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Phila. PA: With Elections Soon, Be Inspired By Liberty Bell PDF Print E-mail

If your travels take you to Philly, spend an interesting few hours in the downtown Independence Square area. Visit the Liberty Bell, an inspiration for more than three centuries of American history.

The famed inscription, “Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof” is the basis for our ongoing democracy and freedom. Its meaning is evident as we decide this year who will be our next president.…Bernie, Donald, Micheal, Joe, Pete, Liz, Tom or whoever.

Amsterdam, Holland: Visit And Sample Tasty Fockink Booze PDF Print E-mail

I know I can get in Dutch for using that distorted f-word. However, if your travels take you to the capital city of the Netherlands, be sure to add the Wynand Fockink distillery on your fantastic visit schedule.

The popular destination has been producing excellent beers, liqueurs, wines and other drinking products for nearly three and a half centuries. For Fockink prices, hours and other info, go to wynand-fockink.nl

Should Heathrow Name Be Changed To Churchill Airport? PDF Print E-mail

The famed British airport first opened as Great West Aerodrome in 1925. It had been a wheat field in the small town of Heathrow near London, thus the name. However, through the years since, suggestions have urged the government to name airport in honor of wartime prime minister Winston Churchill.

Other historic leaders have major airports named after them. They include  Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, two Kennedys, Charles De Gaulle, Louis Armstrong, John Wayne, Bob Hope, John Lennon and others. Hmmm. Wonder when will someone suggest the Donald Trump International Airport?

San Francisco CA: Ya Just Gotta Do Lombard Street Selfies PDF Print E-mail

When your wanderings take you to the beautiful City By The Bay, be sure to spend some moments on this winding lane that takes you through eight hairpin turns while surrounded above and beyond by the great landscape of Russian Hill.

Lombard is the most crooked street in the world, except for any time a politician walks the pavement in Washington DC. When visiting the San Francisco scene, bring camera and/or smartphone to record your wonderful winding wandering walk or drive thru.

Miami, FL: Haul Yer Nekkid Old Butt To Haulover Beach Park PDF Print E-mail

Winter has long been the time when seniors seek warmth and sunshine in Florida. And Haulover, where you can get the most exposure to the balmy weather, is the most popular public clothing-optional stretch of oceanfront beach in the U.S.

Haulover attracts more than 1.3 million undressed people to its white sands and warm water annually. It’s enclosed at either end by picket fences, and offers beach chairs and umbrellas for rent. Lifeguards protect bathers from water hazards and peepers who may attempt to sneak in to observe the nude bathers. Haulover Beach, 10800 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL, 33154; + (305) 944-3040


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