Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Travel

My father, Maurice "Moose" Berry, was in the 104th Regiment, 26th Infantry Division and fought in the Ardennes, where he was wounded, and in the Battle of the Bulge.
PARIS - At 125 years old, the Moulin Rouge sparkles and shines from its nestling place along a busy commercial street in the Pigalle district.
Rum, cigars, and hips that swivel - such are among Cuba’s most enduring clichés.
KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii - Auntie Vivian arrives first, leaning on a walking stick, her straw hat jauntily askew. Next is Auntie Mary, waving to the audience as laughter smooths out her wrinkled face. Then comes Auntie Hattie, knuckling spectacles back up on her nose.
PARIS (AP) - The Eiffel Tower closed to the public for most of the day Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily.
New York's One World Trade Center on Wednesday treated invited guests to a sneak peek at the panoramic views from the observation deck atop the newly opened tower, which rises nearly a quarter of a mile (400 meters) above the streets of Lower Manhattan.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - Images of sticky black beaches and stories of the stink of oil from a broken coastal pipeline shouldn't force canceled plans for the vast majority of tourists planning ocean vacations in California.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio officials unveiled a new statue of inventor Thomas Edison on Wednesday that will be added to the collection of sculptures in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol.
MACAU (AP) - Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula.
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