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La Palma, The Canaries - Part 3

If you make this part of a three day trip then here are my idea for days two and three. If this is just part of a long weekend then mix and match to get the best parts that interest you. Day Two ...
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Visiting the Parks Part 4

All parks have children’s buggies for hire at a very reasonable price. The place to hire these are usually at the front of the Parks and wheelchairs are also available there. The kids love them and they are handy for putting your bags on etc (we used...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 9

Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 9 The previous article told you something about the history of the jail, so now it’s time to move to the current day. There is a large amount to do in the surrounding area so this is one ...
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West Greece - Part 2

Voulgareli – It is a Byzantine monument of particular importance, and an excellent example of Byzantine art, dedicated to the Birth of the Virgin. The monastery was founded in 1281. While in Voulgareli, it is also worth a visit to the...
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Anchorage, Alaska – Part 2

Of course there are other ways to arrive if not by air, If arriving by cruise ship at Whittier or Seward then there are good connections to Anchorage, including via the iconic Alaska Railroad. The train station is located on 1st Street which is is wa...
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Olive Garden

The Olive Garden is an Italian restaurant chain which has branches all over Orlando and the surrounding areas. It’s building is very Italian with plates on the walls, vast selections of wines and pictures and murals of Italy on all the walls. Even th...
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Visiting Fort Lauderdale

I first visited Fort Lauderdale in 1995, for a few days and fell in love with all it had to offer. The beaches and the life style blew me away. So much to see and do and of course the sunshine and beaches were an added bonus. Due to work and ...
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Shopping & Eating in Naples

Naples IS shopping With the fabulous Fifth Avenue and Third Street where you will find very exclusive shops and impressive art galleries, equal to any at Beverly Hills and the many discounted malls and outlets. Just make sure yo...
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Key West

We have visited Key West several times and have always been charmed by its quaint houses and fascinating museums and shops. Located in Monroe County, Florida, 129 miles from Miami, Key West is a delightful place to visit if you have time to spend a f...
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Only in Orlando - Part 2

Where else in the world can you round the corner of a busy main street (Disney World) and come across an enormous steam ship with the paddles you remember from old western movies with even a gruff and deep male voice shouting, “All aboard” followed b...
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Shoe shopping in Orlando Pt 2

Shoe shopping and bargain hunting comes in to it' s own at the outlet centres. Stores such as Nine West carry huge stocks of sandals in summer and boots in winter plus regular smart and casual shoes all year round, often offered at buy one get one ha...
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Windsor - Part 1

Just like the Royal family itself Windsor exudes pageantry but has also taken on many of the facets of modern Britain. The riverside town is a real mix of designer shops, quaint tea shops plus many of the usual chains, then it surrounded by a sprawli...
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The Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit (spoiler free)

The Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Centre opened in July 2013 and I was lucky enough to pay a visit a couple of weeks after it opened. Before seeing it in person, I had read lots on the internet about the engineering required t...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 46

The Pleasant Hill Shakers We had heard that there was a Shaker village that was quite near our route to the Daniel Boone National forest so we decided that this would make a good place to stop on the journey as they offered accommodati...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state- Part 41

Covered Bridges Kentucky' s ' Timbered Tunnels' are rare and scenic view of past times. These covered bridges are remarkable combinations of both engineering and architecture. Now days they provide a weathered reminder of earlier times...
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Chevrolet Equinox - standard SUV

On a very short recent visit to Florida I chose to use Alamo to supply my rental car for our 1 week stay. On this trip I chose a Chevrolet Equinox AWD standard SUV from the parking Lot. With my wife and two teenage daughters luggage capacity is one o...
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Taj Mahal, India – Part 1

As a lasting monument to love, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful buildings. However, its very popularity has meant that a crowd-free visit to this legendary site requires careful planning. If not it will be it will be like a visit to...
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Avignon, France - Part 1

If you fancy getting away what better than a trip to the historic and gastronomic Provençal city of Avignon. It is an easy train journey or short flight away and is ideal for that long weekend break you have been promising yourself. W...
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Manatees in Florida

Manatees are sometimes known as ‘sea cows; and they are one of the most delightful creatures to be found in Florida. They are gentle sea creatures, which are mainly herbivorous, and which graze in the shallow waters off the coast of Florida, or in th...
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Myakka State Park

Myakka State Park is situated in Sarasota on the S. R. 72. This park covers 58 square miles od natural prairie and encompasses The Myakka River. This area was once occupied by the Seminole Indians and it was they who named the river Myakka. T...
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Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 2

Why is Puerto Vallarta a tourist destination? - Part 2 While the filming of the movie was still happening Richard Burton decided that he like the area and villa very much. So much so that he purchased Casa Kimberley, which had nine bed...
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Kew West - Florida

Key West, situated 150 miles from Miami and 90 miles from Havana, is a tropical island city which has maintained a strong sense of detachment. Along with the rest of Florida, the US Government acquired Key West from Spain in 1821. The Spanish named t...
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Bok Tower Gardens & Pinewood Estate

Close to Lake Wales and 300ft above sea level (one of the highest points in Florida) Bok Tower Gardens is a unique oasis. The gardens were commissioned by Edward W Bok, a famous at the time literary editor, who in 1929 gave them to the public. ...
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Kuala Lumpur - an overview - Part 3

Merdeka (Independence) Square was once the cricket field of the Royal Selangor Club. Its current claim to fame is that it now plays host to the world’s tallest flagpole which stands at an incredible 95m. As the day comes to an end then why not treat ...
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Friday Fish Fry a must!!

We have been new fans of the Cracker Barrel chain of restaurants for only about 2 years now, and though following a family rule of we will eat in different restaurants everyday, well trying to, you can’t help returning to a favourite. On a re...
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