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Holidaying in Cabo

Back from our holiday in Cabo and we had a great time. Our friends condo was just fabulous and heaps of room for us all. The weather was very hot but not as hot as Texas.
I love that place.
Thank you to our friends Terry and Ruth.

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Sunrise by the pool at Cabo

Sunrise by the pool at Cabo

sunrise in the Spa at Cabo

sunrise in the Spa at Cabo

Spa on Balcony of  Condo

Spa on Balcony of Condo

Early morning fishing at Cabo - Unfortunately we caught none

Early morning fishing at Cabo – Unfortunately we caught none

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Photo bombers

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Did You Know – 10/08/2012

Benjamin Franklin invented flippers for swimming in the year 1717 and was inducted into the international swimming hall of fame for the invention. They were originally wooden swim fins shaped like a lily pad and went on the hands. They were about 10 inches (250mm) long and 6 inches (150mm) wide and helped people to swim faster. Franklin’s swim fins were originally intended for use on a person’s hands. Shaped like lily pads or an artist’s paint palette, they helped attain greater speed with each stroke.

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The AAA Motor Club and travel organization was created initially so that it could warn traveling motorists about police speed traps around the country.

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Archeological researchers have made a recent claim to have found evidence that the Queen of Sheba did in fact rule over Southern Arabia which was then known as the capital of the Kingdom of Sheba.

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Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool and changed it every two innings.

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Because they both lost so many players to WWII military service, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become the Steagles during the 1943 season.. Despite never being registered by the NFL, the name became the most enduring moniker.
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Washington did have false teeth. His false teeth were made of whale bone and deer antlers.
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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896. There were 311 male but no female competitors.
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