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Travel Tidbits – Buenos Aires: city of passion

The Karen Blixen Museum in the author's original home, Nairobi. Picture: Susan Kurosawa Source: The Australian

Nairobi confidential
The sense of bush adventure comes early: there are zebras behind the fences at Nairobi airport and mobile phones’ global roaming pops up as Safaricom… The Australian

 

 

 

 

 

China’s flourishing Nanjing is fueled by youth and art
Thanks to a combination of young entrepreneurs, large numbers of university students and revitalization efforts, today’s Nanjing has an air of youthful exuberance that would have been unthinkable only a few decades ago… Seattle Times

 

 

 

Georgia: Blessed in a big-hearted country
A surprising welcome in a former Soviet republic that may be economically poor but has many other riches… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

 

Buenos Aires: city of passion
Buenos Aires is often billed as the Paris of the South, and it certainly has the appropriate sophistication… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

8 Unique Tours
Eight tours for people who don’t like tours… IndependentTraveler.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alcatraz, a blooming garden spot
The flower beds that once served as colorful buffers for the notorious former prison site known as the Rock have been restored thanks to the efforts of the Alcatraz Historic Gardens Project… LA Times

 

 

 

 

 

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Today would have been Johnny Cash’s 80th Birthday. Cash was a versatile, talented musician. Today in Dyess, AR they are having a tribute in Cash’s honor by opening his boyhood home to the public. Arkansas State University funded the restoration project and will be hosting a viewing today, while his family will be having a Johnny Cash Tribute Fest. Also, in Nashville, TN the Johnny Cash 18,000 sq ft. museum is underway to open this summer.

“You can ask the people around me. I don’t give up. I don’t give up… and it’s not out of frustration and desperation that I say I don’t give up. I don’t give up because I don’t give up. I don’t believe in it” ~Johnny Cash

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It is to Arkansas, to the town of Dyess, that members Cash’s family will return on February 26th, the eightieth anniversary of his birth, to celebrate ground breaking on the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Project. Under the stewardship of Arkansas State University, the project is intended to be be a permanent tribute to Cash’s early life and that of his family.

In this eightieth year since his birth, Nashville, Tennessee, where he spent much of his music career, will see a new legacy from Johnny Cash, as well. It was announced recently that plans are underway for a Johnny Cash Museum, to be located on Third Avenue South, not far form the Country Music Hall of Fame and a short walk from the historic Ryman Auditorium.

Rosanne Cash, herself a professional musician and songwriter, says “ This entire year we celebrate not just [my father’s] roots and history, but the…

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Things to do in: Nashville, TN

 

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

 

 

 

  •  Ryman Auditorium

 

 

 

  •  Opryland Hotel Gardens

 

 

 

  •  Grand Ole Opry

 

 

 

Top 5 Travel Attractions, Nashville (Tennessee) – Travel Guide

 

 

 

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