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Re: El Tigre and the Parana Delta, Argentina (Where Gumbo was #158)

GarryRF ·
Interesting blog and very educational DrF. Close to Buenos Aires - but not close enough ! I'll sharpen my pencil.
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Re: Visiting John Steinbeck country. 3) Cannery Row, Monterey, California

PortMoresby ·
I first visited Cannery Row in 1964, on a trip from the Bay Area in my '53 Plymouth with friends, going to the Monterey Folk Festival. We slept free on the floor of a room in the Monterey Hotel of someone we met and generally had the kind of fun kids had in the mid-'60s. At that time Cannery Row looked not unlike the photo at the top, and nothing like it does today. It's the same old story for old-timers everywhere, it ain't what it was, if you're a fan of funky, as I am. The difference, in...
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Re: Visiting John Steinbeck country. 3) Cannery Row, Monterey, California

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, PortMoresby. I am not fond of places badly decayed, but it would be nice to have more of the original cannery scenario still in place, instead of all the tourist traps. Agree about the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It's not to be missed, but was omitted from this piece because it didn't exist in John Steinbeck's time.
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Dec. 27, 2017: Historic Cherokee Lemp Antique Row, St. Louis MO

Samantha ·
Samantha leads us to this pleasant area with six blocks of antique shops and historic buildings.
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Visiting John Steinbeck country. 3) Cannery Row, Monterey, California

DrFumblefinger ·
  "Cannery Row...is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream." — John Steinbeck, from his novel ' Cannery Row'   Wow!    With a beautifully written introduction like that,...
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El Tigre and the Parana Delta, Argentina (Where Gumbo was #158)

DrFumblefinger ·
A great day trip from Buenos Aires is to El Tigre. Settled during a yellow fever epidemic, it was a destination of escape for the well heeled. It still has a nice laid-back feel and is a great place to go for a stroll.
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Anenome, Monterey Bay Aquarium

DrFumblefinger ·
Anenome, Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Kelp Forest, Monterey Bay Aquarium

DrFumblefinger ·
Kelp Forest, Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Lionfish, , Monterey Bay Aquarium

DrFumblefinger ·
Lionfish, , Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Dorena Covered Bridge, Eugene, Oregon

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband Eugene toured six covered bridges in Eugene, Oregon. She shares some pictures of Dorena Bridge
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