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June 8, 2015
Legend has it that Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus never let his soldiers sit idle, so in peacetime he put them to work planting vineyards in the rolling hills of Alma Mons, present-day Fruska Gora in northern Serbia. Over the centuries, winemaking became a noble and lucrative business across the western Balkans. Two world wars,...
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The reality television series ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ officially began filming last Friday in Puerto Vallarta with a Twitter hint from the show’s producers that “Multiple make-outs first night in Paradise!” Grand Mayan Resort in Nuevo Vallarta is the resort location chosen for filming. Multiple make-outs first night in Paradise! — Mike Fleiss (@fleissmeister) June 5,...
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A weakening Tropical Storm Blanca rolled into the Baja California Peninsula on Monday, with rains expected to lash a wide area including the resorts of Los Cabos. Only recently a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 mph (215 kph), Blanca was a tropical storm with winds of 45 mph (75 kph) Monday and it...
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As Hurricane Blanca passed the Puerto Vallarta coastline as a Category-3 hurricane, it brought with it waves measuring six meters, damaged nearly 100 meters of malecón trim, and washed away beachside palapas. Late Saturday night and early Sunday morning waves crashing into the city’s malecón overflowed the boardwalk sending waves into the streets and tearing...
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