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St. Augustine Lighthouse (Florida) – In Another Minute (Week 290)

St. Augustine, in Northern Florida, is the site of the oldest permanent aid to navigation in North America, starting with a Spanish watchtower built in the 1500s. The present St. Augustine Lighthouse stands…

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Chichén Itzá – World Wonder (Mexico) – In Another Minute (262)

Chichén Itzá on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico was a large pre-Columbian Mayan city. The collection of remaining buildings is a UNESCO World Heritage site. And the large pyramid El Castillo has been…

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St. Augustine (Florida) – In Another Minute (Week 248)

St. Augustine in Northeast Florida is considered the nation’s oldest city, having been established in 1565 by Spanish settlers. In September 2015, the celebrations of St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary will start in earnest….

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The Stanley Hotel – In A Colorado Minute (Week 245)

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is known for its prime location overlooking mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountain National Park, and for being the home and inspiration to Stephen King as…

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Schloss Charlottenburg Palace (Outside) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 129)

The Schloss Charlottenburg (English: Charlottenburg Palace) is the largest palace in Berlin and was originally commissioned by Sophie Charlotte, the wife of Friedrich III (later known as King Friedrich I) in the late 17th century,…

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Festival of Lights – In A Berlin Minute (Week 25)

It was a dark and stormy… and colorful night – and I went out on my Holland Fahrrad to capture these images for you from the Berlin Festival of Light 2010. The 6th Annual Festival of…

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New York City Must-See (NYC In A Day) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 108)

What if you only have one day (or even just an afternoon) to explore New York City? This is the tour I would recommend: NYC In A Day! When Margaret Briggs came up…

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Red Hook – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 74)

Red Hook is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, where I went twice this past week: for the wonderful wedding of Karen and Kyle at St. John’s restaurant Fort Defiance and another day for shopping at…

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