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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

Australia

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

Local News

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

Travel

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

Postaday

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

Life

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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