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Sealy Lookout Forest Sky Pier

March 27, 2018

Banana plantations were started in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, in the 1890’s. Today, this Australian community is built almost entirely around the farming of bananas. Coffs Harbour is also home to a popular tourist attraction and amusement park, The Big Banana, which features a large walk-through banana built in 1964. The Big Banana was […]

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Barcelona, Spain From Monument a Colom

March 11, 2014

The Monument a Colom (Christopher Columbus Monument) stands at the foot of Las Ramblas, near the Barcelona Harbor. It was built in 1888 to honor the explorer and his discovery of America. The statue stands atop a sixty-meter-tall column (197 ft.) that overlooks the sea. The pedestal of the monument contains a gift shop and […]

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from Mt Washington

February 1, 2014

Mount Washington is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s south city area. The best (and easiest!) skyline photos of Pittsburgh can be taken from here because of the elevation of the hill overlooking the river valley and the location of downtown Pittsburgh below. The Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines allow access to Mt. Washington’s overlook. These are […]

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Barcelona, Spain from Parc Güell

December 23, 2013

Antoni Gaudi was commissioned by his main patron, Don Eusebi Güell, to design a residential English-style garden city on the outskirts of Barcelona. Gaudi worked on the project from 1900-1914, but it proved an economic disaster, and his vision was never realized. This eccentric park is now considered one of Barelona’s unique treasures and is […]

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