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Re: Rafting Montana's Clark Fork River

Paul Heymont ·
Great pictures! quite different from the Upper Delaware (my only rafting experience). I noticed the old water chute in one picture...what was it used for? It looks a bit like the wooden aqueduct we saw a few years ago in Colorado that moved water along the edge of a canyon to a work site.
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Enjoying the Wonderful Sites in Zacatecas, Mexico

My Thatched Hut ·
Millions of tourists visit Mexico every year, mostly in the winter as people like to get away from the freezing temperatures and snow in the north.  Almost all of these people visit the tourist cities of Cancun, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas,...
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200 Years of History on the Erie Canal

Jonathan L ·
After 200 years, the Erie Canal is still at work, and at leisure. JonathanL follows it from Buffalo to Albany for a great tour.
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Three Coins in a Fountain, but no feet allowed

Paul Heymont ·
Police and the City administration are on a crackdown to keep people and problems out of the city's famed Trevi Fountain
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Ian Cook's TravelGumbo contributions

Ian Cook ·
A listing of Ian Cook's contributions to TravelGumbo. Check out this great list of wonderful photography.
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Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

PortMoresby ·
    When I began planning my visit to Oaxaca, I knew nothing about mezcal beyond having heard or read the word.  I discovered early on in my research that the beverage is the distilled product of the agave, also called maguey, plant...
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Rochester, NY: City of Re-Invention (Where Gumbo Was #140)

Paul Heymont ·
Gumbo’s location in Puzzle #140, as Travelling Canuck and GarryRF recognized, was the puzzling city of Rochester, New York—a city that has re-invented itself so many times that its nicknames tangle the tongue. It’s been the Young...
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Cadiz: Huge storm reveals lost Roman ruins

Paul Heymont ·
In the aftermath of last week's huge storm in Europe, Cadiz discovers new Roman ruins along its beachfront
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A Day in Coimbra, Portugal

Paul Heymont ·
Once Portugal's capital, and still the seat of its oldest university, Coimbra offers a pleasant excursion from either Lisbon or Porto.
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Rome finds 'Tomb of the Athlete'

Paul Heymont ·
Construction crews find a 2000-year-old tomb in intact condition
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Fontaine-de-Vaucluse: A Town Shaped by Water

Paul Heymont ·
Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, in the Luberon area of Provence, is a small village with a big distinction. Its name comes from the spring that is the source of the Sorgue River, and that spring is the largest in France, fifth-largest in the world, pushing out...
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The Falkirk Wheel, Scotland

Ian Cook ·
The Falkirk Wheel is a unique rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.
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July 1, 2016: Kamares Aqueduct, Larnaca, Cyprus

Ian Cook ·
The aqueduct, while it looks ancient, dates to the 18th century. It was built in the Roman style.
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Apr. 9, 2016: Roman graffitti at the Pont du Gard

Paul Heymont ·
Almost any monument or structure that lasts more than a few years becomes a graffiti target. The Pont du Gard has been one for a thousand years!
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Anatomy of a Trip: Postscript

PortMoresby ·
At the end of a journey to Oaxaca, Mexico, and possibly a new chapter in her travel life, PortMoresby comes to some conclusions and ponders some lessons learned. And more pictures, of course.
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Mar. 19, 2016: Ancient Trees, Ancient Bridge

Paul Heymont ·
Three ancient olive trees keep company with an even older bridge, the famed Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that once brought water to Nîmes.
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West Point Foundry Preserve: A walk through history and nature

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us to visit the historic West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, New York
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Sept. 26, 2020: Munich's Fish Fountain

Paul Heymont ·
A seemingly whimsical statue in Munich's Marienplatz is actually the inheritor of a long and interesting history.
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Lenoir Nature Preserve—A beautiful walk in an urban park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L travels to the city of Yonkers for a walk in nature.
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Croton Gorge Park: Supplying NYC Water for 150 years

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits New York's oldest water supply reservoir.
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San Diego Museum of Art

Paul Heymont ·
PHeymont enjoyed a visit to San Diego's not-too-large but impressive art museum on the Balboa Park Prado
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London: Swimming in the Sky

Paul Heymont ·
A seemingly impossible London swimming pool hung between two buildings may be just a harbinger of what could be next.
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A Travel Guide to Querétaro

Frank M (Guest) ·
Querétaro is a rising star among Mexico's tourist destinations. It's a lovely colonial city situated in Mexico's high mountains (sponsored content)
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National Building Museum, Washington, DC

Paul Heymont ·
PHeymont shares views and history of one of his favorite red-brick monuments.
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The Falkirk Wheel, Scotland

Judy Barford ·
Judy Barford captures the world’s only rotating boat lift in action.
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Old Roman Gate, Evora

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the old gate, part of the Roman wall surrounding the old city of Evora.
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Rio de Janiero - Part 2

Jonathan L ·
 Here is the 2nd part of my trip to Rio.
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Visiting the Roman Ruins at Volubilis, Morocco

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis in northern Morocco. The city thrived during its short period of Roman occupation but was abandoned. A massive earthquake in 1755 caused most of the structures to collapse. Restoration has partially restored key buildings.
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