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Re: Rogers Center, Toronto, Canada. Where Gumbo was #56

PHeymont ·
As I travel, I pay a lot of attention to statuary (there's so much!), but it's always special when it manages not only to tell a story, but to give you a little lift, a little laugh. Your samples from the Rogers Center are great! PS...for anyone with a taste for more semi-comic statues, we had a piece here on Gumbo last October: Laughter Set in Stone: Fun With Statues ...
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Svartisdal, Norway, Part 2

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell continues his tale of visits to the Svartisdal region in Norway, and some of the potential perils of hiking around this beautiful piece of geography.
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Our Amazing Pineapple Experience at the Dole Plantation

Samantha ·
Samantha visits a famous Oahu destination, and shows us how much more there is than just how pineapples are grown.
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Eastern Europe Rail Odyssey: Istanbul to Sofia

Wilbur's Travels ·
Wilbur's exotic train journeys continue, today with stops in Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Meteora (Kalambaka), Skopje, Niš, ending in Sofia. If you love train travel stories, you'll love this post.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, September 10, 2015: Statue of Mary Tyler Moore, Minneapolis, Minneosta

Ottoman ·
  She is the woman "who can turn the world on with her smile".  Mary Tyler Moore is a Hollywood superstar who graced our television screens for over fifty years, not to mention appearing in a number of films on the silver screen.  Well...
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November 30, 2015: A-maze-ing Laughter, Vancouver

DrFumblefinger ·
A fun cluster of statues made of bronze, to be enjoyed in Vancouver B.C.
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A Guide To: Family Activities in North Wales

Ruby Daub ·
Planning a short break or family day trip can sometimes be a stressful process. It can seem near impossible to find a destination, accommodation and activities that cater for the whole family. Thankfully, North Wales has a wide range of fantastic activities and quality family friendly B&B accommodation to suit your needs. For inspiration, here’s a list of four great family friendly activities to try on your next visit to North Wales. Criccieth Castle Whilst there are many castles in...
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Eurovision: What to leave at home

PHeymont ·
The Eurovision Song Contest finals are coming up next month, and fans got a surprising list of what not to bring.
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The Ancient, Erotic Temples of Khajuraho

Anna Phipps ·
Sitting by the side of the intricately sculpted, ancient temples of Khajuraho, I watched entranced, as a throng of people in bright, elaborate saris chattered excitedly as they made their way, in their droves, to the only temple still in use.  ...
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Laughter Set in Stone: Fun with Statues

PHeymont ·
This is a hold-up! This fellow (and a companion on the other side of the door) carry the weight at building entrance on Stromgaten, near Bergen, Norway rail station. Historically, statues have served a variety of serious purposes: to honor the...
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Spring Time on Table Mountain

adventuretime88 ·
Table Mountain is perhaps Oroville California's best kept secret (aside from Burma Falls).   During the winter waterfalls flow from the edges of Table Mountain to the floor of the valley. If you are lucky and know a local then you might even find...
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The Lure of the Abandoned

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones considers what links us not only to the life around us, but to the life that has left its monuments behind.
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Danes: World's happiest and Europe's most wasteful?

PHeymont ·
Denmark's on a roll, returning to the top of the World Happiness Survey, but it's also gotten marks as Europe's most wasteful nation. Is that fair?
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Oct. 18, 2018: Newark, Delaware's Oktoberfest

GarryRF ·
GarryRF joins his family at Delaware's version of the German festival.
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Library of Congress: Underestimated Treasure

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of the Library of Congress, underappreciated and worth a visit.
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Re: Our Amazing Pineapple Experience at the Dole Plantation

GarryRF ·
My first quest in any vacation is to pick and eat the local fruit. Has to be less than an hour between plucking from it's home and tasting - Can it be done there too ? Love the pix !
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Excuse me! The science of (not) bumping

PHeymont ·
Dutch researchers are cited for work in understanding how people move in crowds without collisions.
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Belated Happy 100th Birthday, Sir Arthur!

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits Sri Lanka years after the death of his friend, Arthur C. Clarke. The country had changed in the decade since he'd last been there, but Arthur's office hadn't — with the notable absence of Sir Arthur.
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Santa's little Helper

DrFumblefinger ·
We thought it might be cute to have our dog, Beau, wear this reindeer suit while we distributed Christmas presents. He wasn't too happy about the situation.
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Italian Garden Beauties

Marilyn Jones ·
For Marilyn, these photos of flowers spark memories of traveling in Italy.
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Old Albuquerque

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn visits the historic heart of Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Time for a funny animal break...

PHeymont ·
Once again, a selection of comedy wildlife photos to break the grim routines of daily life.
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The Pennsylvania Farm Show: Where Farmers and Curious Visitors Meet

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephany shares some of the sights, sounds and smells she encountered during a visit to the Pennsylvania Farm show in Harrisburg.
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