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National Cherry Festival - Young
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National Cherry Festival - Young - 2018

The cherry season in Australia lasts usually from the middle of November until the end of December. The epicenter of the Australian cherry growing area is Young, NSW. And the most important day in Young's calendar is the Annual National Cherry…
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Canberra - city of politics and memorials

I guess the politics and war memorials go hand in hand. It's a sad reality. I walked down from the war memorial to the parliament house. Only had a very limited amount of time in Canberra and tried to see as much as I could. I've been to…
Travel blog Vermont USA
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Vermont - USA - the colours and covered bridges

The state of Vermont, USA is located just south of the Canadian border. We entered USA in Vermont and spent only a day there. We didn't have a specific destination. Just wanted to see the famous covered bridges for which Vermont is famous for. We…
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Cheapest Sydney Harbour Cruise - Sydney to Manly ferry

If you want to cheapest Sydney Harbour cruise you don't go to a travel agent. You use your Opal card; and if you do it on a Sunday, you can make as many trips as you want and it will only cost you $2.60 for the entire day. I think that is…
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Toronto - blink and you miss it

There are places I want to visit, and there are places I'd like to live in. Toronto is the former. What's not to like about that city. It's big, but quiet and peaceful. If someone asked me anything that I remember about this town, it would be…
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Niagara Falls - a spectacular sight

We were told that the Canadian side is much better to view Niagara Falls and they were right. No point describing here what they look like. I'm not a poet. It was just beautiful, and frightening at the same time. There is a spot at the top of…
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Washington DC - a city of politics and monuments

We never booked anything for our trip. No hotels, motels or airbnbs. And I was happy that we didn't because we were free to explore as long as we wanted. The only date we had to keep was the departure, everything else was negotiable. That plan…
Pennsylvania Amish
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The Amish Country

The Pennsylvania Amish of Lancaster County are America's oldest Amish settlement, where thousands still live a centuries-old "Plain" lifestyle. We just wanted to see what they look like. We heard about them and saw them on tv. Witness, starring…
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Philadelphia - a quick stop to see the birthplace of American democracy

Philadelphia was just a short drive from New York. We picked up our rental car in Newark Airport early in the morning. Our AirBNB host was kind enough to drop us off there. We only spent maybe 3 hours there. Basically caught the lat tour…