Monday, June 13, 2016

"Fun Facts" Postcards

661.  Florida Fun Facts
  • Just a few days after Easter 1513, Spanish Explorer Ponce de Leon landed near what is now St. Augustine and named the area Pascua Florida, Or "Flowery Easter."
  • Orlando attracts more visitors than any other tourist destination in the United States.  Narly 60 million people visit Orlando every year.
  • Florida is similar in size to England and Wales combined.
  • No atter where you are in Florida, you are never more than 60 miles away from the ocean.
  • Florida produces 80% of the US citrus products.  The key limes of the Florida Keys are the tastiest.  Key lime pie is a specialty in Florida.
  • Famous writer Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West in the 1930s.  His house is now a museum and home to over 40 cats.
  • Clearwater has the highest rate of lightning strikes per capita in the United States.
  • Greetings from sunny Florida, city of Fort Lauderdale which is called the Venice of America.  My name is Nataly.  I love to read and travel.  Before I lived in Russia, Moscow.  I wish you to get positive emotions and all the very best.

394.  Fun Facts:  New York City
"Twice a year, during May and July, a phenomenon known as Manhattenhenge occurs in New York City.  The setting sun aligns perfectly with the east-west streets of Manhattan."
Hello Chris!
This postcard isn't traveling very far!  I live in NJ across the river from Philadelphia!
Hope you like this postcard!

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