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Cartagena Spain

The city of Cartagena Spain An ancient port city that was Hannibal’s Spanish headquarters during the Carthaginians’ second Punic war with Rome. It is still the main Spanish Navy establishment. Located on the south eastern coast of Spain, the city … Continue reading

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Inside Palace of Popes

Inside the Palace of Popes Inside the walls of the Palace are two main courtyards. The first and largest is used for concerts and other events. The stage is still set up. In July Avignon hosts the Avignon festival of … Continue reading

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Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles No visit to Paris is complete without a visit to the Palace of Versailles. It began as a hunting lodge, then grew into a magnificent palace. Now it is as much a museum to the art and … Continue reading

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City of Light

Paris – city of light Is Paris called the city of lights because it was the first city to use street lighting or because it was the center for enlightened thinking in the 18th century? From these sunrise pictures it … Continue reading

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Kenora landmarks

Kenora Landmarks Like all communities, Kenora has a few unique landmarks, and a mixture of old and new architecture. The red building is the old post office. The modern white building at the water’s edge is a tourist information center. … Continue reading

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Singapore at Night

Singapore is a beautiful city. My first view of it was at night when we arrived at our hotel. Part of our cruise package with Princess Cruises included a one night stay over in Singapore and transfers from the airport … Continue reading

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Benoa BALI

There is a lot happening on the beaches at the port of Benoa, Bali, Indonesia. Where do you want to go today?

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Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid is a symbol of Copenhagen, Denmark. She came to life in the stories of Hans Christian Andersen,and lives on in the form of a bronze statue overlooking the harbour and the bicycle and walking trails along the … Continue reading

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Concord

Today, while waiting on the runway in a Scandinavian Airways plane at London’s Heathrow airport, I spied through the porthole, a piece of British Airways history. In front of one of the hangers was the famous supersonic Concord airplane. As … Continue reading

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Shocott Springs

In the country between the Bedfordshire towns of Shortstown and Cotton End is a reforestation project sponsored by the two towns. By combining the names of the two towns, the project was called ShoCott Springs. From Shortstown, there is a … Continue reading

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