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Science World Space in Vancouver, British Columbia

On July 29, 1998, the first streetcar rolled down the “Vancouver Downtown Historic Railway,” operating service between Science World and Granville Island. The railway was built as a demonstration line, with the intention to bolster support for future streetcar expansion in the downtown core.  Science World Station was the end of the terminus station for…

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Kirkstall Abbey in Kirkstall, England

Kirkstall Abbey has been a feature of the banks of the River Aire for more than 800 years. The picture-perfect ruins have attracted artists such as  J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Girtin, and John Sell Cotman. It was founded in 1152 with the help of Henry de Lacy, the 2nd Lord of Bowland who had promised land…

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Lake Abraham in Alberta

Lake Abraham looks similar to other glacial lakes in the Rocky Mountains, with its striking milky blue waters (the result of rock flour, a fine silt carried down from nearby glaciers) and surrounding snow-tipped peaks. But Lake Abraham isn’t natural. The lake, which is now Alberta’s largest reservoir, was created in 1972 with the construction…

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25 World’s Most Harmful Cities – Where To not be a Vacationer

Visiting countries and cultures that are completely different from your own is rewarding. Travel to foreign shores gives you a broader insight and understanding of humanity. You reflect on who you are. It can be life-changing. The world is always changing too.  What may have been a safe place to experience only a few years…

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18 Amazing Luxurious Ocean Liners

Do you dream about cruising the high seas or island hopping in tropical and exotic locations? If you do, there is no need to rough it, it can be done in style! There are a few companies around the world with gigantic cruise ships. If you’ve ever seen one in port, you’ll have an idea…