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Re: "Spotted on the Road". Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Dave B. ·
The black car is a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T. You can tell it's a '70 by the line across the middle of the grille and the shape of the front-fender running lights. R/Ts only came with two engine choices - the 375 HP 440 cubic inch or the 425 HP 426 Hemi. The second car is a 1969 Camaro. It appears to be an SS, but that's pretty easy to clone. Can't wait to see what you came up with in Cuba!
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Re: "Cruise Night", Thunder Bay, Ontario: The 1960's (Part 2)

Ottoman ·
Good choice Dr Fumblefinger. I like them all, but if I had to pick a favorite, it would be a tie between the 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle and the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS.
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Re: "Cruise Night", Thunder Bay, Ontario: The 1970's and 1980's

GarryRF ·
Some beautiful cars in colours from the Candy Store ! Another amazing collection and worth a close inspection. All these cars must be kept under wraps for most of the year and wait for summer. Thanks for another visit to modern art.
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Re: "Cruise Night", Thunder Bay, Ontario: The 1970's and 1980's

Ottoman ·
Hi again GarryRF Thanks for the kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed this collection of photos. You are correct that these cars are definitely kept warm and secure in garages all over Thunder Bay during the harsh winter months, which makes it all the more special to see them out and about in the summertime. Just another reason why I love summers in the Great White North, eh.
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Re: Spotted on the Road, Minturn, Colorado

Ottoman ·
Wow...that is one tough old car. I can't help but be impressed that this old car is still on the road, especially if the engine looks half as bad as the body. They don't make them like this anymore. By the way Dr Fumblefinger, to answer your above question, I believe this is a 1974 Chevrolet Impala, or at least what's left of it.
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Re: Around Halifax

Travel Rob ·
Very nice write-up! Downtown Halifax has some very narrow streets and just was not built for the traffic it gets today. Halifax has some interesting things. It's not my favorite city but Nova Scotia as a whole is a beautiful place to take a road trip.
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Re: Possible second Viking site found in Newfoundland

DrFumblefinger ·
I wouldn't be surprised if they made their way up the St. Lawrence River some, and down the coast past New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and to the Northeastern state regions of the USA. It seems their earlier explorations were at a time of warmer weather and that what might have limited their travels and caused them to pull back was the beginning of a spell of cold weathers, perhaps even a mini-ice age. Iceland used to be a forested country, but it didn't take but 200 years or so until the Vikings...
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Re: Classic American Cars #1

Dave B. ·
Too easy... 1953 Chevrolet sedan. It appears to have Bel Air trim, but it's been altered. The three chrome 'teeth' have been removed from the front grille, the stainless trim around the windshield is gone and the 'Bel Air' script is missing from the rear door - plus, there are several other small changes.
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Re: Classic American Cars #3

Dave B. ·
I was hoping that someone else would jump in with an ID, but I guess that's not going to happen. This one is a 1954 Chevrolet Bel Air sedan. When I first saw it, I thought it might be the other side of Car #1, as the '53 and '54 have the same body and it's easy to interchange trim. After taking a closer look, though, it is a different car (outside mirrors were the key...). As with the first two cars, all the 'letter' script appears to have been removed from this one - kinda strange, in my ...
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Re: Finding Reiner #6: Frozen Grave

GarryRF ·
As you've seen in the Great Escape, taking prisoners into the forest and killing them wasn't just a Russian idea. It was used against the Allied POWs by the SS. But there were many allied airmen shot down over Germany who returned home after the war with life saving surgery by the "enemy" Metal plates fitted to the skull where the bone had been shot away I remember. Shall I send an email to your website Whitney ?
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Re: Any Guesses ?

DrFumblefinger ·
Lord knows I'm far from an expert, but I vaguely recall one of my dad's friends having one like it. 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air?
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Re: Any Guesses ?

Travel Rob ·
One of Gumbos Twitter followers, @prostarmecha , had an answer! @ TravelGumbo 58 Chevrolet Impala! I had a 56, 62, and. 65 ragtop!
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The Sunshine Skyway Bridge – The Creepy and the Miraculous

GutterPup ·
  If you follow Interstate 275 south through the city of St. Petersburg, Florida until you run out of land, you’ll be greeted by a gentle slope of road that seemingly rises from the waters of the Tampa Bay. This...
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, May 1, 2015: Pulpit Rock

Mac ·
Pulpit Rock is a coastal feature at the southern tip of the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England. The artificial stack of rock was left in the 1870s after a natural arch was cut away by quarrymen at the Bill Quarry on the famous headland, Portland Bill....
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, May 8, 2015: Portland Bill lighthouse at dusk

Mac ·
On the isle of Portland in Dorset, England, the tip of the isle 'Portland Bill' and nearby Chesil Beach are the graveyards of many vessels that failed to reach Weymouth or Portland Roads. The Portland Race is caused by the meeting of the tides between...
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Hagia Sophia: Incredible in Every Way (Where Gumbo Was, #103)

PHeymont ·
Hagia Sophia is surely one of the most widely-recognized buildings on Earth, which is amazing considering that the world is so populated with other buildings modeled on it or even directly copied from it. Built as a Byzantine church, it became the...
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The Sunshine Skyway Bridge – The Creepy and the Miraculous

GutterPup ·
By JP Chartier If you follow Interstate 275 south through the city of St. Petersburg, Florida until you run out of land, you’ll be greeted by a gentle slope of road that seemingly rises from the waters of the Tampa Bay. This...
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Halifax Waterfront

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shows us the beautiful Halifax Waterfront
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Nov. 17, 2017: Wreck of a trawler, Nova Scotia Beach

Ian Cook ·
Nothing livens up a beach walk more than spotting a shipwreck! Ian Cook shares the story of the Nova Scotia, whose ruins can be spotted at low tide in Northumberland.
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The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2)

Ian Cook ·
A sight you won't see anymore, Ian Cook shares these photos of the QEII sailing into the River Tyne just before her retirement in 2008.
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New Disney cruise ports: Quebec and Bermuda

PHeymont ·
Disney Cruise Line is adding Bermuda for the first time, with sailings from NY and from another new port, Quebec.
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May 8, 2017: Cape George Point Lighthouse, Nova Scotia

DrFumblefinger ·
Situated high on a cliff overlooking St. George's Bay, Cape George Point Lighthouse was an unexpected but pleasant finding while exploring Nova Scotia.
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Norway's Hurtigruten adds North America trips

PHeymont ·
Hurtigruten, the iconic Norwegian coastal and expedition operator, is reaching out to a new North American market.
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Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh (Where Gumbo was #209)

George G. ·
Gumbo was visiting George G's home city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, specifically the Carnegie Science Center.
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April 10, 2017: Sunset over the Bay of Fundy

DrFumblefinger ·
From his plane seat, DrFumblefinger captures the sun setting over the Bay of Fundy, as a storm breaks up over the Bay.
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March 23, 2017: Proud to be Hookers at Jean's Gift Shop, Chéticamp, NS

Ottoman ·
Don't let the name fool you. This family friendly arts & crafts gift shop should be rated "A" for Awesome.
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Fort Beausejour/ Fort Cumberland (Where Gumbo Was #232)

Travel Rob ·
Gumbo was found at Fort Beausejour/ Fort Cumberland in New Brunswick, Canada.
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The Acadian Museum of Quebec in Bonaventure

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob learns about the history of Acadians in Quebec
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July 4, 2018: Spotted on the Road, Carson City

DrFumblefinger ·
A classic 1958 Impala was spotted on a parking lot in Carson City. It had been regularly used as a family car for almost 60 years.
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Seacliff State Beach Visitor Center, Aptos, California

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob learns more about the SS Palo Alto, a unique concrete ship, and the marine life around it.
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February 24, 2020: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger spots a lovely 1968 Camaro RS in Calgary.
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Around Halifax

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some images and observations of his ramblings around Halifax.
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Finis Terrae: End of the Earth

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell, our resident travel philosopher and raconteur, shares another interesting travel tale rooted in Santiago de Compostela.
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5 Outdoor Activities You Need To Do in Canada

Amit M (Guest) ·
Canada is well known for its natural beauty, and it makes sense that outdoor activities are popular in the country. Amit has some suggestions for your consideration (sponsored content)
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Porto: The Second City

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares views, notes and some history from Portugal's second-largest city.
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Gasoline Alley: Rides from 1918 - 1928

DrFumblefinger ·
Our visit to Gasoline Alley in Calgary continues.  We've previously looked at this fine museum's collection of  antique gasoline pumps   and vehicles from 1907 - 1917 . Today our tour continues with my favorite cars and trucks from...
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Spotted on the Road, Apple Valley MN: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

Ottoman ·
  My family and I were visiting Apple Valley, Minnesota last week.  One sunny afternoon, we decided to stop for lunch at one of our favorite restaurants.  As I parked our vehicle, my son and daughter said "Dad!  Check out the cool...
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Gasoline Alley: Rides from 1931 - 1945

DrFumblefinger ·
Our visit to Gasoline Alley in Calgary continues.  We've previously looked at the museum's collection of  antique gasoline pumps ,  vehicles from 1907 - 1917 and 1918 - 1928 .  We continue with the last of the vehicles, my...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Aug. 15, 2015: Dom Luis I Bridge, Porto

PHeymont ·
  This stunning bridge connecting Porto, Portugal and its sibling Vila Nova da Gaia across the Douro River is a great place for a view of both cities and the river; its upper deck is now only for pedestrians and trams, while the lower deck is...
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Italian pizza-makers demand license law

PHeymont ·
A spinach pizza from Torino                                       Photo: Nova / Wikimedia   Amar, the association of Italian pizza-makers is demanding...
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Ian Cook's TravelGumbo contributions

Ian Cook ·
A listing of Ian Cook's contributions to TravelGumbo. Check out this great list of wonderful photography.
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Spotted on the Road, Jackson, Wyoming

DrFumblefinger ·
    You'd likely never know there was a Boot and Shoe Repair shop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, if not for this strategically placed pickup truck parked by the highway heading to the National Elk Refuge and Grand Teton National Park . ...
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April 26, 2018: Kilchurn Castle, Scotland.

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares the history of Kilchurn Castle in the Scottish Highlands, along with some memorable monochrome images.
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Halifax's Seaport Farmer's Market

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the Seaport Farmer's Market adjoining Halifax's harbor.
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In Egypt: The Sudan

PortMoresby ·
Disappointed to find a cruise on a classic Nile paddle steamer beyond her means, PortMoresby is given a second chance, if only briefly, to experience the dream.
 
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