Wednesday, August 31, 2011

8 Unusual Modes of Transportation Around the Globe

1. Floating Bus - Hippo, Canada
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A Hippo is a unique 40 passenger vessel that offers land and water tours of Toronto. Come splash into Lake Ontario on our "Bus that Floats!" 

Friday, August 26, 2011

14 Strange & Interesting Facts Worldwide

1. Sudan Has More Pyramids Than Egypt
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Sudan has more pyramids than any other country on Earth - even more than Egypt. There are at least 223 pyramids in the Sudanese cities of Al Kurru, Nuri, Gebel Barkal and Meroë. They are generally 20 to 30 metres (65 -100 ft) high and steep sided.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

8 Weirdest Vacations

1. A Vacation Where You Can Swim With Pigs, Bahamas
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Swimming with dolphins? You can go one better! Visit the paddling porcines in Big Major Cay or Staniel Cay and jump in for a dip if you're brave enough. They won't bite-well, as long as you don't whisper "BLT" within earshot.

Friday, August 19, 2011

7 Countries That Have the Largest Domesticated Animal Population (by species)

1. Largest Dog Population in the World, USA
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The american people are the greatest dog lovers on the planet. USA has a dog population of more than 70 million dogs.

Presenting the Most Terrible Road, Airport, Railroad, Bridge...

This is our list of some most terrible traffic routes. Enjoy the post!

1. The Most Terrible Road in the World, Bolivia
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The North Yungas Road is a 61 to 69 km road leading from La Paz to Coroico (Bolivia's capital, to the Amazon region) in the Yungas region of Bolivia.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Top 9 Strange Streets in the World

1. Shortest Street in the World , Ebenezer Place – Scotland
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Ebenezer Place, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, is credited by the Guinness Book of Records as being the world's shortest street at 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in). In 2006 it surpassed the previous record (5.2 m, 17 ft) set by Elgin Street, Bacup, Lancashire. The street has only one address: the front door of No. 1 Bistro, which is part of Mackays Hotel.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

11 Weirdest Post Offices Around the World

While post offices are usually associated with long lines and inefficient service, that doesn't necessarily mean they should be totally kept off the travel itinerary.

1. Eiffel Tower Post Office, Paris, France
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This small post office is on the ground floor of La Tour Eiffel, so even if you're afraid of heights, it is worth a visit. You will be sure to impress with the special Eiffel Tower postmark on all your postcards.
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