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Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 1

Niagara on the lake - Part 2
Alter our stop at the visitor centre it was back to strolling down the street and visiting some of the shops. The Christmas shop was a large double fronted homage to the holiday period and we spent quite some time selecting one of a k...
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Niagara on the lake - Part 1
Many people visiting Niagara Falls miss the opportunity to take in the beautiful little town of Niagara-on-the-lake (the lake being Lake Ontario) which is steeped in history and was once the capital of Canada. This little town is a hidden gem and for...
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Entering the USA from Canada
The majority of UK visitors to the USA will enter by air or sea, and those who are eligible for visa waiver will have completed an ESTA prior to embarking on their journey. (For details see articles on this site) What many people do no...
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Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 2
Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 2 While the filming of the movie was still happening Richard Burton decided that he like the area and villa very much. So much so that he purchased Casa Kimberley, which had nine bed...
Viewed 371 times since 10 October 2016.

Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 1
Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 1 I thought I would write a few information articles about this location and this seemed a valid question given the towns history. If you are from Europe and not a film buff ...
Viewed 369 times since 10 October 2016.

The Glen Canyon Dam Arizona
The Glen Canyon Dam Situated in the northern part of Arizona, on the outskirts of the town of Page, stands the Glen Canyon dam. This concrete arch dam straddles the mighty Colorado River between the upper and lower Rive...
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Canada – Québec City an Overview
The crown jewel of the French part of Canada is undoubtedly Québec City. It is one of North America’s oldest and most outstanding settlements. Its attractive Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a living museum of narrow cobblestone street...
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Canada: Montmorency Falls, Parc de la Chute – Part 2
While the park is beautiful in summer it is in the winter that it becomes spectacular. In winter, the hiking trails are only accessible on foot or if you go deeper when you have on snowshoes. It is worth the effort to go for a walk to the park' s cov...
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Canada: Montmorency Falls, Parc de la Chute – Part 1
The beautiful Montmorency Falls which are within the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is just a few minutes from the downtown area of Québec City. It is located between the river and the cliffs and it is one of the province' s most special and spectacula...
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Canada: Montreal the old city - Part 3
A bit further south you start to leave the older European style buildings as you walk down St. Sulpice Street, this will lead you to the Place Royale and the Archaeology and History Museum Pointe-à-Callière which is set right above the birthplace of ...
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Canada: Montreal the old city - Part 2
We stayed in the city for a month on work so had plenty of time there to enjoy as much as possible. This is not a complete guide to all you must see in Old Montreal. However if you take my advice and go on a walking tour of the area the list below in...
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Canada: Montreal the old city - Part 1
Montreal is one of the few major North American cities to have preserved its historic centre where most others have given way to development. You will find in the historic district narrow winding streets dating back to the French colo...
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Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York – part 4
The hangar deck shows you both the equipment and the personnel side of Intrepid. The Hangar Deck is probably where you will spend most of your time on board. The largest attraction is the 13, 000-square-foot interactive Exploreum, whi...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 55
As long as you do not mind underground places then I have saved the best till last and that is the Mammoth Cave National Park. Mammoth Cave is nine miles northwest of I-65 and is about an equal distance of 85 miles from both Louisville, Kentucky, and...
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Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York – Part 3
After your visit to the command centre there are three main areas that are open to the public. Immediately below is the flight deck and under that is the hanger deck, below these are parts of the third and gallery decks After you make ...
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Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York – Part 2
So where is it and what can you expect to see? It is located at Pier 6 on the western side of Manhattan on the Hudson River. On board you will find a collection of more than twenty aircraft, it does change, from World War Two to the p...
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Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York – Part 1
If you happen to visit New York City there are plenty of attractions that vie for your attention. However if you like recent history, and especially aircraft, then a visit to Intrepid Museum is a must. The museum is an educational and cultural non-pr...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 56
The park was officially established on July 1, 1941. It covers an area of 52, 830 acres with the most important feature out of sight under the Kentucky hills. Out of sight is a limestone labyrinth that became the heartland of the national park. While...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 54
The Cumberland Gap Visitor Centre is located on U. S. Highway 25E just southeast of Middlesboro, Kentucky and just northwest of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and the town of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The visitor centre has a museum that tells you all ab...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 53
The Cumberland Gap National Historic Park is situated at the point where Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia all meet. This natural pass provided the main route for settlers and traders crossing the Appalachians into the Midwest. It is now a National Hi...
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