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June 5th, 2014

Harbor Breeze Cruises into Blue Whale Season

Watkins State Glen Park in New York
The vast and beautiful Pacific Ocean is full of wonder including its magnificent marine life swimming and frolicking in the sparkling blue waters
Harbor Breeze Cruises, based in Long Beach, Calif., offers several cruise options to see Long Beach Harbor, blue whales, gray whales, dolphins, sea lions and other aquatic creatures.
The Southern California maritime city of Long Beach is located approximately 20 miles from Downtown Los Angeles and is one of the world’s busiest shipping ports.

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June 3rd

World Nations Recognize 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Normandy American Cemetery Memorial Coleville France
Countries across the world are celebrating the 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day – the pivotal and tragic day when the Allied forces invaded the Normandy coast of German-occupied France.
While the D-Day landings were a tremendous victory for the Allied forces campaign to defeat Nazi Germany, there were approximately 10,000 Allied troop casualties including more than a quarter of them losing their lives.

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May 29th

Crazy Horse dream continues even after founder's death

Crazy Horse Memorial lost one of their greatest supporters last week. Ruth Ziolkowski, also known as Ms. Z, passed away May 21, 2014, and will be remembered as one of the key members of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation. Mrs. Z was the widow of Crazy Horse sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski, who founded the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation.

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May 25th

The 9/11 Memorial Museum Opens

The 9/11 Memorial Museum New York City
The 9/11 Memorial Museum opened on May 21 to honor and remember the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks through multimedia exhibits, first-hand accounts and relics.
The two main exhibitions are a memorial display and a historic timeline of 9/11 attacks. Visitors will be able to learn about the lives of all the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and Feb. 26, 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center in New York City.

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May 22nd

The Washington Monument reopens after 2011 earthquake damages

Washington Monument, Washington D.C.
It was a long wait, but the Washington Monument reopened to the public May 12, since it was damaged from the 2011 Virginia Earthquake. The obelisk went under an almost three year renovation, costing $15 million to repair damages caused by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake.
The Washington Monument suffered more than 150 cracks all along the monument, including a giant crack right at the top. The public could not visit the 555-foot monument for more than 33 months.

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May 10th

Hualapai Nation and Grand Canyon West

Grand Canyon Southwest
Breathtaking, stunning, magical and awe-inspiring are some of the many words used to describe the Grand Canyon.  It is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and was formed millions of years ago – geologist opinions vary on just how many.

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April 30th

April 10th

Paris in the Spring

Paris in the Spring

Visiting Paris during the springtime is an activity that songs are written about and movie are based upon. “April in Paris” is a song performed by legendary artists like Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Doris Day and dozens of other musicians. Likewise, “Paris in the Spring” was recorded by several artists. Both songs inspired movies of the same name. 

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March 11th

A-List Los Angeles


 
The streets of Hollywood are always buzzing during award show season. You don’t have to be a nominated actor or pop superstar to enjoy the glamorous side of Los Angeles; spend your vacation rubbing elbows with the LA’s famous, rich and fabulous.
 
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March 6th

Mardi Gras in Los Angeles

It’s that time of year when hundreds of thousands of revelers head to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. If you can’t make your way down with the rest of the rowdy crew, here are some ways to laissez les bon temps rouler right here in Los Angeles:
 
The Farmers Market Mardi Gras Celebration and Mutti Gras Pet Costume Parade-
 


 

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