Trying to Pretend They are a Rembrandt Painting

  Sacha, his childhood friend and like a son Fabrice, his girlfriend Emily, Chelsea and Martin. With Yann as the photo painter trying to be a Rembrandt painting.              Related Stories Feeling the Earth Move Under my FeetMy Addiction Starts with a BThe Unknown Road Ahead  [Author: French la Vie]
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Long haul to Luang Prabang

We are up early as our bus leaves at 7.40am and we need to get to the bus station. There is a little idiosyncrasy in the shower in that either they had a bodgeit plumber or they have different ideas about tap colour coding the water runs cold
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Friendly, Grungy Montevideo

If Buenos Aires is an old, elegant lady who puts on her fancier clothes and applies bright-red lipstick when she steps out, Montevideo is the grungy little sister with messy hair, a slogan tee, ripped jeans and not a care in the world. “Come as you are,” like Cobain was singing… Let’s make the allegory clearer. Buenos Aires feels classy and it cultivates the image of a city that looks, feels and tastes European. Downtown Montevideo looks like the kind of city where bad guys are hiding behind dum...
Tags: Travel, Brazil, Argentina, South America, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Avenida, Montevideo, Cobain, Tres Cruces, Ta Ta, South America 2018-2019, de Julio, Julio Montevideo Avenida, Tres Cruces Terminal Montevideo, Tres Cruces Terminal Mate

13 Steps to Prevent Your Rental Car From Crime at Gasoline Stations

There has been a rash of vehicles stolen from fuel stations in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area over recent years — and some of those incidents have been violent; while others involved the safety of children... ...but the problem is not only... The post 13 Steps to Prevent Your Rental Car From Crime at Gasoline Stations appeared first on The Gate.
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Last Chance – Probably Ever – to Get the Starwood American Express Card

American Express will no longer offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express after February 12. On February 13 Marriott is rebranding Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards as Marriott Bonvoy. Chase will become the sole issuer of the program’s primary consumer cards. Continue reading Last Chance – Probably Ever – to Get the Starwood American Express Card...
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Day 44 Home Sweet Home

Todays the day The rides I was most looking forward to on this trip were my rides hometo West Palm to Philly and Philly is phinally here We are awakened by some Philly inspired music djed by Nora Jane and Im filled with excitemen
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South America Day 18 Beagle Channel

We are staying in an apartment in Ushuaia which has pros and cons compared to a hotel. Pro we can cook our own food. Con now everything we own smells of sausages. Pro there is room to dry laundry. Con laundry is forbidden. So we spend the night wi
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Don't ever say never

Once I wrote the phrase I'll never want to go to Africa. Ten years later I've visited Kenya South Africa and Morocco and dreaming about more. There is so much to see there snowy beaches of Zanzibar the mysterious desert of Namibia timeless flow of t
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Term 1 in Geneva

Term 1 seemed more hectic than normal. Murray was away a lot in Bangladesh responding to the emergency there. I was working full time covering for a colleague. C at a new school and the others still at primary we are now on 3 different campuses. Still
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Home leave to NZ Cornwallis Auckland camping at Davies Bay

A lovely home leave enjoying a summer break in the middle of European winter. Thanks to family and friends for putting us up and lending us beds and cars etc. A much needed kiwi break.
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2018 Bucharest to Amsterdam

72118 Saturday. Budapest. We started the day with a bus trip through Buda the hilly half of the city on the right bank of the Danube up to the St. Stevens Cathedral the famous and beautiful Neogothic cathedral on the hilltop with a stunning view of
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France, Paris

Affiche dans le métro Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
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Day 43 Makin History in DELAWARE

Today would be the day that Bike Build history is made We will be the first team in the organizations history to cross the state line of Delaware I think this is the only continental state a trip has never touched But not without some pain to get
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Watch a Tornado Touch Down and Blow Aircraft and Buses at Antalya Airport

A tornado struck Antalya airport in Turkey today and it was captured on film heading across the airport “travelling between international Terminal 1 and the threshold of runway 18C.” The storm manages to move “a Corendon Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8, an Onur Air Airbus, and another 737 in the colours of tour operator Detur.” Airport buses and other vehicles were overturned. Continue reading Watch a Tornado Touch Down and Blow Aircraft and Buses at Antalya Airport...
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Original Content podcast: Fyre Festival docs shine light on a social media-fueled disaster

Netflix and Hulu have each released their own documentaries about the infamous Fyre Festival, and the hard-working hosts of the Original Content podcast have watched both of them. We’re joined this week by Brian Heater, and the three of us are unanimous on one thing: If you’re only going to watch one of these documentaries, make it “Fyre” on Netflix. It’s the better-made movie, offering a clearer retelling of what actually went wrong at the first-time music festival in the Bahamas. But if you...
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Vroom! A Cars Movie Novelty Buttercream Cake!

Not fond of fondant? Try making a novelty cake using buttercream! This technique can be used for any style but for this one I'm making a Cars themed cake for a Cars mad little boy Nate!
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How to Use Your OpenTable Points to Get Discounts at Hotels

There’s an amazing ramen place around the corner from our apartment that my boyfriend and I end up at probably once a week. For a while, we were just walking in for a table when we got hungry, which actually works most of the time. Then I realized they were on OpenTable.Read more...
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Spain Day 32

Waves a bit TOO loud last night that's what happens when you're 10m from the beach Still pretty good night's sleep in spite of that.Stopped off at a supermarket for a few bits then used P4N to find a spot near but not TOO near the beach a littl
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#Saudi Crown Prince to Launch $425 Billion Infrastructure Plan - Bloomberg

Saudi Crown Prince to Launch $425 Billion Infrastructure Plan - Bloomberg:Saudi Arabia is seeking 1.6 trillion riyals ($425 billion) in investment by 2030 for infrastructure as well as energy, mining and other industrial projects, as part of an effort to cut its reliance on oil, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Saturday in Riyadh.Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is behind reforms known as Vision 2030, will present details of the infrastructure plan on Monday. The kingdom could sign abou...
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Deutsche Bank Gets #Qatari Commitment For More Funds - Bloomberg

Deutsche Bank Gets Qatari Commitment For More Funds - Bloomberg:Deutsche Bank AG has secured a commitment for additional investment from Qatar as the bank seeks to bolster its finances, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The investment is likely to be made through the Qatar Investment Authority, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, the people said, asking not to be identified because the talks are private. Two other Qatari investment vehicles, controlled by members of the royal fa...
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Forget Surge Pricing, Tokyo’s Subway is Paying People in Noodles and Tempura to Travel Off-Peak

Tokyo’s subway is offering vouchers for free soba noodles and tempura to passengers who consistently travel at off peak times. Don’t like surge pricing? The idea has tremendous potential. Continue reading Forget Surge Pricing, Tokyo’s Subway is Paying People in Noodles and Tempura to Travel Off-Peak...
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Thailand yoga retreat in sexual assault scandal reopens

Teacher accused of misconduct has returned and report into school has not been publishedThe world’s biggest tantric yoga school, which closed after multiple women alleged rape and sexual assault, has reopened with the accused leader back in charge and amid accusations that management suppressed an investigation into the abuse.Agama Yoga, which is located on the Thai island of Koh Phangan, shut down for “restructuring” in September after the Guardian published allegations by 14 women accusing the...
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Michael Weinstein's Travel Day From Brooklyn

Today Michael is flying to Chicago from La Guardia in New York. This will be his third trip to snowmobile northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We drive from Chicago to Land O' Lakes WI tomorrow and start snowmobiling on Monday. It's going to
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Total Solar Eclipse in Argentina and Chile: July 2, 2019

“If you have the opportunity to see a total solar eclipse in person, do whatever you can to see it. Not everyone will be amazed by it; but I was — and your next opportunity is in Chile and Argentina on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.” The paragraph you just read was what I wrote in this article which includes my photographs of the last total solar eclipse, which... The post Total Solar Eclipse in Argentina and Chile: July 2, 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
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Day 71 No more eating out

So Shelby and I decided despite the fact that eating out can be fairly cheap here and the street food is delicious we needed a different option. We committed to the creation of a hotel home and have hung up art work and decorated our room. This week the n
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Day 70 Learning learning learning

Starting week two at Trailblazers Foundation. Here are some cool things about this foundation They are one of the few NGOs invited to a government meeting each year to determine who will be responsible for helping meet the request needs of e
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The 10 best budget hotels in Florence for 2019

What’s not to love about Florence? In one small city, you have the famous Duomo, the renowned Uffizi Gallery Museum, and of course, incredible food. Maybe the crowds can be a little overwhelming at times, but with millions of tourists flocking here, there’s no lack of affordable accommodations in the city. However, not all cheap hotels are worth checking into. So where should you stay if you’re traveling on a budget? We did the research to find the best cheap hotels in Florence with most rooms w...
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American Reveals Plans for Chicago, Dallas, and Phoenix Flights

American may launch Chicago - Krakow. Phoenix will become more of a seasonal hub. And Toledo, Akron, and Charleston, West Virginia should all launch from Dallas Fort-Worth. Continue reading American Reveals Plans for Chicago, Dallas, and Phoenix Flights...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Charleston West Virginia, Chicago Dallas, Dallas Fort Worth Continue, Phoenix Flights, Chicago Krakow Phoenix, Toledo Akron

Souks and a sea castle

A two hour taxi drive takes us from North Lebanon to South Lebanon. It's a small country but each area is different. Beirut is a cosmopolitan city Byblos is predominantly Christian Sidon is 80 Sunni Muslim. Sidon has large Syrian and Palestinian ref
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Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn

Overview of the Historic Center of Tallinn From the Historic Center of Tallinn World Heritage inscription: The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn is an exceptionally complete and well-preserved medieval northern European trading city on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The city developed as a significant center of the Hanseatic League during the major … Continue reading "Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn" The post Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn appeared first on Everything Everywh...
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