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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2014: Statue of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, Kuhio Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Travel Luver ·
So there really was a "Big Kahuna". I thought it was just a slang expression.
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Re: Ferry Service to Cuba Approved by US

GarryRF ·
The Ferry travels mostly with Trucks and trailers from the UK and Europe. Fresh produce and manufactured goods. Then its folks on vacation with their car and the occasional caravan. From the UK and Europe. Many prefer their own car when touring Ireland for a few weeks. Full of kids survival kits. Wellington Boots and a beach bucket and spade ! Many travel with tents and trailer tents. And you can continue on from Ireland to Scotland. Travelling on the ferry can be a pleasant day. On board...
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Montreal: Je Me Souviens

DrFumblefinger ·
There are many great cities to visit in Canada, two of my favorites (for different reasons) being Vancouver and Montreal.  Vancouver has one of the most breath-takingly beautiful settings of any city in the world, and I’ll be discussing it...
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Quebec — A Walled European Fortress In America

DrFumblefinger ·
Quebec, like New York, is both a city and a state (or rather, a province).  It’s an island of French heritage and culture within our Anglo-North American continent.   We combined this visit with stops in Montreal and...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 13, 2014: Statue of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, Kuhio Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Ottoman ·
  Duke Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) is a legend in the world of surfing, but this was only one of his many great achievements.   Duke (aka "The Big Kahuna") was born in Honolulu and grew up in Kalia, Waikiki (near...
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Get Your Drink On at Hofbrauhaus – Munich, Germany

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a great time drinking a liter of beer, listening to music, enjoying a pretzel, and making new friends at Hofbrauhaus in Munich, Germany. Check it out while in the area. You won't be disappointed.
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The Battle of Waterloo, June 2015 (part 2)

Mac ·
 On Sunday 18th June 1815 the 74,000 troops of the French Emperor Napoleon hurled themselves at 67,000 European allied troops of the Seventh Coalition from Holland, Belgium, Germany and Britain under the command of the English Duke of Wellington...
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The Battle of Waterloo, June 2015 (part 1)

Mac ·
Early in the afternoon of June 19th 2015 in the little village of Waterloo, south of Brussels in Belgium, the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte walked in the gardens of his battle headquarters in the farmhouse of Le Caillou with his wife Josephine. The next...
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The Guyzance Tragedy, 17th January 1945

Ian Cook ·
This lovely spot in Northumberland was the site of the tragic death of 10 young men. Ian Cook shares the tale.
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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her visit to the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. She says it is one of the best Hyatt Brand Resorts she has visited.
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A Visit to Ireland: Part 12) the Valley of the Boyne

DrFumblefinger ·
This post concludes tales of my road-trip around the Emerald Isle (though I've still got a few things to share about Dublin); if you want to catch up on prior posts, you can find them at this link .  I don't think this road-trip series could end...
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Shunpiking Through Northern Ohio

Jonathan L ·
Continuing his off-the-Interstates trip to Minnesota, Jonathan L stops to see the sights of northern Ohio.
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Norwegian Australia cruise becomes 'trip to nowhere'

PHeymont ·
A Norwegian cruise ship with a history of propulsion issues has a complete breakdown and has to be towed to Melbourne.
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History, Mystery, Art and More in Boonsboro and Beyond

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some of the sights and activities in historic Boonsboro, Maryland, which she recently visited.
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Jan. 28, 2019: Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-The-Lake

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the historic Prince of Wales hotel, a charming landmark in a charming town.
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March 20, 2019: Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City

DrFumblefinger ·
We look at the Grand Palace of the tiny country of Luxembourg in our Pic of the Day.
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Wellington and the Marlborough Sounds region of New Zealand

danthewanderer ·
DantheWanderer visits New Zealand and shares great travel destinations and photos of the journey.
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June 9, 2016: Ha'Penny Bridge, Dublin, Ireland

Ottoman ·
While exploring Dublin, Ottoman came across this charming historic bridge which was built in 1816 and crosses the River Liffey.
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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo? #181

DrFumblefinger ·
I believe I ate the best Beef Wellington I've ever had at this place. Je me souviens!
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Re: Niagara Falls: Pretty much the complete guide

DrFumblefinger ·
A nice summary of an amazing place! Basically the water of the great lakes flows over this precipice -- but actually just half the water. Ontario Hydro diverts the other half of the water for electricity production and to reduce the rate of erosion of the precipice. The town itself is very touristy, but after you've visited the falls I'd recommend leaving town and exploring some of the Niagara Peninsula. Great orchards and vineyards, small towns, like Niagara-on-the-Lake, and one of my...
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Re: May 8, 2020: On Via d. Trinita dei Monti, Rome

PHeymont ·
Haberdashery for sculptures seems to be a thing these days; here are two from last Spring in Scotland...Sir Walter Scott in Edinburgh and the Duke of Wellington (and his horse) in Glasgow. Somewhere I've also an image of Gutenberg in Strasbourg, wearing a life preserver.
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July 22, 2020: Breaking Bad—Saul's Law Office, Albuquerque

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband checked out Saul's Law Office on their self-guided "Breaking Bad" tour.
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The Cairns Gateway to Reef and Rainforest

Barry Barford ·
Barry looks back nostalgically at a former home in northern Australia.
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Eating Out in Beaufort, South Carolina

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L shares some of his favorite restaurants in Beaufort, South Carolina
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Changing of the Guard, Buckingham Palace

DrFumblefinger ·
One of the more popular tourist attractions in London is to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace. British tradition at its finest.
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