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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 10, 2013: African Penguins, Boulders Beach, South Africa.

DrFumblefinger ·
Yes, think about what items would fit well for thumbnail images that people could use as avatars. We can create a bunch, and I do have a number of penguin photos that fit the bill.
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Re: You CAN'T Take It All With You: Keeping the Load Light

Travel Rob ·
Excellent advice! I would add if bringing gifts for family or friends,give them the whole big suitcase too so you don't need to lug it around or back home.I've done this now on several occasions.
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Re: You CAN'T Take It All With You: Keeping the Load Light

DrFumblefinger ·
A nicely written piece, PHeymont, with lots of good tips in it. I generally have two packing philosophies 1) Road trip (North America0. If I've got a large car trunk, then I'll take a lot of stuff along just not to have to bother with stuff like laundry. Might even throw in a heavy tripod and good pair of hiking boots, as well as a fishing rod, etc. 2) Overseas plane trip. Lighter is definitely better. A carry-on size bag like you and your wife use is idea. Especially if you will be...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 27, 2015: Breaking the winter blues at the Calgary Zoo

Dr.Y ·
    Long winter blues with bad weather and nowhere to go?   Why not pay a visit to the Calgary Zoo?  Even in the cold hard winter weather in Alberta, you still can see Amur tigers out in the snow; Hippo Libi perform his back...
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May 11, 2017: Spring Ice Storm, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Ottoman ·
It's spring, and if you live in the Great White North, you never know what type of weather Mother Nature will spring on you.
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May 30, 2017: Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones takes us to a sanctuary that rehabilitates injured seabirds and works to raise awareness of the perils they face.
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Galveston Aquarium welcomes warm-weather penguins

PHeymont ·
Warm(er)-weather penguins take up a new home at Galveston, Texas's Moody Gardens Aquarium.
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From A to Z: A year of animal days

PHeymont ·
Animal pictures and stories are a relief for many during this crisis; here's how to find more special animal days.
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A Final Walk in Tierra del Fuego National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores Lapataia Bay. The southern end of the PanAm highway is located here, and the Bay is within a stone's throw of the Chilean/Argentinian border, a border that has long been disputed.
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10 Reasons Why New Zealand Should Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Muhammad I (Guest) ·
New Zealand is a country of wonders. Here is a listing of some of the best (sponsored content)
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Cape Town: Grand Dame of Africa

DrFumblefinger ·
(Cape Town, viewed from Table Mountain) It’s hard not to love a visit to Cape Town, a grand old city, one of the finest anywhere. It’s the oldest city in Southern African and has been captivating tourist’s hearts for centuries....
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Help Wanted: Australia seeking canine penguin guards

PHeymont ·
Australian authorities are seeking two puppies to grow into an unusual job: bodyguard for penguins. They'll get two summers of training by the dogs who have the job now, and then take over keeping foxes off small Middle Island, off Warnambool on...
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Silversea offers 'glamping' at the South Pole

PHeymont ·
A luxury cruise line is adding expeditions to remote areas as extensions for some of its cruises.
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May 2, 2018: Puffins on Skomer Island, Wales

Professorabe ·
Love puffins? Who doesn't? Be sure to give a look at some of Professor Abe's wonderful photos in our Pic of the Day.
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You CAN'T Take It All With You: Keeping the Load Light

PHeymont ·
  Every time I travel, I marvel at the number of people with two—or even three—large suitcases setting out on what looks like migration, not a vacation. You’ve seen them…pushing the bags through the check-in line,...
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Antarctica, Part 1. Pacing Penguins

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten's Celebration of Nature on Seven Continents series continues, with a post on Antarctica's penguines.
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Antarctica, part 2. Weaner Wars

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines continues her celebrating Nature on 7 Continents series with this second installment in exotic Antarctica. Young elephant seals are called ‘weaners’ from the time they’re weaned from their mother’s milk, around a month, until they reach a year old. They’re cute but their warrior training begins young.
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New England Aquarium, Boston (Where Gumbo was #192)

DrFumblefinger ·
We visit the destination of this past week's travel puzzle, Boston's New England aquarium.
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Antarctica, part 3. Antarctica Rocks!

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines concludes her "Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents" series with this final installment in Antarctica. We look at the dollar currency of penguins, rocks used in constructing their nests.
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Savoring the Flavor of Miami

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some excellent suggestions on how to enjoy your time in Miami.
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Sept. 30, 2019: Clarence Drive, Western Cape, South Africa

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a beautiful drive in South Africa, famous for whale sightings during the winter months.
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July 28, 2019: Punta Tombo: Biggest Penguin Colony Outside Antarctica

Grand Escapades ·
Located on the Valdez Peninsula in Argentina, Grand Escapades shares photos of a visit to a huge colony of the loveable Magellanic penguin
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6 Amazing Things to Do in Victoria, Australia

NinaSim ·
NinaSim shares some of the wonders of the state of Victoria that will make you want to visit this region of Australia.
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Visiting Small Museums: Great Way to Kill Time!

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits two small museums in NYC. Great places to spend an hour or two.
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April 12, 2019: Boulders Beach, Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a visit to the delightful Penguin colony in Boulders Beach, South Africa.
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Exploring the Patagonian Fjordlands: The Birds of Tucker's Islets

DrFumblefinger ·
A Zodiac excursion takes DrFumblefinger to a small group of Islands in the Strait of Magellan that is home to hundreds of birds.
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Otway Penguins, Chile

DrFumblefinger ·
You can have relatively easy access to and can get quite close to a large colony of Magellanic penguins in Otoway, Chile.
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Penguins on the loose! Looks like Keystone Comedy...

PHeymont ·
Even the grimmest of times deserve a grin, and the Odense Zoo in Denmark has given us one today with this video of penguins attempting to escape their keeper.    It's a better moment for the zoo than its recent publicity, which was largely...
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Why You Should Choose to Go Melbourne for Your School Trip

Emma Marie ·
Melbourne is a place that has a lot to offer both in the city as well as its surroundings. There are many tours available for you, be it a sports tour, a wildlife tour, a gourmet food tour or a sightseeing tour. The availability of these tours will make it very easy for students to organize a trip that is well informative and worthwhile. Here are some of the places you can take tours to explore in Melbourne. Image Source: Pexels Wildlife There are many Melbourne excursion ideas, but let’s...
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OdySea Aquarium, Phoenix – An Oceanic Adventure

Samantha ·
Samantha and her niece Alex had an incredible time in the Phoenix area, especially our visit to the OdySea Aquarium. Here she tells us the details!
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Touch a Shark at Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

Samantha ·
A visit to one of the great aquariums with Samantha and friends, and some tips on the best things to see there.
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New York Aquarium: The Indoor Ocean

PHeymont ·
PHeymont had a great time at the New York Aquarium, and learned a lot, too!
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The Falkland Islands

Barry Barford ·
With a rich maritime history, abundant wildlife and immensely hospitable locals, this slice of Britain in the South Atlantic has a lot going for it.
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