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2017 Hendersonville Apple Festival

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2017 Hendersonville Apple Festival

The Hendersonville Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The North Carolina Apple Festival has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 70 years.

From September 1-September 4, 2017 you can enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Hendersonville’s beautiful Main Street.

For more information visit Ncapplefestival.org

2017 Winterville Watermelon Festival

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Winterville Watermelon Festival

The legendary Winterville Watermelon Festival is a multi-day event featuring activities the whole family can enjoy. You can hear local and nationally known music acts throughout the event. One of the biggest events of the festival is the Watermelon Parade through town.

The watermelon-eating contest is always a favorite. Festival-goers young and old can enjoy carnival rides and midway games all weekend. In addition, visitors can checkout the flea market and commercial vendors setup through the festival grounds.

Food vendors serve both watermelon treats and classic fair food such as funnel cakes, turkey legs, and corn dogs. The Winterville Watermelon Festival has so much to offer. You don’t want to miss it!

For more information visit Watermelonfest.com

Excercise Bright Star 1985 in Egypt

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Excercise Bright Star 1985

These photos were taken in 1985 during Excercise Bright Star 1985. The pictures are not of good quality but back then I was just an E-3 and couldn’t afford a good camera. The picture above is of our group coming from Offutt Air Force Base where I was stationed at.

The second picture is of me visiting the pyramids and had the privilege to ride a camel for the first time. Trust me when I tell you that camels are mean animals.

The third picture was taken from my balcony at the hotel we stayed in at the end of the exercise. Nice view Huh?

Solar Eclipse of the Heart

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Solar Eclipse of the Heart

Watch this video which is a parody of Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart, rightfully named Solar Eclipse of the Heart. On August 21 the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. For more information on the Solar Eclipse click HERE

San Juanico Bridge Philippines

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San Juanico Bridge

These photos of San Juanico Bridge which is part of the Pan-Philippine Highway and stretches from Samar to Leyte across the San Juanico Strait in the Philippines. The bridge is in the shape of the letter “L” on the part near Leyte and “S” on the part going to Samar Province.

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