Friday, October 24, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Travel

ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) - Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve "fightin' words."
NEW YORK (AP) - Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting him through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters - and even handkerchiefs.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Charleston has been ranked the No. 2 travel destination in the world by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine - second only to Florence, Italy.
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - From the snow-dusted peaks of Arizona's San Francisco Mountains to the fire-singed hillsides surrounding this northern New Mexico town, Mother Nature is signaling that fall is here.
CHICAGO (AP) - George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco.
I lifted my backpack to my knees, shuffling everything inside it until I found my headphones and sketch pad. I needed these objects to distract me from hearing the man in front of me, belting out the Portuguese song playing on his iPod. Along with the oth
NEW YORK (AP) - Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned "The Raven," along with some other fun things to do - including not one but two major museums that offer free admission.
 
Pennsylvania autumn shows true colors in Ricketts Glen