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The Second Oldest Amusement Park in the World – Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen

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One of Copenhagen’s central tourist attractions, Tivoli Gardens, doubles as a regular destination for locals as well. The amusement park, which is semi-seasonal, is open between mid-April and the end of December each year. ┬áIt boasts a variety of wonderful (and comprehensively decorated) themes that change with the seasons while offering a more historical amusement park experience ...

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Monsoons & Tempe Town Lake

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The winds grow high; Impending tempests charge the sky; The lightning flies, the thunder roars; And big waves lash the frightened shores. – Matthew Prior

Last night the valley got its first real monsoon of the season. With howling winds, thunderous bolts of lightning, and rain that left a number of roads shut down overnight, it burst ...