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Gorgeous Fall Colours Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden

Gorgeous Fall Colors Brighten Seattle’s Japanese Garden This year, the Seattle Japanese Garden’s maple-viewing celebration was in late October. Fall is a time to view, and encounter, the garden’s many maples, stars of the autumn season. There are many other plants that undergo their beautiful, yet poignant, transformations in this season, too. Like this beautiful persimmon tree with fruit. Built in 1959, the Seattle ...

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Happy 100 Years at Volcanoes National Park Hawaii

It’s a Great Time To Visit Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and Celebrate its Centennial in 2016. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2016. Established on August 1, 1916, it is the 15th National Park in a system that now numbers 412 parks. The mission of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is to protect, conserve, and study the volcanic ...

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Seattle’s Ballard Locks, Explore a Local Gem

Locally known as the Ballard Locks, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle are a beautiful outdoor centre of exciting activity in one of Seattle’s most appealing places to enjoy a perfect day for families with children, nature lovers and historic locations. This is a great, family friendly, free attraction in Seattle. It is a site maintained by the US ...

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Buen Dia Montevideo Uruguay

Buen Dia Montevideo Uruguay! This is a great time to visit Uruguay The South American travel scene is hot with 2014 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, and Uruguay as a travel destination is super hot. Uruguay is a hot topic, with its progressive government, its informal president and its social society. Its football team gearing up for 2014 FIFA World ...

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Plaza Matriz, Yerba Mate and Antiquing

Plaza Matriz on a Saturday is perfect place for travellers to enjoy a Mate and the open air Uruguayan plaza life. Enjoy a Yerba Mate, or a cafe, stroll the plaza and browse the antique vendors, sit under the broad trees and enjoy a gelato. Its a relaxed environment and offers an introduction to the Yerba Mate culture. Plaza Matriz is ...

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