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Manizales

, north and south are views of city that's nestled up against the western side of central Cordillera (Colombia, in the western part of country, is basically divided into sections by three large, wide mountain ranges) and to west are views of the valleys, rivers and coffee plantations down below which contain the famous coffee cities of Chinchina and Palastina (where a new, modern international airport is now under construction). The city has a large eco-park called ''Los Yarumos'', named after


Fort McMurray

, but progress is slow. Some passing lanes have been installed. While large, wide loads and truck traffic both use the highway, traffic counts are low except Thursday nights (southbound) and Sunday afternoons evenings (northbound). Be ware that Highway 63 has recently become notorious for vehicle accidents. This highway is a two lane highway, and many people commute to the oil sands from communities south adding to the strain. In addition most structures for the oil sands are built in Edmonton and trucked up north, which can take up the entire highway. The Alberta gov't plans to twin the highway in the near future but in the meantime, please obey all speed limits and have respect for these huge modules being trucked up. By train Passenger rail service ended in 1986. While there's been some talk about upgrading the existing rail freight corridor, there's no real prospect of bringing it back at this time. By bus Fort McMurray is served by Greyhound and Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton. Get around Fort McMurray is in fact, a loose cluster of several dozen subdivisions, many having only one entry exit. Most subdivisions are pedestrian friendly, however to travel from one part of town to the other end, a vehicle is definitely recommended. Fort McMurray has an extensive public transit system that reaches all areas of the city. It is common however for the buses to be late or have long waiting periods between each service. Taxi cabs are easily available. Taxi cab companies include: *'''Access Taxi & Limo Service''', ''+1 780'' 743-3333 ''+1 780'' 742-8026 *'''Citycabs''', ''+1 780'' 750 3636 (special phone rate) *'''Comfort Shuttle and Charter Service - ask for Sonny''' (special rates to Oilsand Plants, sites & camps and for oil sands workers), ''+1 780'' 742-8026 *'''Sun Taxi''', ''+1 780'' 743-5050 *'''United Class Cabs''', ''+1 780'' 743-1234 See thumbnail Oil Sands Discovery Centre (File:Oil Sands Discovery Centre 1.jpg) * '''The Oil Sands Discovery Centre''', 515 MacKenzie Boulevard, ''+1 780'' 743-7167. September 4 - May 13, 10AM-4PM, closed Mondays. The Centre offers an insight on the rapid pace of development happening north of the city. In addition it explains the history of the oil sands, how the oil sand is mined and converted into product, and future ways of extracting the oil sand. The Discovery Centre also shows exhibits of machines that are used to process the oil sand. * '''Fort McMurray Tourism''', 1-800-565-3947, schedules tours of '''Syncrude or Suncor''', the main oil sand plants, from May to September. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance (one week to 10 days advance booking recommended). Children under 12 are not allowed on the tour. * '''Aurora Borealis''', the "Northern Lights" are a must see in Fort McMurray. Tours guides such as '''Alta-Can Aurora Tours''' 1-780-452-5187 and '''Aurora Tours''' 1-780-334-2292 can arrange viewings of the elusive lights. Do '''Points North Adventures''', ''+1 780'' 743-9350, offers canoe trips and rentals, river tours, and jet boat rides. *


Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough, England DATE OF DEATH As in Sunshine Way, Mitcham, some inter-war housing was specifically designed for TB patients and their families. Leeds built hundreds of sunshine houses in the 1930s, with 10% of their new housing having specially large, wide-opening windows to increase the flow of fresh air. Sheffield, Middlesbrough, Salford (County Borough of Salford) and Glasgow were other places which made specific housing provision for people with TB. In 2010


Palau

-palau.com Splash ''', the dive shop attached to the Palau Pacific Resort is recommended. The equipment available for rental is of high quality, and either new or well maintained. The dive masters are also very experienced, responsible and know the dive sites very well. Angelo at Splash is highly recommended as a dive master especially if you have not dived in stronger currents. It should be noted that Splash runs a rather large, wide diveboat, containing 20+ divers. ''' http


Sheffield

for TB patients and their families. Leeds built hundreds of sunshine houses in the 1930s, with 10% of their new housing having specially large, wide-opening windows to increase the flow of fresh air. Sheffield, Middlesbrough, Salford (County Borough of Salford) and Glasgow were other places which made specific housing provision for people with TB. In 2010, the ARCHIVE Institute a non-governmental organisation, commenced work on engaging residents in London about the role


Liverpool

, and construction began in May 1804. The scheme included the construction of the Cumberland Basin (Cumberland Basin (Bristol)), a large wide stretch of the harbour in Hotwells where the Quay walls and bollards have listed building status. Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool


NASA

with the C-17 Globemaster III (Boeing C-17 Globemaster III). The '''Aero Spacelines Pregnant Guppy''' was a large, wide-bodied cargo aircraft built in the United States and used for ferrying outsized cargo (outsize cargo) items, most notably NASA's components of the Apollo moon program (Project Apollo). The Pregnant Guppy was the first of the Guppy line of aircraft produced by Aero Spacelines. The design also inspired


India

in large, wide bowls, known as ''punch bowls''. History In 1627 the East India Company (EIC) purchased a house in Poplar High Street to be used as a hospital for disabled seamen. In 1618 a corrupt jeweller, Hugh Greete, had been sent back from India for stealing stones. He died in prison in 1619,and directed that a school or hospital be founded from his estate. The Company had set up a shipyard in Blackwall (Blackwall, London) in 1614, so neighbouring Poplar was the obvious choice


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