- Eiffel Tower? Paris, 1889.
- Meet Me in St. Louis? That was in 1904.
- All World Fairs (Expos) are only 6 months long, except that the two hosted by New York went on for 2 years each.
- In 2017 Astana (Kazakshstan) will host the World Expo, but the biggee will be 2020 in Dubai.
For the first time, a Chinese company had a pavilion of its own. Vanke is the leading real estate company in the country:
At this point my camera's battery died. A one day pass costs 39 Euros ($44), but two days for a senior, 51 E ($58). Unfortunately, I found this out only after paying $88 for two days. So I'll be back tomorrow.
I was planning to include here "My Best Authentic Italian Meal, Ever," but will post this later today.
Tropical Storm Olaf will become a Category 3 hurricane, but move north before affecting Hawaii:
But you never know, for there are two models suggesting a move west:
Super Typhoon Koppu at 150 MPH is about to make landfall over the Philippines:
Manila could get a direct hit.
Typhoon Champi will become a Category 4, but move north and west away from Japan: