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Scenic World in Katoomba

Katoomba is a major touristy area for Australia’s Blue Mountains. The train stops in town and from there you can catch either a city bus or hop on hop off bus out to Echo Point and Scenic World. Both places … Continue reading

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Key West

Key West is the only US island in the Caribbean and the only completely frost free place in mainland USA. The Old town part of the island formed naturally from a coral reef. The new town is man-made with landfill … Continue reading

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Seattle Tourist Attractions

Many Alaska cruises start and/or end in Seattle. Anyone who has some extra time there can find numerous things to see on or near the waterfront. Some attractions are even free, such as the Gold Rush Museum in Pioneer Square. … Continue reading

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Seattle Great Wheel

All summer long Alaska-bound cruise ships come and go through the Port of Seattle.  For passengers with a bit of time before or after a cruise, Seattle’s waterfront area offers quite a variety of things to do. Walking along the … Continue reading

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Port Angeles Underground

  I always thought Seattle was unique in having raised the level of the city’s streets in the past and that the  Seattle Underground Tour was the only tour of the historic underground that once upon a time was the … Continue reading

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