BC: DEPARTED | AUSTRALIA | 2 FEB 2012
FC: Super St.Louis | By: Amanda Kempfer | usatravel.about.com
1: In St.Louis you can do many different things throughout the seasons. On a spring or summer day you can go downtown to see the Mississippi and the Missouri river. In the spring, it gets fairly cold and fairly warm like many other places. In the fall it can get fairly cold with some warmth. In the winter it usually snows and gets cold. And in the Summer it gets very hot. Their are many places to go in these season. You can go out to land and hunt, or you could go to many lakes and fish. There are also many wildlife parks, you can hike or search for animals too. But many people like too go see the Gateway Arch during Fall, Summer, and Spring. | nextstopstl.org
2: "In 1678 La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River valley for France." 1763 the Treaty of Paris gave Britain all land east of the Mississippi river. Also in 1763 st.Louis was made the capital of the upper Louisiana Territory. In 1766 to 1768 St.Louis was governed by the French. 1874 The Eads bridge was first railroad bridge to go across the Mississippi river. ' The Gateway arch was built after Lewis And Clark expedition | History | stlouiscore.com
3: Many people go to the St.Louis arch, which is 630 feet high. Busch stadium was just redone for the Cardinals If you want to watch hockey you can go down to the Scott Trade center, and watch the Blues. If you want to have a joyful fun time then go to Six Flags. It is a roller coaster park with some water rides too. Also to if you want to have a fun time go to the St. Louis zoo to see many animals you love! For kids you can go to a fun thrilling City museum where kids can play and have fun. | wallpaperweb.org
4: In 1874 The Eads Bridge was built by James B. Eads the bridge was dedicated As a National Historic Landmark. The 18th President was Ulysses S. Grant, he and His wife lived in their home called White Haven. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was made in 1935 to remember the Westward Expansion also know as The Louisiana Purchase. Dred Scott was a former slave and went to trial at the old courthouse in 1870. the Old Courthouse is still their since 1839 and is now a museum. It is also part of the National Park Service | Historical Sites | captivatingnews.com
5: For fun in the summer you could go watch the St.Louis cardinals at Busch stadium. In the winter you could go watch the St.Louis Blues hockey team at Scott Trade Center Their is also the Edward Jones Dome for the Rams football team. And if you have kids who like to run around you can take them to Grants Farm. it is an outdoor petting zoo with many of fun animals that kids will love | panoramio.com | slfp.com | Fun Activities!
6: Sculpture and landscaping architecture at CityGarden Artwork and sculptures For kids you can go to a fun thrilling City museum where kids can play and have fun! There is also a Symphony Orchestra, and an Opera theater | Arts and Entertainment | clevelandclassical.com
7: T | Their are many places in St.Louis. In Chesterfield, right next to Ballwin, there is a mall that has many stores everyone loves. Also, Columbia is a big city to go too. It has the University Of Missouri also. | www.st-louis.world-guides.com/st_louis_maps.html
8: The best of time to go to St.Louis is when it is hot, or warm because if it was cold you could not do much if it snows. To pack for this weather you want to make sure you pack shorts, and short sleeves or anything else that will keep you cold. you also would want to bring a baseball cap or sunglass to keep the sun out of your eyes. | www.hibbshomes.com
9: The culture of St. Louis is like many others. They speak English, but have some natives. Their food is also the same but, they like to eat Bar-Be-Q. Their are many different restaurants like anywhere else. If you are going out in the hot summer day around downtown, you would mostly likely want to wear something that wont make you sweaty. If it is a night out in town you would probably want to wear something nicer. | flickr.com
10: Many more things you should know! | On Florissant Avenue there is a cemetery, The cemetery is from the civil War, it has many famous people in it like Dred Scott, he was a slave who escaped to freedom. Also , if you like watching football you can go to the rams stadium called, The Edward Jones Dome. And last, St.Louis has a Shakespeare theater. | worldstadiums.com
11: Dear Journal, Today was amazing! I went to the Gateway Arch! It is 630 feet tall. I was shaking right when the rusty old noisy doors shut. It took about 2 minuets to get up there.. when i stepped off i was amazed at how small and jammed it was up there. I felt like i was floating on a white fluffy cloud, because i could see over the whole downtown! Well it is time to go eat! Bye! -always Amanda n. Kempfer | downtownnews.org
12: Dear journal, It was the hottest day ever! Me and my family went to Grants Farm! I got to pet a llama! But the hotness was like the sun was right next to us! I also got to feed baby goats. The best part ever was when we got to see the Clydesdale! They used to pull wagons for people in the older days! Cant you tell im hot? sorry for the sloppiness my pen is slipping out of my hand. Bye!! -Amanda | travel.usnews.com
13: Dear Journal, As im writing right now we are heading to Bush Stadium. Which is the home of the St.Louis cardinals of course! Im so excited. i brought my camera so i will take a lot of pictures to show you! Man, im excited! I heard that you can see the Gateway arch from the stadium! well we are pulling into the crowded parking lot! Maybe ill even catch a ball. Well wish me luck! freaking out -Amanda | ballparksofbaseball.com
14: Dear Journal, We have to leave today :( I don't ever want to leave. i love this city. it s my favorite! my parents said that we will make sure we come back soon! Also they said we will go to the children's museum! But im so bummed out that we and leaving to go back to Kansas... Here we go! Bye St.Louis see you next time! -Amanda | metrocouncil.org
15: St.Louis is very different from Kansas city in many ways. St.Louis has a 630 foot monument, on the other hand Kansas city does not. Also, Kansas City does not have a children's museum. In some way they are similar by having a popular zoo. Also they are alike because they have a nice downtown. | connectmidmissouri.com
16: What has changed my life is, Washington D.C. This is because it made me feel proud that our country has done a lot of stuff. Also because it made me feel like a strong individual citizen. And last because, it defines our nation as one. | 48hourfilm.com
17: As you can see, St.Louis is a very good and fun place to be. If you go there for a weekend, you will never see all of st.Louis. Its an amazing place to be. Steven Tyler wrote: Life's a Journey, not a destination. | en.wikipedia.org
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20: BONDI BEACH is one of Australia's most famous beaches and among the world's most well-known beaches. The beach is roughly a kilometer long and is located on the east coast of Australia and is a suburb of the city of Sydney.
22: THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE is a multi-venue performing arts centre in the Australian city of Sydney. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jrn Utzon, finally opening in 1973 after a long gestation starting with his competition-winning design in 1957.
24: Farewell Australia... until next time....