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2010-05-24 14:52:00

PA's 115 Fairs Bring Together Farms, Food and Fun HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affordable, family friendly travel destinations are featured in the 2010 Pennsylvania Fair Guide, now available in print or online, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. Offering information on the state's 115 fairs, the new guide is available at www.agriculture.state.pa.us by searching "Fair Guide." Information, including locations and dates, is organized by region....

2010-05-20 14:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven members of the Adventure Collection, a partnership of the premier adventure travel companies in the world, announced today their participation in a groundbreaking new online travel contest that leverages the growing influence of social media. To enter, adventure travelers must submit an essay of 400 words or less to Blog Your Way Around the World, then invite their friends to vote for them for a chance to win eight world-class expeditions in...

2010-05-19 09:55:00

DENVER, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor volunteer vacations and learning vacations are becoming increasingly popular in Colorado. From mountain bike trail building to archeological excavation classes, Colorado offers visitors the chance to give back while enjoying a healthy outdoor vacation experience. Some hotels even offer reduced rates in exchange for volunteer service. Below are a few organizations that provide Colorado voluntourism opportunities and learning vacations; some are free...

2010-05-19 05:00:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced the launch of AdventureFinder (www.adventurefinder.com), a new travel Web site that provides instant access to the world's leading adventure vacations. The site allows consumers to research, customize, and plan active escapes quickly and easily. Travelers looking to make their next vacation an adventure can choose from nearly 2,500 trips and tours around the world from top tour operators. Adventure vacation...

2010-05-13 08:00:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for National Travel and Tourism Week, May 8-16, and the kick-off of the summer travel season, Washington State Tourism has launched "Excellent Washington State Adventures," a new online forum where travelers share their favorite destinations and experiences around the Evergreen State. Found at www.experiencewa.com/adventures, the site helps travelers plan trips to Washington by inspiring them through the experiences of Washingtonians and...

2010-04-22 15:29:00

HINGHAM, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Hingham MA on April 30 - May 2, 2010. After 14 years at Anchor Plaza, Eastern Mountain Sports has moved to a new, larger location at The Launch at Hingham Shipyard. The new, 14,900 square-foot store is nearly triple the size of the former location and features an expanded kayak department, a climbing gear test area, as well as...

2010-04-22 15:27:00

WATERFORD, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Waterford, CT on April 30 - May 2, 2010. After 15 years in the Crystal Mall, Eastern Mountain Sports has moved to a new, larger location at Charter Oak Commons. The new, 14,600 square-foot store is nearly triple the size of the former location and features an expanded boat department, road running shoes and expert service, a...

2010-01-12 12:44:00

LONDON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HostelBookers.com has launched its biggest ever winter sale this January, and with up to 90% off properties in some of our top destinations beds are set to be snapped up quickly. Splitting the featured properties into four categories, the 24-day promotion will offer deals on accommodation for adventure travel, beach holidays, cheap city breaks and ski trips. HostelBookers has accommodation to suit all needs. With destinations ranging from sun-drenched...

2010-01-07 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GORP.com (www.gorp.com), the leading online resource for outdoor travel and recreation throughout the world, today unveiled its newly enhanced Web site that includes fresh trip-planning tools, enriched weekend guides, new destination photo galleries and improved navigation. "Known by everyone from serious hikers and trekkers to casual campground adventurers, GORP has for many years provided consumers a wide array of easy-to-find online information about...

2009-11-24 07:35:00

CANTON, Texas, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepping off of a platform almost a hundred feet in the air is an exhilarating high that just can't be duplicated with a drug. WIRED Zip Line Challenge Course offers lessons in self-esteem and confidence you won't find anywhere else. Conquer your fears and challenge your expectations on one of the tallest and longest zip line challenge courses in Texas. Located just a hop, skip, and a jump outside of the Dallas / Ft. Worth Metroplex is one of Texas'...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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