Travel theme: Numerals

Well, seeing as last week’s theme was Words, I thought I’d balance things out with a more numerical theme this week, starting off with one of my favourite iconic road trips, the one and only Route 66.

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Dublin’s renowned swimming spot, the Forty Foot, immortalised in James Joyce’s Ulysses, and the place where I welcomed in the New Year by taking a plunge in ice-cold water.

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The most romantic of meeting spots, under the clock at Grand Central Terminal.

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Farina Haus in Cologne, Germany, which has been producing the original Eau de Cologne since 1709.

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I’m hoping I can “count” on you to share some of your own numerals for this week’s travel theme. If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Numerals
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❤ Ailsa

A book is an arrangement of twenty-six phonetic symbols, ten numerals, and about eight punctuation marks, and people can cast their eyes over these and envision the eruption of Mount Vesuvius or the Battle of Waterloo. – Kurt Vonnegut

There are 10 kinds of people in the world: those who understand binary numerals, and those who don’t. – Ian Stewart

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