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The Shot Tower - Taroona

The Shot Tower on the old Channel Hwy at Taroona has a rich history and no matter how many times you’ve done it, climbing to 300+ steps (from the very bottom) to the top is always worth it. 62 more words


Historic clock and statues to be moved

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Two downtown Rochester landmarks are facing different futures.

With a huge expansion of the Mayo Civic Center set to begin in 2015, a decision had to be made on what to do with the Seth Thomas Clock and the statues of the Mayo Brothers while construction is ongoing. 65 more words

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Coliseum and Beyond

After a strenuous climb, a caapucino and gelato, we were ready to continue our walking tour of the city.

Of course, with so many sites to see near the river, we had to make a couple of little detours on our way to the coliseum.. 144 more words


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Seascapes or Landscapes

I keep doing Cee’s challenges willy-nilly when I get the chance.My time is taken up offline a lot of the time at the moment, but I wanted to post something today, and Cee’s challenge was the perfect opportunity for me to show off some of the beautiful landscapes in Cumbria, as well as a few of the sea here in Kent – and a tree. 39 more words


Dream Destination!

So my friends came back from a trip to mountains, here in India, and looking at the pictures they’ve uploaded, it looks like a fun trip. 520 more words


Jane Austen, Oliver Cromwell, and a notorious pickpocket

16 December in London’s history: Jane Austen was born on this day in 1775. One of the most widely-read authors in English history, Austen spent her early life in Hampshire, moving to Bath and later Southampton with her family. 138 more words

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