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I dispute the premise of your question. (All images from a google Image Search for "Welcome to [State Name]") You can find examples for all 50 states at this site - note however that while all 50 states are represented, that list is far from exhaustive of all the designs and styles that can be found, depending upon which border crossing you're at. ...


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Usually, depending on the country, an embassy or consulate is where you'd go to, in order to obtain a visa. In your case, the nearest (that I can find) is the Brazilian Consulate in Houston, Texas. 1233 West Loop South, Park Tower North, Suite 1150 Houston, TX 77027 (713) 961-3063/64/65 Fax: (713) 961-3070 E-mail: ...


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There isn't a lot, culturally speaking, on either side of the U.S./Mexican border. So where to go depends a lot on exactly what you're looking for. The main U.S./Mexican border crossings along the Texas border are: El Paso, Texas / Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua Laredo, Texas / Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas McAllen, Texas / Reynosa, Tamaulipas Brownsville, Texas / ...


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Personally once you get past Dallas/Fort Worth area the scenery will consist of a whole lot of nothing. So if you're looking to take in West Texas life your choices are: Wichita falls - Amarillo or Abilene - Lubbock To me the choice is equally dreary though the Abiline - Lubbock Route using US-84 is likely to provide easier access to little towns ...


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As of the information available on the Ride Metro site and on the list of approved retailers there are none in the airport itself. The closest retailers that sell the card would be Kroger Stores on US 59 or Treaschwig Rd. You can probably use the Zipcode Map and the Metro Retailer List by Zip to see if there is anything closer but I haven't found anything ...


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According to this page, if you are using Greyhound and you are buying a ticket online, you will need photo identification. Therefore, I believe that your birth certificate will not be enough. Here is the relevant excerpt (emphasis is mine): Each passenger must present a ticket and a valid photo ID to board the bus.


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Have you tried University of Texas' Observation Deck. It's not free but not even in the range of Empire state building or Rockefeller Center. You can also see the virtual tour of the tower and the views on their website as well. Plus it also has some history though pretty gruesome.


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If you don't feel like taking a road trip, there are a number of companies that can request the visa on your behalf (for a fee). I initially found a company called China Visa Service Center that does this when preparing for my trip to China (although from the name, you can probably guess that they only do Chinese visas). I have also used VisaHQ (for my ...



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