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The Capitol Christmas Tree

The Christmas spirit is alive in the nation's capital with the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree earlier tonight.   Since 1964, the Architect of the Capitol has authorized placing a Christmas tree on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.   This year's tree is a 79 foot...

O Christmas Tree

The days get shorter and the nights longer in the Northern Hemisphere as we approach the end of the year. Depending on where you are, there might be snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. However, something is missing. A Christmas tree!   Earlier tonight Towson...

Soaring over the Susquehanna

Black Friday marks the first day of the Christmas shopping season. Although it is the day to chase door busters, it is also the season to watch bald eagles at Conowingo Fisherman's Park.   The bald eagle or Haliaeetus leucocephalus is the national bird of the United...

Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar

Located on the top floors of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, the Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar is another Bangkok rooftop bar with an elevated view of city.   Visitors first make their way to the 45th Floor. From there, they can make their way to the upper levels...

Victory Monument

Built in the 1940s, Victory Monument is a monument commemorating the Thai victory in the Franco-Thai War. The monument is an obelisk formed from five bayonets shaped pieces clasped together. There are five statues at the base of Victory Monument: a member of the army,...

Saying Farewell to the King

On October 13, 2016, Thailand's beloved monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) passed away following a long illness. Today marks the last day of the official mourning period.   Since not everybody can attend the royal cremation, media stations broadcasted most of...

Barracks Arch

Built in 1866, the Pensioner Barracks once housed the Enrolled Pensioner Force, retired soldiers who came to Australia on convict ships. Architect Richard Jewell designed the building which resembled a medieval castle. It housed both the Enrolled Pensioners and their...

Kaarta Gar-up Lookout

Located in Kings Park and Botanic Garden, the Kaarta Gar-up Lookout provides visitors with beautiful views of the Perth skyline.   Kaarta Gar-up and Mooro Katta are aboriginal names for Mount Eliza, the highest point of Kings Park. Although the overlook is not at the...

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