Norby Oberweis (LX1NO), Luxembourg
August 2013
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Vintage Jacket by BANDA

The United States of America is a country in North America consisting of 50 states and 16 territories. It is the fourth-largest country in the world geographically, and sits between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Acrophobia is not an issue for our host, nor our world traveller, as they ascended the 443m-high Empire State Building. It is the fourth-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States, and the 23rd-tallest in the world. Known for its unique Art Deco style, it is considered one of the most important pieces of architecture in the country.

Goat Island and Luna Island were next on the list, situated in the middle of Niagara Falls between the Bridal Veil Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and American Falls. The combined 3 falls that make up Niagara Falls make it have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world: 1,834 cubic meters per second.

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