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You can do that in Switzerland: Beznau. This is the oldest still running nuclear reactor in the world. According to their brochure you can contact the visitor center for guided tours. Mühleberg. They have regular guided tours in French or German. Gösgen. They have daily tours as well as a visitor centre. Leibstadt. They also have tours and a visitor ...


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In the UK. EDF Energy is opening new visitor centres at their nuclear power plants across the country, specifically: Hunterston B in West Kilbride and Torness in Dunbar, Scotland, Sizewell B in Suffolk, Hinkley Point B in Bridgwater, Dungeness B in Kent and Heysham in Morecambe. The visitor centres are where you can find out more about our ...


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Sesame Street is currently filmed at the Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, which does not offer public tours (though the Museum of the Moving Image is open to the public and located on the campus). According to the Sesame Workshop FAQ, Sesame Street is not filmed in front of a live studio audience and the set is not able to accommodate guests. There ...


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Sesame Street is filmed at Kaufman-Astoria Studios in Queens. The studio isn't generally open to the public, so unless you know somebody or are involved in a production I wouldn't count on a tour. However, I'd highly recommend a trip to the nearby Museum of the Moving Image, which houses a number of Sesame Street artifacts, regular Jim Henson/Muppet film ...


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In addition to commercial nuclear power plants, the world has many small university reactors used for research and education. For example, in the Los Angeles area a quick google search showed that UC Irvine has a reactor that allows group tours by appointment.


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You are now welcome to virtually tour the NYC office at http://s.tk/NYCTour, courtesy of Google Maps!


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In France, you can visit EDF's energy plants. You just need a valid ID (passport, ID card, etc.) The tours are great! You can talk with technicians, engineers, plays with interactive setups to understand the processes, etc.


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You can also visit Kozloduy NPP in Bulgaria. When Kozloduy NPP can be visited? The Information Centre is open for visitors every workday from 8 am to 4 pm. Visits to plant facilities are organised in workdays on a year-round basis with closing time at 3.30 pm. Visits to the Main Control Rooms and Turbine Halls of Units 5 and 6 are not ...


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In Australia you can tour the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor, the only one in the nation. Note that while it is indeed a nuclear reactor it is not a nuclear power plant, as it is dedicated to producing radioisotopes as a research facility.


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No, you can't. It's a very, very busy working port, full of reversing trucks and cranes flinging about multi-ton containers, many of which contain valuable and/or hazardous cargo. Short of getting a job, the only way to enter is to apply for a Temporary Pass, which requires a good reason and a company already operating in the port to sponsor you. But if ...


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In a word (and a meme), no. As you're probably aware, South and North Korea remain (in theory anyway) at a state of war and travel between the two is extremely restricted. In the past, there were organized tours from South Korea to Kumgangsan and Kaesong, but both have been indefinitely suspended since 2008 or so. Pyongyang has never been accessible to ...


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Certainly. Qantas flies them from Australia. Antarctica Flights They're infrequent, but a few a year do fly down. I watched a documentary on it, it's crazy that you can pay less for an 'inner' seat where you don't even get to see out the window without craning your neck! From the site: The flight provides a full day of Antarctic experience. Our ...


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Poland doesn't have any nuclear power plants (yet), but it has a research reactor Maria in Świerk, near Warsaw, which provides tours for organized groups, targeted mostly for students. Key information from the web site (Polish only): all participants must be over 15 you should announce the group at least 2 weeks in advance foreign citizens need to fill ...


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Frommers lists that Bright Angel and North Kaibab trails are 'the canyon's smoothest' trails - but as you can see on my picture with a section of the Bright Angel trail, it's not really wheelchair accessible, and probably quite strenuous on crutches. Picture was taken in 2006, so it might look different today. Another option would be a mule trip, which ...


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My experience with tour groups has generally been guided by two rules of thumb (developed over a fair few organized tours I've gone on): The "gap year" style of trips will generally be as cheap as possible, so tend to come from a few dedicated providers, e.g. the famous Contiki tours. The "pensioner" trips will often be the more expensive options on a ...


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The Queensbridge Projects are located in Long Island City, and this means you can communicate directly with the cognizant community board for travel advice and other matters arising in that area. The board is called, "Community Board 1", and their contact details are Queens Community Board 1 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard LL Suite 125 Astoria, NY 11105 Phone: ...


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There's aerial tours being offered from Germany for WindForce 2014. They're going to be run on Monday, June 16 and registration closes on May 30. More details are available here. There doesn't seem to be any restrictions on the passengers that I can see, i.e. industry membership, other than the cost.


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Good to hear you like Romania so far, my suggestion is you visit more of the west part, Transilvania (Sibiu, Brasov, Sighisoara or Cluj) than Bucharest. I don't think you should feel obliged to tip at all. Romania in not a third world country although it is the second poorest in the EU. Tipping in hotels, I do not know about, as a Romanian. Do the same you ...


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There are no direct connections between North Korea and either Japan or South Korea, but it is of course possible to visit North Korea starting in either of the two other countries. From Pyŏngyang, there are only direct flights to a handful of cities in China and Russia: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang and Vladivostok. In addition, there are international ...


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So, I understand what you meant by "actual operators". Actual operators refers to the boat operators who actually operate the boats. Now, as you pointed out there are two which are fairly common and famous, i.e. Pacific Queen Panama Canal Tours Canal and Bay Tours I found two more which seem to have their own ships based on the obscure information ...


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Obviously it'll depend on the time of year, but my feeling in Marrakech was that something would 'appear' if you needed it, they were always keen to make some cash. We didn't have time for the desert tours, but hoped to do a day tour to a nearby river valley. Lo and behold our Riad owner suddenly had a friend running a tour, and indeed came along himself. ...


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In the end I went to the building outside, and the memorial garden, which was really nice. But from there, the Pentagon is like a giant box - you can't see its shape very well. No ID was required, you just walk around. Never managed to get inside, there's massive security for even walking up to it, and they never replied to me. However, for the best ...


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This is an interesting article, lots of people have views on this subject and preconceived idea of how things work or don't work. I have been a free walking tour guide for 3 years now and I am long way from being a Student, just passed the big 50 I have found myself in the current economic situation in Europe to for forced to change my profession. I do admit ...


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Just east of Toronto is the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. The operators claim: Located in the Municipality of Clarington in Durham Region, 70 km east of Toronto, Darlington Nuclear provides about 20 per cent of Ontario's electricity needs, enough to serve a city of two million people. That site offers a link to a video tour of the site. ...


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Looks like Ocean Quest offers one: Ocean Quest West is located at Trout River Pond on the south side of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our 2 hour Zodiac and Kayaking adventures bring our guests through 500 million years of history and explores rare and amazing geology such as the Tablelands, a piece of the Earth’s mantle thrust ...


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places which are cold and covered with snow but with a good weather to have a blast Very very tricky. September is within the monsoon period and I don't think you will escape rain even in the hill stations. Snow will be highly improbable unless you decide to venture towards higher altitudes in the Himalayas. The best option I can think of is Ladakh, ...


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Probably you should contact the hotel you wish to stay, and ask for the transportation to Giza or joining ay organized tour.


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Most of the regional airlines offer fly / stay packages, not exactly a "tour" but the basic logistics are covered. Then you can book daytrips to see the ruins through the front desk. There are local package tours, but they tend to be geared towards local clientele, so may or may not be suitable for you comfort style or language. Plus the bus trip from ...


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Quoting http://www.texasoutside.com/glenrose/sites.htm, "About a mile inside the front gate of the [Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant] is the Visitors Center, open from 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday. Group tours can be arranged by reservation only. The Visitors Center offers several interactive displays and a 10-minute video explaining how nuclear ...


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I would recommend you book in advance especially if you go in high season (April to September). Regardless of the route you choose you will have an unforgettable experience. Salkantay route doesn't have many archaeological sites but is offset by the beauty of the landscape. Regarding the Classic Inca Trail this has more archeological sites and a unique ...



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