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Fair Worker Hurt After Fall While Trying To Fix Ferris Wheel

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A fair worker who was trying to fix a broken Ferris wheel in North Carolina fell from the ride and suffered minor injuries. 112 more words


8 days in the town of Revelstoke, BC & pipe mountain coaster!!

There is a lot to do here. The nice thing is that it is very secluded being far from both Vancouver BC and Calgary Alberta. I think this limits tourism and visitors so that the town only has 7500 plus residents but still tons of amenities and outdoor stuff to do. 673 more words

Venice with Kids: 10 Fun Things to Do

Last summer we took the fast train from Rome to Venice, one of our favorite cities. We left Rome on the Frecciargento #9406 at 07:50 and arrived at the Mestre Train Station by lunch time. 1,450 more words

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Rhode Trip

I’m continuing the New England vacation thread with Providence, Rhode Island.  After some R&R at the beach in Madison, CT, we made our way up to Providence.   186 more words

Vying for Venice - A Brother and Sister Trip to Italy's City of Mystery and Masks

Venice – a city swelling with history, character, cuisine and culture.

I always knew that I just had to go to Venice. The moment came, immediate in its clarity, after reading the novella… 995 more words


Italy & Greece, Part 2

Our Italian journey continued on day five of the trip with a fairly relaxing travel day. The bus took us through the mountains on the way to Venice and we made one stop in the town of Verona. 918 more words


Venice...Arrivederci, Italia!

Although quite crowded, we found Venice to be beautiful. Really, people only seemed to bunch up on the bridges. The first message I saw when upon arrival while waiting for our water taxi  stated that we tourists need to be mindful of the Venetians and get the hell out of their way…”not everyone is here to tour, some people have to work.” I suppose it must be overwhelming to be a Venetian and deal with the constant flow of tourists. 1,921 more words