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Royal mistresses, swans, and Big Ben

On 20 October 1714, George I was crowned king of England and on the same date in 1858 the great bell, nicknamed Big Ben, was winched into place (but it didn’t ring until the following year). 312 more words

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I spotted this article online last week while I was browsing the web and just thought I would share it with you all! 65 more words

The Garden Bridge

Postcards of London landmarks are ten-a-penny (or, these days more likely ten-a-pound) and even for a city as vast and eclectic as London is, the selection from most tourist hotspots is repetitious and uninspiring. 412 more words


Bizarre Pranks Pulled at Famous Landmarks

by Justin Crockett

Have you ever driven by a stop sign and seen where a jokester wrote something witty under the word “stop”? Or gone to the library and someone has replaced all the books with dicks? 737 more words


Firehole River

August 2014 – Wyoming, Yellowstone Park

Photo taken by Vasiliki Papacharalambous

…and this is where about 3,000 to 4,000 gallons of thermal water from the Grand Prismatic Spring is poured every minute of the day. 71 more words


The Dell's Mill

Made a trip out to the Dell’s Mill in central Wisconsin. Great to see the colors changing on the other side of the pond.

This is actually two shots combined. 72 more words