Category: Travel

Gas Station Nozzles Aren’t Clean

Chinese Motorcycle Accessory

In China you can see many motorcycles or scooters that have what looks like gloves and a blanket on it. This is to protect from the elements of being hot in the summer and really cold in the winter.

Beijing Airport at Night

Grocery Shopping in China

I went grocery shopping in Beijing to buy some food and to see what types of food Chinese might have that we don’t have in the United States. It was interesting to see the wine selection with baskets with fruit below the wine, however much to my surprise there were all sorts of things that …

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Prostitution in China

In China prostitution is considered a highly despicable act and therefore prostitutes resort to underground methods to prevent being caught. Instead of handing out fliers you can find business cards stuck to the sidewalks to make it not very obvious for patrons to find their contact information. Here is a photo of one of those …

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Weird Statue in Beijing

I came across this funny statue in Beijing so I took a photo of it. After looking at it I can’t quite figure out what it is supposed to be. The face looks almost like an unhappy alien, but it’s wearing a Speedo and has what looks like a deer antler hat on and I’m …

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Change is in the Autumn Air

Wyatt Earp’s House in Tombstone, Arizona

When going into Tombstone, Arizona near the Boothill graveyard is the former house of Wyatt Earp.

Boothill Grave Yard Outside Tombstone, Arizona

Walked around the Boothill graveyard in Tombstone, Arizona. Upon paying to enter I received the map and then I was free to walk around. They also said that people have been known to see ghosts here. I was not one of those who saw a ghost, however one thing I realized while walking around is …

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Chinese Dancer Artwork in Guangzhou Beiyun Airport

Hanging on the walls of the Guangzhou Beiyun International airport are these beautiful paintings of people dancing.

Don’t Serve Peanuts Flight Comic

Guangzhou Airport Military Property Sign

While walking through the Guangzhou airport in China I happened to notice this sign. So I quickly snapped a photo of it and then translated it to find out it said, “Military Property.” That kind of explains why there were cameras around this area. Hopefully nobody will come looking for me.

Mask or No Mask Comic

Welcome to Guam

Traveled through the airport in Guam and while walking through I saw this Guam culture center. Looking out the window of the Guam airport you can see a K-mart and a cliff near the ocean.

Come to California

Early Navigation Map

At the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space in Washington, D.C. there is a this early navigation map that leads into the exhibit about navigation and using Global Positioning for navigation.  I really enjoy looking at old maps to see how the creator perceived the area  in which they were mapping to see the difference …

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Interesting Fact About Manure

In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything for export had to be transported by ship. It was also before the invention of commercial fertilizers, so large shipments of manure were quite common. It was shipped dry, because in dry form it weighed a lot less than when wet, but once water (at sea) hit it, …

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Walmart in China

We thought our WalMarts had it all. Crocodiles. Bulk Rice. Mixed meat for the choosing. (I’m sure they all washed their hands first!) This is all so sanitary, isn’t it? No wonder the corona virus spread quickly. Turtles and frogs. Yum, Yum! You guess! (It looks familiar, but definitely not something that I have eaten …

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Things to See Around the Barringer Meteor Crater

When first walking up you can see the meteor crater in its entirety, but for a closer view you need to walk to the observation deck. While walking out to the observation deck you can see some Moenkopi Sandstone. From the observation deck at the Barringer Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona there are some telescopes …

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James Bond 007 Spy Car

Displayed near the front door of the International Spy museum in Washington D.C. is a James Bond 007 car. This sweet little sports car shows off the technology to help Bond evade some bad guys.

Sights Around Lafayette Square

Walking around Lafayette Square in front of the White House here are a few of the things you can see. First you can see the front of the White House with the Washington Monument in the background. Next you can see an Equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson. The statue depicts Andrew Jackson, the general who …

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Universal Studios Sound Stages

While taking the movie set tour at Universal Studios Hollywood we went past the sound stages. These are specially made big buildings that blockout outside noise so high quality sound can be recorded within. As you can see on the walls of the different building you can see some of the shows and movies being …

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Swim Up Bar

Road Hazards

That’s Why They Are Called Wildlife

Videos of People Eating Disgusting Things

International Spy Museum CIA Tweet

The Spirit of St. Louis

Hanging high in the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum is the Spirit of St. Louis.  This plane is best known for being flown by Charles Lindbergh on the first solo non-stop transatlantic flight from New York to London on May 20-21st, 1927.

International Spy Museum Mechanical Dragonfly

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a mechanical dragonfly that could be used to listen to conversations or take photos without being detected.

International Spy Museum Micro Camera

At the International Spy Museum located in Washington D.C. there are many interesting things that can be found.  Here is a graphic depicting a micro camera.

The United States National Archives

Went to the United States National Archives to see the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights.  I wanted to take a photo of the Constitution, however when I got there they had signs up stating no photography.  After inquiring why they informed me it is because the light affects the actual …

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