Fun Fact: Quapaw, the first town on the Mother Road in Oklahoma, is famous for “spooklights”, bouncing bright balls of white fire that have been reported as far back as the 1700s.
Fun Fact: Kansas has the shortest section of the Mother Road with only 13 miles
Fun Fact: Missouri means wooden canoe people
Fun Fact: The oldest hotel on Route 66 is the Eagle Hotel in Wilmington, Illinois. Though sitting empty today, the 1836 hotel once serviced stagecoach travellers, has plans of restoration.
Route 66 Fun Fact – The Great Depression Paved Route 66.
Xi’an Fun Fact – The Silk Road starts from Xi’an City
Paris Fun Fact – There are 6,100 streets in Paris
Stockholm Fun Fact: The subway is also known as the world’s longest art gallery, with a majority of the stations having paintings, sculptures and mosaics.
Beijing Fun Fact – Beijing is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China I spent three days in Beijing and did quite a bit. I arrived in the morning and had some time to wander around and get used to the city I was in. Luckily I was with like-minded travellers, and they…
A list of all the places I have been and my upcoming trips. I have been to some places more than once such as Nigeria and New York, but I have listed it the last time I went.
China Fun Fact – The world’s first paper money was created in China 1,400 years ago. I have so much to say about China, so it will be over four posts. The first post will deal with my general overall feel of China with quite a few pictures, and the other three posts will deal with Shanghai, Beijing and…