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Tagged With "Audrey Hepburn"

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The Medieval Fortress and Town of Chinon

DrFumblefinger ·
  There are few places in France of greater historic importance than Chinon.  You wouldn’t know that by what you see when you drive thru it today as it seems a small sleepy rural town.  You’ll see little evidence of...
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Films that affected your Travel destinations

DrFumblefinger ·
Conde Naste posted a nice piece on 50 films that most influenced travel, which you can find here. As a kid growing up on the Canadian prairies, I do recall films helping open my eyes to the great world out there.  Several come immediately to...
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Rome's Spanish Steps closed for makeover

PHeymont ·
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck meet on the Spanish Steps in Roman Holiday (1953)   Rome has gotten more than its share of criticism in recent years for poorly-maintained monuments, but the pendulum may be swinging the other way. The iconic...
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Rome's Spanish Steps re-open...with a spat

PHeymont ·
Bulgari paid for renovations; head of company calls tourists 'barbarians' and wants steps fenced off at night.
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Re: The Historic El Rancho Hotel, Gallup, New Mexico

Jonathan L ·
Thanks for the wonderful memories. As to the rooms named for stars, we found that the Spencer Tracey and Katherine Hepburn rooms are adjacent, and have a connecting door between them. Things that make you go hmmmmm
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