Completely amazed by question asked by tourist

Completely amazed by question asked by tourist
When most people go to Venice, they think of Piazza San Marco and the city's unique canal network, art and architecture. I, on the other hand, think of other things… I once went there with friends and as we stood admiring the stunning views, a group …
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Magaluf: Young tourist suffers serious head injuries after balcony fall
A British tourist has been left in a wheelchair hours after arriving in Magaluf which had promised a crackdown on bad behaviour by holidaymakers. Scot Jenna McAlpine, 21, injuries to her head, arm and hip and was monitored overnight at the A&E …
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Tourist in Car Accident Discharged from ICU
The woman who was seriously injured in a car accident at Hellissandur, West Iceland, on May 28 has been discharged from the intensive care unit of Landspítali National University Hospital, where she was being kept unconscious on a ventilator. The woman …
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Bison tosses Australian tourist into air at Yellowstone national park

Bison tosses Australian tourist into air at Yellowstone national park
An Australian tourist, 62, survived being tossed in the air three times by a bison while he was visiting Yellowstone national park, US park authorities have said. It is the second time in three weeks a bison has seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone.
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Drunk tourist kicked off Qantas flight after bottle of vodka and squeezing
A drunk tourist who groped a woman's breast on a plane has been fined AUS$ 2,500 (£1,250). Milinda Gunasekera, 33, was flying home to Perth, Australia, from a holiday in Chile, when the incident happened. While changing flights at Auckland Airport for …
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Australia's Newest Tourist Attraction: Nuclear Test Zone
Coming up with a catchy slogan to lure visitors wasn't easy, not least because Maralinga vies with the Great Barrier Reef and famous beaches like Sydney's Bondi for a share of the tourist dollar. Eventually the Maralinga Tjarutja people settled on a …
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Lion Kills US Tourist in South African Safari Park

Lion Kills US Tourist in South African Safari Park
This morning, park rangers investigating how a trip to a safari park became deadly. A tourist taking a photograph from inside the car. The lion lunged at the car. Reporter: Park officials just before 2:30 the tourist was being driven through the lion …
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2nd Photo-Taking Tourist Gored by Bison in Yellowstone National Park
The sheer size and wildness of the park's signature bison provide a magnificent subject for camera-toting tourists, but officials caution visitors not to come within 25 yards of the animals, noting that they are unpredictable and able to sprint three …
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Felon nabbed for slashing Swedish tourist on A train in Brooklyn: police sources

Felon nabbed for slashing Swedish tourist on A train in Brooklyn: police sources
A felon with more than 50 arrests on his record was in custody Tuesday for allegedly slashing a Swedish tourist in the neck on an A train during rush hour in Brooklyn, police sources said. Don Carter (pictured), whose priors include several for …
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Nevada State Prison on its way to becoming a museum/tourist attraction
With the passage of Assembly Bill 377, the historic Nevada State Prison is on its way to becoming a museum, tourist attraction and, potentially, even a movie set. Glen Whorton, who heads the NSP preservation society, said the legislation signed by Gov.
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Tourism tax proceeds way up; $30.5 million collected in FY 2014

Tourism tax proceeds way up; .5 million collected in FY 2014
Steadily rising income from Florida Keys tourist taxes could generate $ 34 million in the new fiscal year, the Monroe County Tourist Development Council forecasts. Those estimates provide the bulk of a $ 51.5-million budget for Tourist Development …
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London is the top tourist destination of 2015
But MasterCard's study goes a lot deeper than that, highlighting such facts as which cities are growing most in tourism since 2009, which cities get their visitors to spend the most per city resident, and how overall tourist spending is faring against …
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Two Egyptian tourism police killed in rare attack near pyramids
A shift toward attacks on softer tourist and economic targets could undermine Egypt's efforts to win back foreign tourists scared away by political and economic turmoil since the 2011 uprising which ousted veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Tourism is one …
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Guide books give fun ways to be a tourist in Michigan
It's summer and a great time to be a tourist in your own home state – if only you had some good ideas on where to visit. While there many people who would be glad to tell you where to go, two recent authors have put it in writing, offering a wide …
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Rediscover Lansing at Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

Rediscover Lansing at Be A Tourist In Your Own Town
If animals are your thing, there's Potter Park Zoo. If you're interested in aviation, you can check out The Olds Forge Flyers, one of the country's oldest flying clubs, at the Capital Regional International Airport. If gigantic bugs are more your speed …
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Famous tourist attraction shut down – after becoming a hotspot for orgies
Famous tourist attraction shut down – after becoming a hotspot for orgies. ONE of the world's most famous bathing sites has been closed – because it became a hotspot for orgies. By Tom Parfitt / Published 4th June 2015. Women kissing STEAMY: Orgies …
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Your daily 6: Caitlyn Jenner, lion kills tourist and swordfish kills fisherman
Park officials believe the tourist's windows were open, he added. “We have signage up everywhere informing people to keep their windows closed,” Simpson told EWN. “We hand out flyers as they are driving in reminding them to keep their windows closed.".
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Broadway Sets Sales and Attendance Records With Tourism Boom
Buoyed by a rising stream of tourists, the unexpected popularity of an adolescent with Asperger's syndrome, the star power of Larry David and Helen Mirren, and the enduring appeal of a lion named Simba, the Broadway season that just ended was the …
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The ultimate tourist trap? North Korea wants to woo millions to 'socialist
"Tourism can produce a lot of profit relative to the investment required, so that's why our country is putting priority on it," he said in a recent interview in Pyongyang, adding that along with scenic mountains, secluded beaches and a seemingly …
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Are these the world's dumbest tourists?

Are these the world's dumbest tourists?
This tourist to the Grand Canyon does after trying to stroke — of all exotic creatures — a squirrel. Even more astonishing is that he captured the incident on video. He's heard luring the bushy-tailed creature over with the promise of food amid the …
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Looking for geeky tourist fun? Give 'sceneframing' a try
In the image above, the iconic shot of Atlanta's post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland from AMC's "The Walking Dead" is framed by the real-life (and sans-zombie) location where it was shot. To capture fascinating visuals like this one, a group of …
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The born again tourist
I am beginning to see the merits of the travel agency. Not any particular travel agency, but the travel agency as a generic species. There is a certain snobbery about travel agencies. There is a certain disdain for groups of tourists being herded …
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European visitors fueling continued growth in Collier tourism
They continue to be a bright spot in the county's tourism industry and one of the reasons for record visitation and spending this year, said Jack Wert, Collier County's tourism director, at a recent Tourist Development Council meeting. “They are still …
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Kuwaiti tourist dies in Phuket bungee jump
The man, whose name has been withheld, sustained serious injures from the fall at World Bungee Jump on the popular tourist beach on Sai Nam Yen Road in tambon Patong, said Pol Maj Theerasak Boonsaeng, a duty officer at Kathu police station, who was …
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'Crocodile Dundee' pub saved by tourist trade
"Being on one of the major tourist routes, we're going to get people calling in to have a look or go to the toilet and grab a soft drink while they're here," Ms Wust said. "Whereas the poor pubs off the beaten track, who don't have tourists and may …
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