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Re: Anatomy of a Trip, Oaxaca: Mercado Benito Juarez

DrFumblefinger ·
Love me a good market! I would have loved wandering those aisles with you -- sampling as we go.
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Venice: Underwater, but Undivided

PHeymont ·
For the fifth time in 40 years, a vote to split Venice from its mainalnd parts fails, this time because of low turnout.
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Milan to get Italian Resistance museum

PHeymont ·
The Italian anti-fascist resistance to Mussolini and German invaders will soon be honored in a museum to be built in Milan.
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Italian Swiss town 'rejoins' Italy

PHeymont ·
An Italian town whose heart and geography may have been in Switzerland loses its unique status.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 21, 2015: Clemenceau in the Wind

PHeymont ·
    This statue of Georges Clemenceau, is one of my favorite Paris statues, not least because it embodies none of the heroic classicism that tends to make the person being honored seem a concept rather than a person. Here, no matter what the...
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Anatomy of a Trip, Oaxaca: Mercado Benito Juarez

PortMoresby ·
  A great number of things in Mexico are named for the country’s most beloved historical leader, Benito Juarez, born in a Zapotec village in the State of Oaxaca.  It’s fitting, then, that the original market in the city is named...
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Ancient Circus Maximus is Rome's newest ruin

PHeymont ·
A large area of the fabled Circus Maximus, home of chariot races and triumphal marches, has been excavated and opened for visitors.
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Piazza del Duomo, Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the always busy and popular square, Piazza del Duomo, which faces the city's famous cathedral. He points out some of the highlights of the Piazza.
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WWII concentration camp to become luxury resort

Travel Rob ·
WWII concentration camp to become a luxury resort.
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Bologna's San Petronio: 625 years behind schedule

PHeymont ·
Bologna's San Petronio Basilica is one of the world's largest churches, unfinished after more than six centuries, but magnificent nonetheless.
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Nov. 8, 2018: Milano Centrale railway station

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some views of Milan's busy Central train station, an example of "Fascist Architecture".
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Monument to Which Victory?

PHeymont ·
Monument to Which Victory?
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A Winter Wander in Rhodes

PHeymont ·
A short off-season stay in Rhodes Old Town gave PHeymont a chance to visit several layers of history.
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The Columbus Museum, Georgia

PHeymont ·
PHeymont visits a museum that is almost a perfect illustration at what a smaller regional museum can bring to the table.
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