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UNESCO site: Socotra Archipelago [Repost]

Located approximately 150 miles east of the Horn of Africa and 240 miles south of the Arabian Peninsula, the four islands that comprise the archipelago have remained largely untouched despite…..

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Bigger On The Inside: V.A.B. [Repost]

One of the best parts of touring Kennedy Space Center at the #NASATweetup for Atlantis’ last launch was getting a look inside the VAB – the Vehicle (originally Vertical) Assembly…..

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Montreal Sites: Notre-Dame Basilica [Repost]

Cited as one of the most dramatic examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the world, the church is perhaps even more interesting for its unusualness. Instead of the traditional glass…..

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Chinese History in 3.5 Minutes [Repost]

Both Gary and I have taken courses where we had to memorize a LOT of Chinese history – and when we saw this video from Globe & Mail journalist Mark…..

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Akber Batada’s Cosmic Cab [Repost]

If you haven’t already heard about Toronto’s Cosmic Cab then you’ll certainly be on the lookout for him after you see this short video by CityTV. While a driver with…..

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George Town, Grand Cayman [Repost]

Our forth port of call during our 2013 cruise for Nicole’s birthday was the Caribbean British overseas territory of the Cayman Islands and its capital George Town. Located on the…..