Thursday, May 7, 2015

Travel

The collection paid homage to the host country, blending modernity and tradition.
'Want to go to Iceland?" I asked my husband and 14-year-old daughter. She immediately said yes, but my husband looked at me quizzically and asked, "Why Iceland?" I responded, "Why not?"
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - We climbed gingerly down onto the narrow float of the seaplane that we had ridden in for a soft landing on Lake George, 45 miles northeast of downtown Anchorage. Just off to our right was the soaring Colony Glacier, its craggy azure surface providing a launch pad for polar winds blowing out to greet us.
NORTHERN IRELAND - On the Kings Road . . . at last . . . en route to Winterfell.
This is your opportunity to show where you went and what you did on vacation this summer season, from Memorial Day, May 27, to Labor Day, Sept. 2. We'll pay $25 each for four of the five best photos. The photographer of the winning photo will receive $100.
Jane Seymour said she had only minutes to produce South Street mural.
An estimated 90 species of cetaceans, some as hefty as 150 tons, navigate Earth's oceans, lakes and waterways. But good luck spotting a one of them, unless you know where to look. From National Geographic, the top-10 places to see whales and dolphins this summer.
In this photo by Koji Sasahara, beachgoers dig for clams on a beach during the Golden Week holidays in Yokohama, Japan. The week encompasses several national holidays and is one of the most popular times of the year for Japanese people to travel. From mid-March to June in Japan, people go to seaside parks and beaches to dig for clams such as Japanese littleneck. By the thousands, people start digging in the early morning and use rakes to find the clams.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The developer of a sprawling Chinese-themed resort on the Las Vegas Strip said Tuesday that the long-awaited hotel-casino on the former site of the Stardust Hotel is expected to open by mid-2018.
 
Anchorage offers Alaska treats off the cruise-ship path