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1960 Winter Olympics - Squaw Valley, California

1960 Winter Olympics – Squaw Valley, California

by Tannera Kane

When I lived in northern California, I took a tour of Squaw Valley. I hoped to find and photograph original facilities. 171 more words

Historical Research

Standing stones and Viking boats

After a rainy day spent mostly indoors in Tarbert I take the bus to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. Lewis and Harris are really one island geographically speaking, with the more significant division at Tarbert, which lies on a narrow isthmus between South and North Harris, but due to different owners they acquired different names at some point in their past. 363 more words

Daily Stuff

SW National Parks Trip: San Miguel Mission

In my last post on our Southwest road trip, we visited the Loretto Chapel and the Oldest House in the U.S.A.  After that we visited the San Miguel Mission. 668 more words

First Day In Hong Kong In August 2014

I was back to Hong Kong in August again. Once again, my exploration time started.

It was the first time that I took pictures of the food on the plane. 548 more words

Hong Kong

Q's cool structure - The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is easily one of the most recognizable structures on earth. i have been to the Tower myself and absolutely enjoyed my time in France. 284 more words

Travel

Heidelberg

If you happen to be visiting historical sites in South Africa, why not pay a visit to the town of Heidelberg. This town started out as trading station in the late 1800’s and was involved in several events in our nation’s history. 36 more words

Places Of Interest

Oak Ridge - Secret City of WWII

My research into Tennessee’s contribution to WWII is not complete without a chapter on Oak Ridge, undoubtedly the largest and most significant war project in Tennessee. 1,074 more words

History