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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 27, 2014: Painted Ladies in San Francisco

PortMoresby ·
Many Victorian buildings that survived the 1906 earthquake were destroyed in the fires that followed. Those, like these, that escaped both were largely located west of Van Ness Ave, the line at which fire fighters dynamited buildings, creating a fire line to save at least part of the city. I'm glad these were saved, PHeymont, or the City would be a very different place, wouldn't it. Thanks.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

GarryRF ·
Think I need to send you some "Tetley Tea Bags " in the post Paul. I have to bring my own T-Bags to the US. Very weak brew you get in Restaurants. One day we'll get you a T Pot to complement your kitchen.... and maybe some fresh tea (not bagged)
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

PHeymont ·
Thanks, Garry...but I actually have a collection of teapots, some loose tea...and too much indolence to make it right!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

GarryRF ·
How to make a perfect brew : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-8LbiVjmXc If that's too much messing - get some strong flavour Tea Bags !
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

PHeymont ·
Tea, we discovered in our week in Istanbul, is a necessity of nearly every meal and occasion, and one fraught with ritual. It must be made with the right tea, it must be steeped for a long time and then diluted to the right color, and served in small...
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July 26, 2017: Lady Liberty—The Statue of Liberty

Samantha ·
Samantha takes us to visit the famed Statue, and fills us in on its history.
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Rittenhouse Square: Philadelphia's Lively Heart

Jonathan L ·
Philadelphia's lively and historic Rittenhouse Square is one of Jonathan L's favorite places to visit. He shares his views and thoughts.
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March 22, 2020: Lady in the Park, Winnipeg

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits a popular statue in Winnipeg, situated in Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park.
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Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Buenos Aires (Where Gumbo was #144)

DrFumblefinger ·
The Church of Our Lady of Pilar is one of the oldest churches in Buenos Aires, and a beautiful example of its Colonial era architecture. It adjoins the famous Recoleta Cemetery.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 27, 2014: Painted Ladies in San Francisco

PHeymont ·
  San Francisco is noted for its colorfully-decorated Victorian houses—the Painted Ladies—with multiple colors used to highlight their ornate details. Built by the hundreds in the prosperous days after the Gold Rush and the Civil War,...
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Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady, Old Town, Prague

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband checked out the Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady in Old Town, Prague.
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Re: Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady, Old Town, Prague

DrFumblefinger ·
It's a great church! I loved visiting it. If you like astronomy, be sure you visit the grave of Tycho Brahe within the church.
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Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon, Brussels (Where Gumbo was 396)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting a beautiful historic Cathedral in old Brussels, in the Sablon neighborhood of the city.
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Snow Lady, Riverside Park, NYC

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L found a wonderful snow sculpture in New York City
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Santo Domingo Convent, Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits this basilica in Buenos Aires, part of a former Dominican convent.
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The Shrine of our Lady of Guadelupe, La Crosse, Wisconsin

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the Shrine to our Lady of Guadelupe, on the outskirts of La Crosse, Wisconsin. It was a cool rainy day, but the shrine is lovely and well worth exploring.
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