Tuesday 20 April 2021



The current offering represents a followup to a slew of recent map-art blogposts by Dr. G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio (registered pseudonym) and Dr. GH. 
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #1
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #2
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #3
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #4
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #1
Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #2
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #3
 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #4

"A man, a plan, a canal - Panama"
Readers who are particularly interested in wordplay might also enjoy a fantastical discussion, set to music, on the development of this famous palindrome by Leigh Mercer, on our lyrics blog (SILLY SONGS and SATIRE)  ...
"Leigh Mercer's Palindrome Workshop" 

rêve: French for dream.
Tulsa, Oklahoma: a stop on U.S. 'Route 66', as mentioned in the eponymic jazz ballad. Click on Route 66 .
Amana: a religious community, the Pietists, founded this settlement in the state of Iowa in 1856. Click on Amana Colonies.
panama (Ecuadorian hat): a traditional brimmed straw hat of Ecuadorian origin, becoming popular worldwide at the beginning of the 20th century. Click on panama.
Act: The British North America Act paved the way for the  Confederation of Canada in 1867. Click on BNA Act.

And, if you still need a fix of more palindromic fun, go on to "Magical Canal Verses and Palindromes".

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