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Yeosu, South Korean Most Picturesque Port Cities

August 20, 2014 |

Lying about midway along the southern coast of South Korea, Yeosu has cool summers and mild winters thanks to the sea wind and warm current. Yeosu is one of the country’s most picturesque port cities especially at night. Famous for its seafood, beaches, flowers and marinas, it is developing as an international ocean resort and tourist destination as well as being selected as a host city for the 2012 World Expo in Yeosu Harbor. Its blessed ocean climate also brings Yeosu relatively longer springs and autumns than other regions. Here are some tourist destinations:Read More

The History of Blues Music in Clarksdale

August 19, 2014 |

Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Located in the Mississippi Delta region, Clarksdale is an agricultural center, and has been home to many blues musicians. Clarksdale was also active in the civil rights movement. Clarksdale has been historically significant in the history of the blues. The Riverside Hotel is just one of many historical blues sites in Clarksdale. Here are the other highlights:Read More

The Growing Economy In Lenoir City

August 19, 2014 |

Lenoir City is a city in Loudon County, Tennessee, United States. Beginning in the 1930s, a series of federal government projects provided a needed boost to Lenoir City’s economy. In the early 2000s, Lenoir City continued to grow economically. In the late 2000s, two major commercial developments were announced. Creekwood Park was the first to announce new development. Here are the highlights:Read More

The Famous Treacherous Stretch of Interstate 24 at Monteagle

August 19, 2014 |

Monteagle is a town in Franklin, Grundy, and Marion counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee, in the Cumberland Plateau region of the southeastern part of the state. It is most famous for the treacherous stretch of Interstate 24 that passes through the town. It is here that the highway passes over what is colloquially referred to as “The Monteagle” or “Monteagle Mountain”, a section of the southern Cumberland Plateau which is a major landmark on the road between Chattanooga and Nashville. Here are the highlights:Read More

Tega Cay, The Beautiful Peninsula with South Seas Theme

August 19, 2014 |

Tega Cay is on the east side of Lake Wylie just fifteen miles south of Charlotte and Charlotte’s Douglas International Airport. The city has sixteen miles of shoreline, a rugged topography and is densely wooded with pines and hardwoods.There are no schools in the City; the students attend Fort Mill Township schools, which are noted for their excellence. All utilities are underground and privately owned including water, sewer, power, telephone, and TV cables. Here are the highlights:Read More

The Cascading Waters in Upper Falls

August 19, 2014 |

Upper Falls is an unincorporated census designated place (CDP) in Kanawha County, West Virginia. The United States Board on Geographic Names declared the community’s official name to be Tornado in 2013 due to a request from the Kanawha County Commission, which determined that residents of the community supported the name Tornado over Upper Falls. It is also known as Andrews Heights, Big Bend, and Upper Falls of Coal River. The city offers numerous recreational possibilities:Read More

The Oil Drilling History In Parkersburg

August 18, 2014 |

Parkersburg is a city in West Virginia, USA. The city is situated where the Little Kanawha River meets the Ohio river; the town of Belpre lies just across the river in Ohio. The area has a long history with oil drilling, and is arguably the home of the first documented commercial use of oil in the US. Here are the highlights:Read More

Tour the Beaches and Battlefields At The D-Day Beaches

August 18, 2014 |

The D-Day Beaches are in the Calvados department of Normandy, France. They were the landing places for the Allied invasion of western Europe during World War II. Now 70 years after D-Day, the Normandy coast is peaceful with lovely seaside towns and picturesque beaches. Tour the beaches and battlefields, see the various museums and cemeteries throughout the area, and visit the seaside villages and towns:Read More

The Maritime Traditions in Le Havre

August 18, 2014 |

Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in the region of Upper Normandy in France. Le Havre was heavily bombed during the Battle of Normandy. The reconstruction of the town was undertaken by August Perret using reinforced concrete. This project has led to the city being added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Today Le Havre remains deeply influenced by its work and maritime traditions. Here are the highlights:Read More

The Thriving Recreation Sports Program in Greer

August 18, 2014 |

Greer is a city between Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the US state of South Carolina. It is the site of the only BMW manufacturing facility in North America. The city has a thriving recreation sports program. The City Recreation Department has been honored with South Carolina Recreation and Parks Agency of the Year twice since 2005, and received the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Athletic Agency of the Year in 2009. Here are the highlights:Read More