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Great American Vacation 2012 – Wind Cave

June 9, 2012 Wind Cave is one of the world’s longest and most complex caves. Established in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt, it was the seventh U.S. National Park and the first cave to be designated a national park anywhere in the world. Inside the…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Crazy Horse Memorial

June 8, 2012 Just like Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial is another incredible sculpture blasted and carved out of the rock in the Black Hills in South Dakota. This sculpture honors Crazy Horse, an historically famous Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Rushmore Tramway and Alpine Slide

June 8, 2012 It seems like where we travel in the world, we always end up on a chair lift up a mountain and on a fast luge ride down again. South Dakota is no exception. We take the Rushmore Tramway and Alpine Slide up…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Mount Rushmore

June 8, 2012 Mount Rushmore National Memorial is host to almost three million visitors a year from across the country and around the world. We’re here today to admire this famous symbol of American freedom and hope. Leading up to the Grand Viewing Terrace is…


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Queen of Seattle Cruise

July 7, 2012 On this warm summer day in July, we hop on board the Queen of Seattle steamboat for a leisurely cruise around Lake Union near downtown Seattle. There’s a big crowd on hand today for this one of a kind trip across the…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Wall Drug Store

June 7, 2012 On our way to Mount Rushmore, we can’t help but stop at Wall Drugs, pretty much in the middle of nowhere on the edge of the Badlands of South Dakota. Wall Drug is a shopping mall consisting of a drug store, gift…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Roadside Amusements

June 5 & 6 Six Flags Great America – just outside Chicago First opened in 1976 as Marriott’s Great America. Six Flags purchased the park from the Marriott Corporation in 1984, making it the seventh park in the Six Flags chain of parks. It’s changed…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Chicago Field Museum

June 4, 2012 After Andrea’s graduation, we visit the Field Museum of Natural History, located in Chicago. It sits on the the shores of Lake Michigan. The museum’s collection spans over 21 million specimens of fossils and ancient Native American artifacts, but only a portion…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Culver

June 3, 2012 Founded in 1894 by Henry Harrison Culver, Culver Academy is where one of our dearest family members, Andrea, will be graduating today. Originally started as a military school for young men in 1894, it’s been coeducational since 1971 when the girls academy…


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Tamshui and Danshui

June 22, 2011 We start our exploration of Tamshui at Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf, which is a very scenic spot at the western tip of Tamsui District in New Taipei City. It’s known for a beautiful sunset and fresh seafood restaurants. Despite it’s tourist attraction, it…


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