ASIAN TRAVELS

<p><img src=”http://globaleyeimages.com/photos/3006/SP/M3006P629672_thumbnail.jpg” alt=”M3006P629672_thumbnail.jpg” />A New Post From <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/HAnderson”>Hayley Anderson</a> <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/HAnderson”>http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/HAnderson</a> </p>

<p>IN A FEW DAYS I WILL BE OFF TO HONG KONG, VIETNAM , THAILAND, SIHANHOUKVILLE (CAMBODIA) AND SINGAPORE. I WILL BE BACK END OF FEB – HOPEFULLY WITH SOME FRESH IMAGES… I WILL HAVE INTERMITTANT EMAIL ACCESS WHILE I’M TRAVELLLING AROUND, SO IF YOU ARE TRYING TO CONTACT ME – I WILL GET BACK TO YOU WHEN I CAN.</p>

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Rideau Canal Narrows Lock 35

<p><img src=”http://globaleyeimages.com/photos/3135/SP/M3135P665698_thumbnail.jpg” alt=”M3135P665698_thumbnail.jpg” />A New Post From <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>Ernie Hunter</a> <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter</a> </p>

<p>Malaria and Hard Granite Bedrock at Newboro proved too much for LT.Col. John By. Realizing it was slow, difficult, expensive and dangerous to blast through, he proposed moving one lock to the Narrows on Big Rideau Lake. This would raise the water level and create Upper Rideau Lake. Also, because of the malaria outbreak at Newboro, he had to pay higher wages to the labourers ...

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Newboro Lock 36 the Rideau Watershed

<p><img src=”http://globaleyeimages.com/photos/3135/SP/M3135P665393_thumbnail.jpg” alt=”M3135P665393_thumbnail.jpg” />A New Post From <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>Ernie Hunter</a> <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter</a> </p>

<p>Colonel John By, chief engineer on the canal, brought in the 7th Royal Sappers and Miners to excavate a mile and a quarter channel through hard granite rock to join Upper Rideau Lake and Newboro Lake at the village of Newboro. This horrendous feet joined the Rideau River to the Cataroqui River at the watershed. From here it is downstream to Kingston in the South and also downstream ...

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Pyramids of Mexico

<p><img src=”http://globaleyeimages.com/photos/2886/SP/M2886P664064_thumbnail.jpg” alt=”M2886P664064_thumbnail.jpg” />A New Post From <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/CJablonski”>Christina Jablonski</a> <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/CJablonski”>http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/CJablonski</a> </p>

<p>I have recently updated the lightbox titled Pyramids of Mexico that includes the Aztec structures of Tenochtitlan near Mexico City, Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban in the state of Oaxaca and Mayan pyramids in Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Kasbah and Palenque. These images may be used by tourism authorities and by those writing travel articles and guides.</p>

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Historic Rideau Canal at Kingston Mills

<p><img src=”http://globaleyeimages.com/photos/3135/SP/M3135P665366_thumbnail.jpg” alt=”M3135P665366_thumbnail.jpg” />A New Post From <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>Ernie Hunter</a> <a href=”http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter”>http://GlobalEyeImages.com/portfolio/EHunter</a> </p>

<p>The Rideau Canal, built between 1826 – 1832, was to provide a secure military route between Upper Canada and Lower Canada, in case of American invasion following the war of 1812-14. Kingston, on the South end of the canal, was the capital of Canada at the time but this was moved to Bytown or present day Ottawa. Financed by the British, the construction was supervised by military ...

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