Monthly Archives: July 2008

ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 95

      I-95 stretches from Miami, Florida to Houlton, Maine and the Canadian border. It passes directly through the megalopolis which extends from Washington, DC to Boston, so is one of the busiest highways in the country. It also passes fairly … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 10

     Interstate 10 is the southernmost of the transamerica highways and one of the longest. It stretches from Jacksonville, Florida to Los Angeles, California, and includes many significant US cities enroute, including New Orleans and San Antonio.        Florida … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 20

     This highway does not traverse the entire country but starts near Florence, South Carolina and continues westward to western Texas. Several major US cities, such as, Atlanta, Georgia, Birmingham, Alabama, and Dallas, Texas, are located along the route.   … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 40

   Interstate 40 begins in North Carolina and ends just northeast of Los Angeles, California. It connects major urban centers such as Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee, with Little Rock, Arkansas, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.      North Carolina … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 70

     Interstate 70 begins around Baltimore, Maryland and traverses much of the nation before ending in the middle of Utah. It manages to links several important cities, such as, Denver, Colorado and St Louis, Missouri.        Maryland           Baltimore … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 80

     Interstate 80 links New York City and San Francisco, California. Just the inclusion of these two mega-cities makes this one of the most important of these east-west superhighways. But there are also many great places along the way which … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross USA on Interstate 90

     This is the inaugural entry of a new series on my blog, entitled ROAD Trips. These posts will highlight a highway in the United States and, perhaps later, other countries of the world, and consider the many opportunities for … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Innsbruck, Austria

     Innsbruck is a lovely Tyrolean town in the Austrian Alps. It is convenient to southern Germany (Bavaria) as well. The Old Town is compact and easily walkable. Here is my walking tour of this charming town.                                                                 Innsbruck … Continue reading

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Notable Obelisks and Columns of the World

     It seems that mankind loves to erect tall cylindrical structures, usually as a memorial to an important person or to commemorate a significant historical event. At any rate, there are many of these obelisks throughout the world. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Notable Tombs of the World

     It seems that many of Man’s important structures are erected to honor the dead. Tombs are often quite elaborate and special places because of the reverence which significant people inspire. Come with me on a journey around the world to … Continue reading

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