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As goes Dubuque, so goes Hong Kong

In 1882, the rich in Hong Kong needed the Peak Tram to take them up Victoria Peak, and a rich man in Dubuque needed a cable car to take him home. Today, visitors can still take the railways the rich once used, to find some great views. Continue reading

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World Travel in Western Illinois

A Western Illinois trip down the Mississippi River Road takes me to exotic locales: Brussels, Warsaw, and Lima. Continue reading

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