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Re: Where Gumbo Was: #6.5

PortMoresby ·
Wouldn't you know, the mystery within the mystery. And while I'm at it, WE WANT MORE WALLANDER!! In English or otherwise. I kind of liked the original version. Scandinavians do depressed so well.
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My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

PHeymont ·
St Pancras International and the St Pancras Hotel, once tagged for demolition, live on to serve, and to captivate hearts anew.
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East End London: Around the world in food

PHeymont ·
In a neighborhood populated by waves of immigrants for centuries, the food is varied...and wonderful.
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Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha ·
Holiday lights are a tradition in many places. Here, Samantha takes us to see one of her favorite displays.
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September 26, 2019: Home-made Bricks, Peru

Sylvia ·
Sylvia shares a photo of some adobe bricks, an ancient construction element that is still commonly used in the Peruvian Andes.
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Where Gumbo Was #2: Kaliningrad Cathedral

PHeymont ·
Most people seeing this picture of the Old Cathedral in Kaliningrad, Russia, assume they’re looking at the 19th-century because of the red-brick construction. But they’re wrong! The cathedral was begun in 1333 and nearly finished by 1380,...
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Where Gumbo Was: #6.5

PHeymont ·
    See original puzzle HERE. This week's second puzzle, the puzzle set for the TravelGumbo detective squad has a detective story of its own. These buildings are on Apotekesgatan, part of the medieval core of Ystad, Sweden, the...
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

GarryRF ·
A magnificent display of architecture ! The likes of these buildings will never be built again. So we need to treasure these reminders of our history.
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

PortMoresby ·
Well, what the heck, P., no pictures inside your room? How disappointing!
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

PHeymont ·
We didn't stay there...too rich for our blood. But I will post a picture later of what came with our afternoon tea there.
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

PHeymont ·
Afternoon tea at the Gilbert Scott restaurant in the St Pancras Hotel...
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

GarryRF ·
That had to be a selection for 4 people ! You didn't finish it I hope. Afternoon Tea is quite a calming experience. I think you should do a version in New York !
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

PHeymont ·
No, that was for two. With some guilt, I admit that we finished it, and were served some extra scones as well. A luxurious afternoon, immediately preceded by a walking tour of Marx’s London, and followed by a long walk after to pay for the calories.
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Re: My Favorite Pile of Bricks: London's St Pancras

GarryRF ·
That Karl Marx gets more than his share of criticism. Very interesting read though. Did you know he fought to get a 12 month guarantee when you bought something new. Quite a novel idea at the time. Another Marxist ideology.
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

Marilyn Jones ·
Oh so festive!! Photos are so beautiful!
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

GarryRF ·
Looks like a wonderful setting to enjoy the Christmas Holidays. But to get into the European style of celebrating you should extend your Christmas through to New Year and enjoy 10 days of goodwill to all men !
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

DrFumblefinger ·
It does look like a lot of fun!
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha ·
Thanks Marilyn. I appreciate that, especially coming from you Have a great weekend.
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha ·
I like that idea Garry. I think I will take those ten days and spend them in Hawaii
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Re: Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights in St. Louis, Missouri

Samantha ·
Hi DrFumblefinger, it was a great time. A little cold, but the fire and the beer kept us warm, lol. Hope to get to do it again sometime in the future. Thanks for the comment.
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