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Re: Why You should visit Nevada's Valley of Fire

DrFumblefinger ·
You are correct, GarryRF. There have been a number of movies filmed in the park. Lifted straight from Wikipedia , here is a listing of these: Film History : Valley of Fire is a popular location for shooting automobile commercials and other commercial photography. It has provided a setting for the following films and television shows: The Professionals with Burt Lancaster , Lee Marvin , and Claudia Cardinale was filmed in 1966. As of November 2012 a piece of the movie set is still up for...
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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo (#75)

Lynn Millar ·
Observations or random guesses: Christian (cross), Spanish (garb of non-angel statues), not a huge cathedral (scale) nor a wealthy one (bare stone work and growth on spires along railing). No ideas on beverage link or fortification.
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ET, Call Home: A visit to the Arecibo Observatory

Paul Heymont ·
On our recent visit to Puerto Rico, we took an unplanned side trip to what might be called ET’s phone booth—a vast radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory that “listens” to space both for astronomical information and any...
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Old San Juan: Beautiful...and not all old

Paul Heymont ·
San Juan, Puerto Rico is a city of contrasts, of modern skyscrapers, crowded residential areas of different eras, resort hotels and casinos along Condado, and much more...but the image that usually comes to mind is really that of Old San Juan, the...
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A Road Trip Gallery: Fort Mason Community Garden & the Man in Pink

PortMoresby ·
  March 12, 2015   I discovered the community garden on this visit to Fort Mason, having missed it the first time I stayed at the hostel.  I walked in, looking around for possible subjects, and didn’t notice the thin man in a...
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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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Jerez Cathedral and Neighbors: Where Gumbo Was (#75)

Paul Heymont ·
  Frequent-solver Roderick Simpson identified Gumbo's locale as the Cathedral of Jerez, in Spain. Another frequent contributor to the solutions spotted lots of clues: Spanish garb of non-angel statues, size not huge and cathedral not wealthy...
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Charleston's Cathedral of St. John the Baptist: Where Gumbo Was (#76)

Paul Heymont ·
  Visiting Charleston recently, I was struck by its handsome cathedral and unusual spire. The church seems reasonably well-rooted in the 19th century, but the tower reminded me of the turn-of-the-last-century church of Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre ...
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Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, Sicily

Paul Heymont ·
Agrigento, Sicily's Valley of the Temples is the world's largest archaeological site, and its mysteries are also immense. PHeymont visited and reports.
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Sept. 24, 2017: Lake Asal, Danakil Depression, Ethiopia

Grand Escapades ·
Grand Escapades provides today's Pic of the Day of Lake Asal, a salt lake in Ethiopia's Danakil Depression.
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Apr. 17, 2017: Melting House at Gare du Nord, Paris

Paul Heymont ·
An art installation that accompanied the Paris Climate Conference serves as a reminder, and also mirrors its surroundings.
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Koblenz: At the German Corner

Paul Heymont ·
Join PHeymont for a stroll through Koblenz's Old City and a bit of history and art.
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Alpacas lost and found at hotel

Paul Heymont ·
More bizarre lost and found items, this time at a hotel chain.
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The Knife Angel, Gateshead

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares the story behind the Knife Angel, accompanied by lots of great photos.
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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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Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris

Paul Heymont ·
PHeymont continues his exploration of Paris's largest and most famous cemeteries.
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Visiting an ancient monastery in Egypt

Marilyn Jones ·
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to a 1500-year-old monastery that keeps alive the traditions of Coptic Christianity.
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La Dolce Vita (Part 2) Rome: A City in Renaissance

DrFumblefinger ·
(Overview of the city, viewed from "Rome from the Sky") I'd previously discussed the old Roman Ruins, which you can read about here. After the fall of the Roman Empire around 500 A.D., Rome entered a dark age that lasted a thousand years. ...
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November 9, 2016: Angel of the North, Gatehead

ViewFromTheChairPhotography ·
Angel of the North, Gatehead, North East UK. A contemporary sculpture of an angel set on a hill, completed in 1988. The scupture measures 20 m (66 ft) tall and 54 m (177 ft) across.
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Fine Dining for Homeless People in Madrid

Paul Heymont ·
A Madrid restaurant serves paying customers by day and provides free sitdown meals for hungry homeless people by night.
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Celebrating Natchez, Mississippi’s 300th Anniversary

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones takes her family along to visit storied Natchez, about to celebrate its 300 years of history.
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Rome of the Renaissance

DrFumblefinger ·
Following last week's visit to what we can see of Imperial Rome, DrFumblefinger explores Rome's second 'golden age'
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Spend Your Summer Vacation in South America

Anil Verma ·
The massive continent of South America is so rich with culture and ripe with breathtaking scenery that it’s considered the Holy Grail for travelers. South America is a destination that caters in any kind of traveler; whether you want to trek the many backpacking trails, have a fun-filled wilderness experience, or go on one of the many outdoor adventures. Spending your summer vacation in South America, during the southern hemisphere’s winter, is a favorable option because it will allow you...
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Glimpses of Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn

Paul Heymont ·
PHeymont makes first acquaintance of a fabled landmark, home to many 'permanent New Yorkers.'
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April 28, 2019: Salto Angel, Venezuela

Grand Escapades ·
Grand Escapades visits some of the wonderful waterfalls and lakes of Venezuela, including the world's tallest waterfall, Angel Falls.
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Las Vegas

VegasClub ·
  The city of Entertainment.  So many shows, nightclubs drinking; and gambling only makes it more confusing.  The Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Indoor Skydiving, Zip Line, Rock Climbing, Triple A Baseball, Rodeos, Concerts, Limos,...
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Anatomy of a Trip, Oaxaca: Monte Alban

PortMoresby ·
During the months of preparation for my trip to Oaxaca, I wrote " It remains to be seen if archeological sites are in my future but, as an activity of which I've never partaken, I really should give it a go."
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Venice Carnival kicks off with "Flight of the Angel"

Travel Rob ·
Venice kicks off Carnival on Sunday in front of thousands.
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Art, Architecture, History and More in Fun Frederick, MD

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some of the sights and activities she experienced on a fun weekend in Frederick, Maryland.
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5 Promising Cities in the World for Talented Young Go-Getters

Jenny Hahn Masterson ·
Young people have different perspectives about great places to live when compared with other age groups. When you’re young, you often have a somewhat ambitious and innovative mindset that is fueled by the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, find new experiences and have the chance to interact with different cultures and interesting people. Now, where are the best places to find all of that? Tokyo, Japan Japan’s capital, Tokyo is a densely populated metropolis, so huge it’s...
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Re: November 9, 2016: Angel of the North, Gatehead

PortMoresby ·
I've never been to see the angel but am always taken with it in pictures. Yours is just stunning, may very well inspire me to seek it out.
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Re: November 9, 2016: Angel of the North, Gatehead

ViewFromTheChairPhotography ·
Well worth a look thank you
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Re: Sept. 13, 2019: Kittiwakes on Tyne Bridge, Newcastle

PortMoresby ·
Trying to get a look at the bridge on Streetview, am I correct that your location was above Lombard St. on the Newcastle side? That's quite a bridge. I haven't yet explored England north of York but am intrigued by the Angel of the North & Durham. It looks like that puts me right in Kittiwake country.
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Cathedral of our Lady (Vor Frue Kirche), Copenhagen

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits Copenhagen's Cathedral, site of Royal Weddings and Coronations.
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North America, part 3. Pink Rattlesnakes in Arizona’s Grand Canyon.

Kirsten Hines ·
Our North American installments of Kirsten Hines' Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents concludes with a visit to a little known snake in one of the seven natural wonders of the world - the Grand Canyon
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It's a Wonderful (Life) Museum

Paul Heymont ·
In the Finger Lakes town that inspired the movie, there's a pleasing little museum devoted to It's a Wonderful Life.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art: Tasting a Vast Collection

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shows us how rich and varied are this major museum's collections
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Christmas Island's red crabs on the march

Paul Heymont ·
An annual arthropod migration blocks roads and gets plenty of attention in Australia.
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Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, Central Park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits one of the best views in New York City's Central Park
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The Many Lives of Berlin's Dorotheenstadt Cemetery

Paul Heymont ·
In central Berlin, a small cemetery has served different roles over its 260-year history
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The Pennsylvania Farm Show: Where Farmers and Curious Visitors Meet

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephany shares some of the sights, sounds and smells she encountered during a visit to the Pennsylvania Farm show in Harrisburg.
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Making Handmade Art Glass, Boise Idaho

Samantha ·
Looking for a unique experience in Boise? Samantha suggests visiting Boise Art Glass to make your own handmade piece of art.
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The Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L walks us through the incredible abbey itself, and explores how much of it sits not on the island but on its supporting buildings.
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The National Gallery of Art, Washington

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits the National Gallery of Art, in Washington and gives us a tour of some of its exhibits and treasures
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Mission San Juan Capistrano -- "Worth a Visit"

DrFumblefinger ·
I love honesty in advertising!  When a place as historically famous as Mission San Juan Capistrano tells you it's "Worth a Visit", it's not only a believable claim but likely one of the most understated in all of California.
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Mormon Temple, Cardston, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the beautiful Cardston temple—the first Mormon temple built outside the USA more than a century ago
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A Visit to Normandy: Magnificient Mont St. Michel

DrFumblefinger ·
As we drive through the pretty farmland of Normandy, with its pleasing apple orchards and pastures dotted with sheep and dairy cows, it’s easy to forget this region’s turbulent past....
 
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