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Travel with Africah, the newest of the endeavors of Africah Harrigan, is a weekly blog that features activities, events, and fun things that she has done while traveling. Throughout her years of traveling, Africah has often found that people are a lot more enthusiastic to explore or try new things once they venture out from their hometown. However, they are the same people, who often overlook the beauty and attractions of their hometown and will probably opt to remain homebodies or follow a daily routine.
Whether you are a traveler or not, her philosophy is to “Live Life like a Tourist!” No matter where you are. By this, she means to explore new activities, attend a variety of events, or tantalize your taste buds with a new delicacy. Each place is unique. For instance, you can drive on a highway in Portland, Oregon that is parallel to snow-capped mountains, or drive alongside the aqua blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean on the waterfront in downtown Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands! Sit back, relax and join the journey with her.
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Africah Harrigan is a television personality who has hosted several television programs, recorded voiceovers for radio and television commercials, and has represented businesses as an on-camera spokesperson. When she is not working, she enjoys sharing her travel experiences.
To find out more visit www.AfricahHarrigan.com
Ireland - land of myth, castles, moor and wind swept cliffs. Travel to Ireland with Bob Taylor and Jim Leggett, a world traveler, writers and photographer who held the position of chief photographer for the Scottish Tourist Board.
Jim has traveled Ireland, both North and South, for the past thirty years and with Travel the World on CommDigiNews Podcasts, as Jim takes us on a journey to the land of green.
FACT.....I-4 Transformation is NOT about relieving gridlock and improving transportation. It is all about political money for the special interest cronies, higher taxes and higher cost of living for working Americans
I-4 Tolls Violate Florida Constitution
Opposition to Toll Taxes Nationwide
Modern Day Highwayman
Alternative Funding for Transportation
Alternative sources of funding – if needed. The following sources of highway revenues would have no new collection costs associated with them and do not limit access to the most efficient highways.
Increase gas tax. Compare the increased revenues of a 2¢ per gallon vs. 2¢ toll tax.
Annual Motor Vehicle Registration Fee/Tax. A once a year flat “highway tax” of $5.00 for every registered vehicle. Calculate the net increase in highway revenues for a onetime annual fee/tax.
Tourist tax allocation. Tourism has a major impact on traffic and vice-versa. Allocate a portion (5%) of the tourism tax revenues to the highway fund. This also promotes tourism by making travel easier and less expensive for the tourist.
Rental car tax allocation. Rental cars have a major impact on traffic. Allocate a portion (5%) of the taxes assessed to rental cars to the highway fund.
A Portion of state/local sales tax should be allocated to transportation. The state/local economy drives sales tax revenues. Transportation of people and goods & services has a significant impact on local sales activity. Thus, an impact on sales tax revenues.
Send email to AmericanStatesman@1791.com for more information.
Robert "Hollywood" Moreno is a Co-Host, Master of Ceremonies, Performer, Producer & Featured Guest Speaker
A veteran of Film, Television & Stage, Robert enjoys being a Co-Host and MC for the Celebrity Red Carpet Events. He has MC’d the last two Strategies for Success Women’s Conferences for the Menifee Valley Chamber, In Menifee, CA.
Robert has lived and performed all over Europe, his favorite home has always been southern California. He started an event Production company with some partners that included Limousine Tours to Fantasy locations along with escorting groups on Luxury Cruises. He also lived on the Big Island in Kona, Hawaii working with many resorts there. He later went to St Thomas and the Virgin Islands. While there he was filming Weekend at Bernies II as a featured dancer and character actor. The Island tour got extended for about a year while he was performing on The Bold and The Beautiful Soap Opera. After a few months filming was completed and he stayed on for a time to work with the Tourist and Film Division in St Thomas, along with some of the wonderful cruise lines. He returned home continuing to develop as a veteran speaker, singer and emcee.
He has been involved with many local projects as Emcee/Producer including working with the last 2 Nafe Western Regional Conferences, A Nafe National Conference, Extravaganza 1 & 2 for the GFWC Menifee/Sun City Women’s Club and more.
Check out his website at www.roberthollywood.com
Mrs Victoria Chitungu serves as the Director at the Moto Moto Museum located in Mbala which is in the Northern Province of Zambia. The Museum houses a collection of artifacts related to Zambian culture, first collected by Canadian priest Jean Jacques Corbeil in the 1940s for study and posterity, were stored in the Mulilansolo Mission until 1964, when they were moved to Serenje, Zambia until 1969, then to Isoka. The current site, a former carpentry and bricklaying workshop, was donated by the Diocese of Mbala in 1972, to serve as a museum. When it opened in 1974, it was named the Moto Moto museum, after French Catholic Bishop Joseph Dupont, nicknamed Moto Moto, who began the White Fathers missionary in northern Zambia, where he worked from 1885 to 1911. Mrs Chitungu joins us to discuss the rich history and artifacts the Meseum offers, the numerous tourist attraction Mbala and the region generally offers & what the Zambian community in the Diaspora can do to promote the area.
Friday the 13th, what a great day to talk about conspiracy theories, mysteries, dreams and the unknown.
The incredibly creepy and gruesome case of Elisa Lam, a Canadian tourist who was found in a water tank at the top of the infamous Cecil Hotel, a hotel well known to have housed two serial killers and a myriad of strange deaths and suicides. The facts of the case initially left one almost certain that foul play was involved in this young woman’s death. Then a haunting surveillance video surfaced, showing Elisa in the elevator the night she disappeared.
An abandoned lifeboat at world’s end
Bouvet Island is the most isolated uninhabited place on Earth. It is not Antarctica, but Antarctica is the closest piece of land to the island. Bouvet Island is situated between the tip of Africa and the coldest continent on Earth. It is not the sort of place where it is likely you would find yourself shipwrecked. It is hard for even people who know where it is to find it. How is then that an expedition discovered an abandoned lifeboat on Bouvet Island?
The unidentified whaler or ship’s lifeboat found abandoned on Bouvet Island on 2 April 1964. The boat bore no identifying marks. There were signs that survivors might have made it to shore, but no trace of them has ever been found.
All of this and more, so please join us! We will have chat up or you can call 646-716-6207
Did you think last night's episode of #Castle was "out of this world"?! It sure was a unique opportunity for the "Castle's" and their "boys" to delve into for a murder case to be solved. "The Wrong Stuff" was directed by Paul Holahan and written by Terri Edda Miller.
Hope you enjoyed this fun episode and perhaps even want to talk about some of the surprises embedded within the storyline. Here are Elena's questions for tonight's STR Round Table, hope you can join us to discuss:
Complete Photo credit/copyright[above in random BTR order]: ABC Studios/Network
Sistah Warrior Kentake Malopenza is gracing us again at AFRIKA'S REASCENSION, to give us an update on what happened during her latest tour to Jamaica. This annual excursion is NOT your typical getaway...it is a NATIONALIST'S GETAWAY
visit Garvey's house
meet & talk w/ real Jamaican Maroons
get a feel of REAL JAMAICA & not caucasoid tourist traps.
and MUCH, MUCH, MUCH more.....
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She will also be sharing FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS of the highly deleterious effects christianity is having on stolen Afrikans in the Caribbean & in Jamaica specifically
Kojak (b. Floyd Anthony Perch, kingston, Kingston, Jamaica, began his career chanting on various sound systems under the guise of Pretty Boy Floyd. He adopted the gangster image that had proved successful for Dennis Alcapone and Dillinger.He change stage name to Nigger Kojak. His debut, ‘Massacre’, proved a local hit. In 1978 Dennis Brown had an international hit with the remake of ‘Money In My Pocket’, which was followed by ‘Ain’t That Loving You’, featuring Kojak And Liza performing ‘Hole In De Bucket’. The partnership led to conflicting reports as to the identity of Kojak’s fellow artist, as there were in fact two Mama Lizas, Beverly Brown and Jacqueline Boland. His female partner was always labelled simply as Liza, which hindered the women’s careers,. The duo performed ‘Fist To Fist Rub A Dub’, a tribute to the soft drink Sky Juice, the modest ‘One Thousand Gal’ and the festive ‘Christmas Stylee’. By 1981 Kojak And Liza had become well established and the unprecedented success of ‘Nice Up Jamaica’ was endorsed by the Jamaican tourist board. The song, although on some pressings credited to the duo, was actually a solo from Floyd Perch that verged on the surreal. By 1982 he became known as Papa Kojak and was a featured DJ at the acclaimed Skateland show, recorded live as A Dee Jay Explosion. By 1996, performing ‘What Time Is It’, was met with enthusiasm. The song was included on his distinguished comeback album of soul cover versions, which featured backing vocals from Nadine Sutherland, J.C. Lodge, Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt. The paucity of female DJ performers has often been criticized, along with the fact that early performances were only in a supporting role. The pioneering efforts of the two Lizas have since been acknowledged on record as influencing the likes of Sister Nancy and Lady Saw.call in 661-467-2407
The Vibram Hong Kong 100 Ultra Trail Race is fast becoming one of the world's must do events for trail running enthusiasts.
Attractive to both elite and weekend runners the Hong Kong 100 takes you on a journey through Hong Kong that most tourists and many locals never experience.
With almost 5,000m ascent and a mix of trail, beach and mountain running the HK 100 is a truly special race.
In this episode of the Partnerunning Show we review the 2015 event and share our experience of running the HK 100.
In addition to reviewing the race we look at a few Hong Kong tourist options and outline our top 10 reasons to run the Hong Kong 100.
Also on the show:
Over the shoulder
The road ahead
We stopped In Tombstone Arizona on the way back from Los Cruces New Mexico. My wife and I had both finished reading a couple of books about Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, and the OK Corral.
So we decided to make the detour and go see it
First the Bad News, while the parking is free, any attraction you might want to see charges admission
The Ghost town part of town reminded me to much “Knott’s Berry Farm” and or Calico. I would have preferred a deserted set of buildings and a walking tour
Again I sort of figured it was a tourist place so was not expecting too much
The road in / out of town is heavily patrolled so watch your speed
The Good News
We ate at “Big Nose Kate’s Saloon” the food was quite good , the service was great , the entertainment was pretty good, and was a neat place to eat and let one’s imagination take over and be there with Doc Holiday, and the others.
My wife and split a brisket Sandwich and a bowl of chili and each had a “Doc Holiday “to drink (Mr. Pub) but hey indulge me
They had a gentleman doing some street dancing for tips that while not western was rather interesting to watch
A lot of the residents are dressed in period clothing which gives the place that western look.
My wife bought some earrings at a Native American store as souvenirs.
Tombstone is a neat place to stop and visit , check off the bucket list, eat at “Big Nose Kate’s Saloon” and enjoy a couple of hours to break up that LONG I -10 drive BUT I do not foresee it has my favorite destination site yet
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