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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo (#338)

George G. ·
Not giving hints to your location, but here are a couple of like places I visited on the Savannah Georgia Riverfront. BTW, did you snag one of those yummy looking treats in your photo?
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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo (#338)

Jonathan L ·
I might have gotten something here or at another choice location in the place Gumbo is visiting. But you options look great also.
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Re: Chattanooga & Paris?

PHeymont ·
Not that I read Conde Nast's newsletter often...but I'm ready for the Chattanooga choo-choo sometime. It's on my "southern road-trip bucket list" for someday...along with Charleston, Memphis and revisits to Nashville and Savannah. Maybe we could all get together and get Food Network to fund us... And here's a softball: What do Nashville and Athens have in common?
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Supreme Court asked: Do tour guides need licenses?

PHeymont ·
Two Federal courts, one in New Orleans and another in Washington DC have issued conflicting decisions on whether cities can require licensing of tour guides. An advocacy group, Institute for Justice, acting on behalf of a group of guides, has asked...
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Films that affected your Travel destinations

DrFumblefinger ·
Conde Naste posted a nice piece on 50 films that most influenced travel, which you can find here. As a kid growing up on the Canadian prairies, I do recall films helping open my eyes to the great world out there.  Several come immediately to...
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Chicago — City of Skyscrapers & Cloud Gate

DrFumblefinger ·
Like the monolith in Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke’s monumental film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, “Cloud Gate” looks like an alien object dropped onto a terrestrial landscape (not the African Savannah, but rather into...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 9, 2014: Forsythe Park, Savannah

Marilyn Jones ·
America’s first planned city, today Savannah is famous for its beautiful mansions facing 24 park-like squares, lovely architecture and southern hospitality. A popular attraction is Forsythe Park (above), a gathering place for tourists and...
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Four Ways to Savor Savannah

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some of her favorite ideas on what to see and do when visiting Savannah, Georgia
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Awash with Excitement

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell recounts a visit to Awash National Park in Ethiopia.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 5, 2013: Zebras, Singapore Zoo

DrFumblefinger ·
I love watching zebras, especially in African Savannah but also in the zoos.  In the wild zebra are very wary of people and, more often than not, you see them running away (exposing their rumps to your lens).  They're more...
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Barcelona's "Other Architect"

PHeymont ·
Almost everyone who visits Barcelona goes knowing a little about Antonio Gaudi, the “moderniste” architect of the Sagrada Familia basilica and a host of unusual early 20th century buildings. Those who don’t soon find out that Gaudi...
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Johnny Mercer Statue, Savannah, Ga

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob Shows us the Johnny Mercer Statue in Savannah, Ga
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Check out the Unmissable things to do in Indonesia

Rekha Bisht ·
Located on both sides of the equator surrounded by waters of Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean, Indonesia is an archipelago of more than 17000 islands. The South Asian country is counted as one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is home to beaches, volcanoes, hundreds of ethnic groups, wildlife-thriving jungles, all of which look painted by the very Gods. From ancient Hindu temples, adventure sports, relaxing Balinese massage to a number of wonderful experiences, every moment spend...
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Art and Survival in the Tassili Plateau

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell explores the heart of the Sahara -- a life filled with hardship, sand dunes and camel. A trip highlighted by the remarkable sights of Tassili n’Ajjer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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5 Places for a Romantic Journey to the Virgin Gordas

Stephon Smith ·
The Caribbean has always been a place for exceptional romances. The quiet beaches paired with the exciting nightlife is what you need for a lover’s paradise. However, it is the British Virgin Islands that is now on the radar of newlyweds. The idea of a place which is so filled with surprises that you can go ahead and find yourself a nook to be with your loved one is enticing. What makes it all the more interesting is the fact that the Virgin Islands are also home to a lot of untouched bays...
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Historic Brunswick Courthouse (Where Gumbo was #269)

Travel Rob ·
The Historic Courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia anchors a historic district that's well worth a visit.
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Jet Blue does it again $150rt-Savannah-NYC

Travel Rob ·
Jet Blue has had some great fares this month and here's another Savannah-NYCrt or vice versa-One way tickets also allowed at $75. An example below.Not many tickets are left at this price. Search Kayak ,Google Flights etc to find the bargain...
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The Big Island of Hawaii (Part 4). Kohala & Saddle Road

DrFumblefinger ·
My final blog post on the Big Island covers the driest (less than 25 cm of rain a year) and oldest parts of the island — the northwest and central regions.  (Petroglyphs, King's Trail, Waikoloa village) The Kohala...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 10, 2014: Cloud Gate, Chicago

DrFumblefinger ·
    One of the most fascinating pieces of public art I've ever seen is this one in Chicago.  Known as Cloud Gate, it sits in Millennium Park.   When I first saw it a number of years ago, I wrote the following about it which I...
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Oct. 28, 2016: Horses at Pebbles Beach

seesaw ·
Seesaw visits a beach in Barbados, and finds not all the swimmers are people.
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Airline Route Roundup: New Year Offerings

PHeymont ·
The new year brings a new round of airline route announcements, some of them involving major expansion.
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Learning to make the waiting lines fun

PHeymont ·
An innovative graduate program at Savannah College of Art and Design focuses on designing theme park queues that entertain the waiters.
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Allegiant dips a toe into the NY market

PHeymont ·
Ultra-low-cost carrier Allegiant gets its first New York area flights, and also adds Denver and Ogdensburg.
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Colombia to allow flights over inaccessible park

PHeymont ·
Colombia opens its remote national park, home to uncontacted tribes, to limited flyovers.
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Castille de San Marcos - St. Augustine FL

Jonathan L ·
St. Augustine Florida is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States. It was founded by Spain in 1565. There is a lot to see there and this will be the first of three blog pieces about this wonderful town.   During...
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Athens Georgia

Jonathan L ·
Home of the University of Georgia campus, but with a history of it's own. Jonathan L reports it's a mixture of old and new, with an eye on it's future.
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Allegiant Air adds new routes

DrFumblefinger ·
Allegiant Air is expanding its route map, adding new destinations.
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Planning For A Memorable USA Trip? Get These Cities In Your Bucket List First 

silvia watson ·
Right from the food-loving New Orleans to the artsy Asheville, there are so many cities in the USA all ready to just blow your minds apart. Just on the surface, the NYC skyscrapers might not feel more different from the sun-washed buildings of Santa Fe. Similarly, the crystal clear beaches of Honolulu might seem to be just different from the oak shaped ones of Savannah. But despite these differences, American cities share the same old spirit of being lively all the time. Just the right...
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Re: Where in the World is TravelGumbo #165

Travel Rob ·
Georgia is not the Southeastern state in question. And Forrest Gump was not filmed there, although parts of that movie were filmed in Savannah.
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Re: Four Ways to Savor Savannah

George G. ·
On our way to St. Augustine we stopped overnight in Savannah for a Riverwalk stroll that included a sweet shop on the waterfront.
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Re: Four Ways to Savor Savannah

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
That looks incredible!
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Chippewa Square, Savannah, GA

Travel Rob ·
Chippewa Square, Savannah, GA
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Sept. 23, 2020: Welcome to Georgia

Samantha ·
Samantha shares pictures of the Georgia state road sign.
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October 5, 2020 Our Lady Star of the Sea, St Mary's, Georgia

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob gets a neat reflection shot from the window of a beautiful small church in St Mary's, Georgia
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Kruger National Park: The North

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares photos and memories from a visit to legendary Kruger National Park, these from the northern end of the park.
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Haitian Monument, Savannah, Georgia

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shares some of the history behind the Haitian Monument in Savannah, Georgia
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St Petersburg, Russia – 2006

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L continues to revisit his 2006 trip to Russia, today in St. Petersburg (Leningrad)
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Amtrak bringing back long-distance routes

PHeymont ·
As travel restrictions ease, Amtrak is restoring suspended or reduced service to daily runs on twelve long-distance routes.
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Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, South Carolina

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island
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Savannah, Georgia Bus Tour

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a bus tour and mansion hop around Historic Savannah
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Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia

Jonathan L ·
Join Jonathan L for a tour of an unusual legacy and a fascinating museum that melds art and history.
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Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes a walk around the historic Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah
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Walking Savannah's Riverfront

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes a walk along Savannah's historic waterfront and explores its history
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Savannah, Georgia Food Tour

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on walking food tour of historic Savannah, Georgia
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Kudu Bulls, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

Professorabe ·
ProfessorAbe shares more stunning wildlife photos, this time from iSimangaliso, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in South Africa
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