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Virginia Dale – In A Colorado Minute (Week 361)

The small community of Virginia Dale, Colorado, has a very significant claim to fame: the last remaining stage station of the Overland Trail! The Virginia Dale stage station was established in 1962 by…

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Governors Island – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 109)

Governors Island, nestled snugly between Brooklyn and Manhattan*, is one of those magical unreachable places that you get to see from afar for years and then finally you find a way in (or it’s opened…

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Flushing Meadows World’s Fair (Queens) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 90)

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens hosted the World Fair in 1939/40 and 1964/65 and still features several iconic and slightly extraterrestrial seeming structures left from those fairs. Among the structures at the Flushing…

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Tempelhof Airport – In A Berlin Minute (Week 16)

A few years after planes stopped taking off from the historic (and at times controversial) Berlin Tempelhof Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Tempelhof), this summer, the centrally located city airport opened as a public park. So we…

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Mesa Verde (UNESCO Heritage site) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 201)

Mesa Verde is not only a beautiful US National Park but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s the largest archeological preserve in the United States and features over 4000 archaeological sites and…

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Ghost Town Carr – In A Colorado Minute (Week 186)

In my search for abandoned buildings (a personal passion) in Colorado, I came across a listing of ghost towns in Colorado… and found out that there supposedly was a ghost town just north…

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Olympic Village Berlin (Olympisches Dorf) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 119)

The Olympic Village Berlin in Elstal was the first brick-on-brick Olympic village and is therefore the oldest Olympic village still in existence. It was built for the 1936 Olympics. In the beginning, it was…

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Südgelände Park – In A Berlin Minute (Week 128)

Excited to share with you a new discovery that has immediately become my favorite park: Natur-Park Südgelände (south area) in the neighborhood Schöneberg. This park was once a train yard (more specifically a classification yard or marshalling yard),…

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