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Budapest, Hungary: Palatinus Baths Celebrate 100th Year PDF Print E-mail


If your travels take you to the beautiful capital city of Hungary, you’ll happily wander the streets enjoying historic sites, parks, restaurants and other destinations. Then, your tired feet and the rest of you will be ready for the baths.

Since 1919, the little island off the coast has been a destination for locals and tourists to enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, summer sunbathing, sports, massage, music and other relaxations. For scheduled events, prices and other info, go to en.palatinusstrand.hu

 
Manitoba, Canada: Visions Of Beluga Whales And Polar Bears PDF Print E-mail


The whales gathering along the Churchill River in late summer is the best time to watch the big belugas swim along to feed and give birth to baby belugas. Then, as the cool weather of September arrives, you can also see the big white bears roam and fish near Manitoba with their families. For info on tours and other activities, go to www.travelmanitoba.com

 
Bus Tour Of Hollywood Visits Famous Movie Sites PDF Print E-mail


Driver: It was at this very street corner of La La Land where Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone danced. And years earlier, where Elvis serenaded Ann Margret. Also, much earlier, it was here where Nelson Eddy sang a love song to Jeanette MacDonald. And next week we’ve scheduled another Hollywood Walk of Fame event featuring angry guys with jack hammers once again chopping up Donald Trump’s star.

 
Burning Man Festival To Light Up Nevada’s Black Rock Desert PDF Print E-mail


Calling all now-grizzled senior hippies from the 1960s and 70s, as well as young creative roamers. From August 26 thru September 3, 2018, many thousands of celebrants will gather in huts, tents and other make-shift housing to celebrate the let-it-all-hang-out celebration of cool life.

There under the burning desert sun and starry nights they will indulge in creating all art forms, music, self-expression and many other uninhibited freedoms. And, of course, ending with the burning of a huge wooden male figure on the final night. For prices, schedules and other info, go to burningman.org

 
Hollywood Walk Of Fame Plaques Targeted By Crazies PDF Print E-mail


Tourists who visit the Los Angeles area usually spend at least an hour or two walking along the famed sidewalk. Many times they find their journey violently interrupted by angry people chopping and otherwise attacking one or more the plaques under their feet. The latest is the Donald Trump star. A nutcase has defaced it, this time with an axe, banging the metal star and sidewalk around it into pebbles.

So, next time you wander along Hollywood Boulevard, don’t stand too long over the star of your favorite show biz immortal. You may just find yourself in a dangerous destruction zone.

 
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