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Kotzebue, AK

Out near the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in western Alaska lies the village of Kotzebue.  With a population slightly over 3,200 people and a total area of fewer than twenty nine square miles, Kotzebue lies a chilly thirty three … Continue reading

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Pompano Beach, FL

Today’s track takes us to the beautiful tropical climes of southern Florida: Pompano Park at Pompano Beach.  Home to a standardbred harness racing track, all the racing that is done at Pompano Park is at a specific gait (trot or … Continue reading

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Ushuaia, Argentina

Today brings us another extreme: the southernmost track in the world. A thorough perusal of the larger settlements in Antarctica has lead me to the conclusion that there are no tracks on the entire continent, though I would be happy … Continue reading

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Honningsvåg and Gratishaugen, Norway

My friends, today I have some amazing news: I have found what is possibly the world’s northernmost track.  For this amazing discovery, we travel to Honningsvåg, Norway, population 2,375, located at 70°58′N 25°58′E.  Now, it is totally possible that this is … Continue reading

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Baghdad, Iraq

Guys, I tried really hard to find a track in or near Najaf, Iraq, just so I could post pictures of Wadi-us-Salaam, which is arguably the largest cemetery in the world.  Unfortunately, it appears that Iraqis would rather play soccer … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is known throughout the world as one of the richest, most well developed countries in west Asia.  Abu Dhabi itself is one of the world’s largest producers of oil, and with all that wealth, they know … Continue reading

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Petite-Île, Réunion

A tiny island off the eastern shores of Madagascar, Réunion is one of the 27 regions of France, and as such, part of the Eurozone.  You don’t really need to know that; I just like the word.  Anyway, much like … Continue reading

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