Kind of like a “sampler”, cruises offer a very unique opportunity to get a “snapshot” of different destinations, so the traveller can decide if they want to return and explore further on a lengthier visit.
One of the things that is glaringly obvious when spending time Salem is the history. It surrounds you. It is truly like walking into another era. Most of the buildings in Salem, I’d say up to 80%, were built in the 1700s and 1800s. Fascinating for sure. Beautiful for sure.
In the early-1900s, the Alexandria Hotel hosted many celebrities and dignitaries including Theodore Roosevelt, King Edward the 8th, Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Rudolph Valentino, to name just a few.
There are so many things that are fascinating about visiting the land of the midnight sun, so named because in some areas of the state, during the summer months, there may only be 3-4 hours of darkness during the earliest hours of the morning.
Have you ever been to Prince Edward Island? No … me neither, but by the looks of things, we’re missing something. I’ve started watching the new CBC television series Anne, based on the book, Anne of Green Gables, and by the end of the first episode, I was hooked!
Aside from being able to stand in the exact spot as Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall as they cut their wedding cake, the tour offers a ride on a horse-drawn farm wagon around the farm and surrounding area.
Did you know that back in the days of movies like Casablanca and Gone With the Wind, they destroyed the sets immediately after the movie was made?
It’s true. They had no idea, at the time, that studio tours would become a profitable and entertaining thing. Maybe they thought it would ruin all the mystery of moviemaking. Luckily for us though, studio tours have become a thing. A fun thing. And Warner Bros. does not disappoint.
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