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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 16, 2014: American Golden Plover

PHeymont ·
That's fascinating! I never thought about the color differences during migration...what a difference it must be for, say, a North American birder in South America!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 16, 2014: American Golden Plover

My Thatched Hut ·
Yes, Arctic birds are common in southern USA, Central and South America and further north during migration. But to see them in their beautiful breeding colours, you need to go to the Arctic in spring or early summer. This plover had already changed to grey by mid-August.
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Re: Happy Independence Day!

Travel Rob ·
One thing foreign travel shows us is how much the USA has to offer too. I get as much of a thrill being welcomed back home as I do going on my trip.
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Re: Happy Independence Day!

Jessica Meddows ·
Happy Independence Day, American friends! This is my first one ever, and we're in California for it.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 16, 2014: American Golden Plover

My Thatched Hut ·
The American Golden Plover is a stunning bird.  The face and belly are jet black with a pure white strip running from the forehead, around the back of the face and down the neck.  The back of the bird is a mottled pattern of black,...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 24, 2015: A special Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, RI

Marilyn Jones ·
The beautiful waterfront town of Bristol, RI, has a lot to be proud of.   Here—in this picture-perfect port town—the oldest continuous Fourth of July celebration in the nation is celebrated earning the city its nickname...
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Bulldozers begin removing illegal structures at Valley of the Temples, Sicily

Travel Rob ·
On Monday, the demolition began of up to 650 illegal buildings at the ancient Greek Valley of the Temples at Agrigento in Sicily. These building were built without planning permission and magistrates gave local authorities...
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July's a month of festivals in France

PHeymont ·
Every country's tourist bureau does its best to promote summer activities, but France seems to have a headstart on the pack this month, with everything from fields of lavender to jazz and film festivals, and of course fireworks and more for Bastille...
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Beach, Bulls, Music highlight Spain's July events

PHeymont ·
Kings of Leon at Benicassim 2007            Photo: ELOdry / Wikimedia     This is the month of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, but that's only a small piece of the events on tap in Spain for July.   A...
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Ryanair, unions at odds in Spain and Denmark

PHeymont ·
Ryanair, the leading low-cost air carrier in Europe has its hands full on labor issues these days. A continuing strike of ground workers in Spain has left Ryanair without baggage service in Madrid, Danish unions have received court permission to...
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Happy Independence Day!

DrFumblefinger ·
    While TravelGumbo is a global travel community, with members and followers in dozens of countries, our largest audience is in the USA.  Today the United States is celebrating the 238th birthday of one of the most significant...
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43 million to hit the road for July 4

PHeymont ·
AAA expects record travel this coming weekend, as lower gas prices and an extended weekend send 43 million Americans on the road.
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Germany: Lots to do in July

PHeymont ·
Events from Pride marches to classical concerts to a Bollywood festival and much, much more mark July in Germany.
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5 things to do in Thailand

Trip Town ·
One of the most beautiful countries in South – East Asia Thailand offers its tourists and visitors unique attractions and recreational activities such as…… Shopping Thailand is well known for it’s busy and bustling markets that are lined up with stalls and shops. Tourists get the privilege to shop at every corner on the streets of Thailand for various items that may catch their attention. Souvenirs such as local handicrafts, wooden carvings, gold and silverware, furniture, pottery and silk.
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Paris to reopen Bastille column after 30 years

PHeymont ·
The tall column that stands in the Place de la Bastille as a memorial to past revolutions will be re-opened to the public .
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