Monthly Archives: March 2010

Walking Tour of York, Pennsylvania, USA

                    Walking Tour of York, Pennsylvania, USA               The town of York was designed in 1741. It has a rich history, which includes a stint as the nation’s capital, from September, 1777, to June, 1778. The Articles of … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Valletta, Malta

           Walking Tour of Valletta, Malta   Valletta, Malta, a walled city whose fortifications date to 1566, was built by the Knights of the Order of St John.  The narrow streets are wonderful for walking and are lined with … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee, USA

                   Walking Tour of Nashville, Tennessee, USA   Because of its extensive musical heritage, the city of Nashville is known as “Music City, USA” and anyone with a desire to become a recording artist has probably spent some time here. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Cotwolds, England

               The Cotswold Villages are small, quaint towns in England, with strange sounding names (Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Upper and Lower Slaughter, Chipping Campden, etc).  The houses and other buildings are made of stone (from the area, so they have some … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Colorado Springs, CO

               The United States Air Force Academy, just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is located in the foothills of the Rockies.  Besides the opportunity to see military cadets engaged in various activities, the Academy grounds include a static display … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Normandy, France

               The Normandy Beaches, because of their significance during World War II and their connections, as a result, to the many descendants of soldiers from that era, present a moving experience for the visitor.  It is interesting to drive … Continue reading

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Spotlight on St Louis, MO, USA

               Gateway Arch, a gleaming stainless steel structure on the St Louis side of the Mississippi River, commemorates America’s 19th century westward expansion.  It rises 210 meters (630 feet) and dominates the river’s edge and the St Louis skyline as … Continue reading

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