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Portland, Oregon

Portland, 1997.  That city has some good ideas. There is a lot of interesting art work around the city and a lot of it is built into the buildings themselves. That is because Portland has a one percent tax on

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Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs

On the Island of Hawaii, lies the Hawaii Volcano National Park. On over a mile of boardwalk trail, overlooking the shoreline, you can look upon petroglyphs.  Hawaiians of old created these pictures by chiseling them into the hardened lava. You

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Badlands National Park

South Dakota, USA They say the Great Plains were covered by a prehistoric sea.  In Badlands National Park, you can see Pierre shale, the sedimentary rock that used to be at the bottom of that sea.   Then at the

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Ketchikan

In Alaska, the town of Ketchikan had many bald eagles flying around and almost as many standing totem poles.  Near Halibut Street and Killer Whale Avenue, the Saxman Village had a collection of restored totem poles that had been gathered

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Mount Rushmore

In the Black Hills of South Dakota, sits the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. I have not seen anything like it anywhere else. On granite rock, is a huge sculpture of the faces of four U.S. Presidents (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,

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