some pron in the extended
Sunday, 27 August 2023

A home for retired playground animals just opened in NYC

quote [ The animals are from various NYC parks that children have played on since the 1980s and ?90s. ]

Playground of animals
[SFW] [travel] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:15amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 22 July 2023

The Daring Desert Pilots That Inspired ?The Little Prince?

quote [ And the modern pilots retracing their pioneering airmail flights. ]

I flew - for I'm a pilot
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:05pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 13 July 2023

Meet the People Who Keep Vintage Rail Cars Rolling Across America

quote [ About two dozen classic carriages around the country offer time travel by train. ]

There use to be a rail car
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:36amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 25 June 2023

The Case Against Travel

quote [ O.K., but what did you do there? ]

Letting your mind wander.

full in extended.

[SFW] [travel] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@11:08amGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 12 June 2023

Apollo in Real Time

quote [ A real-time interactive journey through the Apollo missions. Relive every moment as it occurred. ]

Because Challenger In Real Time would have been too short
Be sure to check the forums out as well
[SFW] [travel] [+3 Interesting]
[by slaytanik@7:15amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 11 June 2023

Crocker Land: An Expedition To a Non-Existent Island

quote [ In 1906, Robert Peary had just returned from an unsuccessful trip to the Arctic. The veteran explorer had hoped to reach the North Pole, but bad weather and dwindling supplies forced him to turn back when he was within 175 miles of his target. ]

The arctic explorer is lost in the frost
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 9 June 2023

The Retro Lover's Guide to Road-Tripping

quote [ Inside one man's quest to visit the last vestiges of roadside Americana. ]

In my Americana, oh
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 28 April 2023

A Brief Compendium of Places With Secret Passages

quote [ It is a well known fact that an underground tunnel connects 10 Downing Street, the British Prime Minister?s residence in London, with number 12 (we?re not sure why number 11 was left out) but it is surprising just how many residences, both old and new, are harbouring hidden passages. Secret doors and passageways have been used in structures for thousands of years ? the Egyptian pyramids are full of them. ]

Walking down the secret passage
[SFW] [travel] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:09amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 25 April 2023

China's High-Speed Sleeper Trains

quote [ Join me on an exciting overnight train journey from Shenzhen to Shanghai, as I share my experience traveling on China's high-speed rail system. In this video, I take you inside my sleeper cabin and showcase the comfortable bed and convenient amenities available to passengers. From the plush seats and charging stations to the onboard dining options, you'll see why traveling by train in China is a convenient and enjoyable way to explore the country. I also provide insights into the train's modern facilities, so if you're planning a trip to China and considering taking the train, be sure to watch this video to get a taste of what it's like to travel on one of the world's most impressive rail networks. ]

jfc that's $130 for like a 1000 mile trip overnight. Jacksonville to Orlando is like a 2 hour drive and for starting $30 round trip, a train ride one way will take you 3 or 4 hours. Plus, an overnight train ride is basically rolling your hotel room for the night into the cost.
[SFW] [travel] [+2]
[by steele@8:31pmGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 22 April 2023

Space Elevator

quote [ Take a trip to space! ]

Ridin in my space elevator
[SFW] [travel] [+7 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:30pmGMT] [5 comments]

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