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A Travel Blog entry by tlvice from Independence Monument, Colorado, United States
... we were from. While there are some igneous rocks at lower points in the valley, the spectacular rock formations, including Independence Monument, are red sandstone. If one looks closely one can see the different layers of sediment that were ...
A Travel Blog entry by life-in-a-yurt from Colorado National Monument, Colorado, United States
... were close to the campground. We walked the Window Rock Trail then on to Bookcliff Shelter with great views of Independence Monument in Wedding Canyon, where John Otto the founder and first caretaker of the park was married. Then we walked ...
A Travel Blog entry by venoth from Tuŏl Tumpung, Phnum Pénh, Cambodia
Along the way, we had passed the Independence Monument again and it was so beautifully lit up. I immediately told the guide to pull over and rushed to take some nice pictures. I 'rushed' because it was raining but definitely satisfying ...
A Travel Blog entry by londone7 from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
... killing more time and staying out the midday heat waiting for the palace to open at 2pm. The road led to the Independence Monument which was a giant pineapple shaped stone structure set in a traffic roundabout. Crossing the street to the rear was Wat ...
A Travel Blog entry by hobos from Independence, California, United States
... and ice cream. Oh, so good! Town is quiet on a Sunday night and we sleep peacefully. Day 86: In the morning, we hitch from Independence to Bishop with Lee, a guy who used to guide with a friend of ours -- what a small world. Lee drops us off at Dennys ...
A Travel Blog entry by ocotillostb from Colorado National Monument, Colorado, United States
... evening of the 3rd. We had ringside seats. The next morning we hiked with our dogs to the overlook of Independence Monument. It is a monolith shooting straight up for 500 feet. Well, two dozen rock climbers scaled it with a flag ...
A Travel Blog entry by rballard29 from Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
... with canyons more than 500 feet deep. Many unusual formations were created by erosion. Isolated monoliths include Independence Monument and Balanced Rock. Juniper and pinyon pine comprise the chief forest cover with yucca and wildflowers ...
A Travel Blog entry by cutler from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
... it being so close to the royal palace but it was very pleasant nonetheless. We walked down through the park to the Independence monument. Apart from a few flowers set around the bottom and a solitary guard in the middle there was nothing happening. I'd ...
A Travel Blog entry by lindakhaas from Palisade, Colorado, United States
... a movie which was mostly artsy pictures and not much information. The exhibits were very informative however. We stopped at Independence Monument View. Next Monument Canyon View to see the other "monuments" which were tall free-standing ...
A Travel Blog entry by tlvice from Fruita, Colorado, United States
... or so to the main overlook. I ended up sitting on top of the canyon wall a little to the south and east of Independence Monument. That gave me a great view of the east face of the Monument. I believe it rises some 450 feet from the ...
A Travel Blog entry by mikvs from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
... of the sites. But, the good news is that not much time is needed to see the “crown jewels” of the Independence National Historic Park. Tom managed to find a parking spot that was only a block from Independence Hall. We rushed over to the hall ...
A Travel Blog entry by laurenmichaud from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
... to recognize the much acclaimed national hero came during a burst of national pride and urge for independence. The hexagonal "tube" up the left side of the monument is the spiral staircase with 246 steps, the only way up and the only way down. ...
A Travel Blog entry by steph_444 from Riga, Latvia
... Canadians celebrate. Especially our Canada Day. I know that our Canada Day has a lot less emotional significance that the Latvians Independence Day, but the most celebrating I'd heard all day was a few whistles from the crowd during the fireworks, and a ...
A Travel Blog entry by trivia from Vientiane, Lao Peoples Dem Rep
... inside As described by LP, 'a vast beaux-arts-style chateau originally built to house the French colonial governor. After independence King Sisavang Vong (and later his son Sisavang Vatthana) of Luang Prabang used it as a residence when visiting ...
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Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
... to make your stay extraordinary and unforgettable. The 252 is conveniently located in a quiet area close to the striking Independence Monument and within walking distance to the popular Street 278 with its shops, restaurants and bars. The Quay Sisowath, ...Traveler Rating
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City Centre, , Phnom Penh, Cambodia333 reviews
This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.