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Re: August 8, 2017: Views from Cleveland Way, North Yorkshire

Travel Luver ·
Wow! What amazing views! Must be a fantastic hike on a nice day.
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Re: Where Gumbo Was #16. Cleveland Clinic, Las Vegas, Nevada

PortMoresby ·
I'm a big fan of Frank Gehry's perspective-bending architecture. And for those also intrigued, there's an excellent 2005 Sydney Pollack documentary about the man, 'Sketches of Frank Gehry', available on Netflix.
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JetBlue knows how to rock an inaugural flight

PHeymont ·
Cleveland and JetBlue are a new happy couple, as JetBlue opened its new Cleveland services with a bang. The first flight from Boston arrived at JetBlue's new Cleveland gate April 30, after a flight that started with an Elvis impersonator at the Boston...
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Crowded planes a safety hazard? Witnesses say so...

PHeymont ·
Flight attendants, at a Federal hearing, pointed to "legroom wars" and increased air rage. A safety expert pointed out that the FAA's evacuation tests use planes with more legroom than you're likely to get, and Charlie Leocha of Consumer Traveler...
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Nov. 3, 2017: Auditorio Adan Martin, Tenerife

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares some beautiful images and the history of the beautiful modern opera house in Santa Cruz.
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July 11, 2017: North Yorkshire Landscapes

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares more shots from his travels in North Yorkshire, North York Moors area, and the Yorkshire Dales in summer.
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August 8, 2017: Views from Cleveland Way, North Yorkshire

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares some of the views from Cleveland Way, a popular walking trail in North Yorkshire.
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March 14, 2017: Cleveland Hills in the Mist

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Landscape photographer, Paul Hunter, shares some scenes from his home territory of North Yorkshire.
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A Vivid View of Theaters Past

Marilyn Jones ·
Time ravages great beauties and sometimes restores them. Marilyn Jones shares with us a book that chronicles some astonishing recent examples.
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NYC Transit Museum: An urban railfan's heaven

PHeymont ·
Housed in an old subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, the Transit Museum tells as much about the city's history as it does about trains.
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December 26, 2019: Stockholm Concert Hall

DrFumblefinger ·
Stockholm's Royal Concert Hall is home to the Royal Stockholm Philaharmonic Orchestra, as well as the venue for the annual Nobel Prize Ceremony every December.
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Barcelona's "Other Architect"

PHeymont ·
Almost everyone who visits Barcelona goes knowing a little about Antonio Gaudi, the “moderniste” architect of the Sagrada Familia basilica and a host of unusual early 20th century buildings. Those who don’t soon find out that Gaudi...
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Vienna — Life in the Past Lane (part 1)

DrFumblefinger ·
 (Rose Garden and Kunsthistorische Museum, Vienna, Austria) The Eagles are one of my favorite rock bands, with a terrific and diverse music catalog including many top hits such as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, August 27, 2015: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Red Rocks Park, Colorado

Ottoman ·
  Throughout the years I have noticed that many of my favorite recording artists have performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which is located in Red Rocks Park (part of the Denver Mountain Parks system) near Morrison, Colorado, 15 miles west of...
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Headliners named for Denmark's summer music fests

PHeymont ·
Denmark's top summer music festivals have announced their headliners for next summer's editions...time to start thinking about flights and tickets!   The biggest festival, Roskilde, has Red Hot Chili Peppers at the top of the bill—a 20-year...
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Rochester, NY: City of Re-Invention (Where Gumbo Was #140)

PHeymont ·
Gumbo’s location in Puzzle #140, as Travelling Canuck and GarryRF recognized, was the puzzling city of Rochester, New York—a city that has re-invented itself so many times that its nicknames tangle the tongue. It’s been the Young...
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Nov. 28, 2017: Autumn palette, trees, hills and fields

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter celebrates the changing seasons with some beautiful images of the fall colors in North Yorkshire.
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Visiting Siracusa, One of Sicily's Oldest Cities

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits Siracusa, one of the oldest cities in Sicily.
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Toronto Sights and Signs

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares the fruits of rambling through Toronto: sights, scenes and a couple of puzzles.
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March 13, 2018: Snow from the East... North Yorkshire.

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares some beautiful winter landscape photos of an unexpected snow storm in North Yorkshire.
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May 31, 2018: Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits one of the oldest hotels in Colombo, the Grand Oriental Hotel.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Feb. 15, 2014: Mandalay Marionettes Theatre, Burma

PortMoresby ·
  World famous, Mandalay Marionettes Theatre is keeping this traditional performance art form alive for the Burmese people and for visitors to this northern Burma city.  Originally a royal entertainment, it’s now available to all for...
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Where Gumbo Was #16. Cleveland Clinic, Las Vegas, Nevada

DrFumblefinger ·
   Gumbo had discovered the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, near the older downtown casinos of Las Vegas, but in a newly developed area.  The building was opened on May 21, 2010 and is one of the branches of the...
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Praha = Prague = Fantastic!!! (part 1)

DrFumblefinger ·
(View of Old Town Prague, from Petrin Tower) Prague (pronounced and spelled Praha on local maps) was a city I’d wanted to visit for almost 2 decades, ever since the Iron Curtain collapsed at the hands of the Velvet Revolution. ...
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La Dolce Vita (Part 5) Venezia (Venice)

DrFumblefinger ·
  (Grand Canal, Salut Church, Old Custom House) So it was finally our time to visit the legendary travel destination of Venice.  With increasing excitement we journeyed from Florence through Tuscany and finally over the long...
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Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland. Where Gumbo Was #62

DrFumblefinger ·
  Congratulations to Roderick Simpson for correctly identifying Reykjavik Harbor in Iceland and specifically Harpa, the building from which this harbor was photographed!   Dominating Reykjavik’s waterfront,  Harpa  is the...
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Shunpiking through Northern Illinois

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L continues his westward trip off the highways, and shares his new discoveries and some ideas about random travel.
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Germany claims 'world's biggest orchestra' title

PHeymont ·
A huge gathering of European musicians overturns a 2013 record set in Australia.
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February 28, 2017. Cleveland Hills summit

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares a lovely image of snowy day near the summit of a Cleveland Hills in North Yorkshire.
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'Blue Danube' is now Anniversary Waltz

PHeymont ·
Its the 150th anniversary of one of the world's best-loved musical works.
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St Anton: A Basel Stunner

PHeymont ·
PHeymont finds an unusual and historic church in Basel whose huge windows and concrete walls give it rainbow color.
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The Top Five Hottest Reasons For Visiting Glasgow, Scotland

Himel ·
Glasgow Scotland should be put on your list of things to do shortly. From culture to architecture, music, pubs, clubs and breathtaking loch-side adventures just 40 minutes from the city Centre...read on to uncover the renaissance that is unravelling in this vibrant city! Hot Reason Number 1 - Arts Culture and Festivals The art and cultural collections in the city have international reach, and the town proudly boasts Robert Burns, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and a couple of Turner prize...
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Leipzig's 2014 Celebrations Make it a Year for Music

PHeymont ·
Leipzig is celebrating a batch of musical anniversaries this year. This month saw the re-opening of the Mendelssohn Museum with expanded space and a conduct-it-yourself electronic orchestra; next month is the 300th birthday of KPE Bach, son of Johann...
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December 22, 2015: Vista from Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
A vista of North Yorkshire, taken from the Cleveland Hills.
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Events in 2016 mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Travel Rob ·
Learn more about the series of events in 2016 to mark Shakespeare's death
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Verona: A Night at the Opera

PHeymont ·
It took PHeymont and his wife two nights to get in a night at the opera in Verona, but even the first night rainout was spectacular.
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The Clark Art Institute - Willaimstown MA

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us to a smaller art museum with an unusually strong collection and an important new exhibition.
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Museumplein, Amsterdam

PHeymont ·
As in many cities, Amsterdam's major museums are clustered, providing an interesting public focus and joining their audiences.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, February 2, 2015: The Steelpan - National Instrument of Trinidad & Tobago

PHeymont ·
For PortMoresby and everyone...Google "classical music on Steelpan" and you'll get a surprisingly large collection of hits, including this one, featuring a high school pan orchestra playing a Bach D-minor concerto:
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Re: December 22, 2015: Vista from Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire

Marilyn Jones ·
So beautiful. It makes me want to return to England!
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Re: December 22, 2015: Vista from Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire

Travel Luver ·
How you get that cloud to pose for you?! Beautiful photo!
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Re: December 22, 2015: Vista from Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire

DrFumblefinger ·
Magnificent landscape. Makes me want to go for a hike on that ridge!
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Re: Nov. 28, 2017: Autumn palette, trees, hills and fields

DrFumblefinger ·
A most lovely landscape, Paul!
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Re: Nov. 28, 2017: Autumn palette, trees, hills and fields

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Thanks DrFumblefinger :-)
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Re: July 11, 2017: North Yorkshire Landscapes

Amateuremigrant ·
Really beautiful evocative views - things I miss about Yorkshire - drystone walls, limestone crags and a sense of space on the doorstep of even large towns
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Re: July 11, 2017: North Yorkshire Landscapes

DrFumblefinger ·
Beautiful landscapes, Paul! Thanks for sharing these!
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Re: My first flights on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

GarryRF ·
On my return overnight flight (Philly - UK) last week I had my headphones on. I was conducting the orchestra while "Queen" sang Barcelona. Fast asleep. There was a crash that woke me. The Trolley Dolly had crashed her drinks cart into the empty seat next to me. The Trolley Gaffer came down the aisle and said to her "What is the matter with you tonight ?" "This guy keeps putting me off " she said. And pointed to me. She stopped by later and explained she was only joking. "You're more than...
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Re: March 13, 2018: Snow from the East... North Yorkshire.

DrFumblefinger ·
Could be a scene from Arctic Canada! Love photos, Paul, thanks for sharing them.
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Exciting Facts about Ringing the Wedding Bells in Bali

Guest ·
Is there a more romantic location for a wedding than Bali? Sherry M gives you reasons to consider holding your nuptials on the island (sponsored content)
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Barcelona Beyond Gaudi

PHeymont ·
A tour of masterpieces by Lluis Domenech i Montaner makes clear that Catalan modernism had more than one master.
 
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