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  • A quick look: Washington State Capitol

    Look up the top 10 things to do in Olympia, and you will see that visiting the Washington State Capitol is among the top few. Said to be among the last examples of an era known as American Renaissance and City Beautiful, this building has traces of a Greek temple.
    August 14, 2017
  • The scenic snow-clad slopes of Squaw Valley

    Squaw Valley ski resort lies on the Californian side of the mountains and if you are not familiar with these parts, let me tell you that the ski slopes here are very popular among ski enthusiasts. It even has some Olympic history associated with it.
    August 7, 2017
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