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SL Destinations: Museum Island

Hello & Welcome Exploring Enthusiasts!

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Today’s post brings us to the beautiful and elegant Museum Island by Carlolello Zapatero.

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There are 21 replicas of the world’s richest architectural and historical landmarks of the Mediterranean.

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These ancient wonders are a collection from across France, Iraq, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Jordan, & Babylonia of long ago.

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Maps and Directories can be found at the entrance and along the paths as you saunter over the bridges & landscapes warmed by carefully placed sunlight.

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The Textures used on these ancient masterpieces are phenomenal.
The builder took great care in all details, especially with the shadows showing precise depth and realism.

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Each monument will have a board in front, stating the origin and pertinant information of the RL artifact.

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We recommend the 2 automated tours set out.
1 is a walking tour for you and a companion. It will walk you thru the entire Isle not missing one square inch.
It’s really fun to do and if you are like me and Revan, You will try to do it a few more times LOL

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The second is a boat tour that can hold up to 4 avatars. (We had a friendly avatar join us lol~ Hello Morgan Darkrose!)
This tour will encircle and weave around and through the island to get another perspective of all its beauty.

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We hope you enjoy as we have, This sim has been a favorite of mine for 2yrs and counting, Its a dbl thumbs up approval rating ❤
Take care until we read again ❤

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PICS SNAPPED @ MUSEUM ISLAND
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WHAT I AM WEARING:

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HAIR::::::: Exile:: “Just a Reason”: Blacks (past Gacha Fair)
SHADES::::: Toro.> Tortoise/Black Sunglasses
LIPSTICK::: .:Glamorize:. Wet N Wicked Lips – Hot Red
JEWELS::::: ::ChopZuey:: Black Storm set
DRESS:::::: : Fabouzz :.Mesh_Cutout Sleeve Flowy Hem Dress
CLUTCH::::: MOLiCHiNO *MESH* Delirium Clutch
SMOKES::::: ROYAL cigarette Pipe (Marketplace)
NAILS:::::: SDesign’s <<Avril>> Rings & Nails (Marketplace)
BOOTS:::::: Slink Demi Boots Black (Shoetopia Fair)
SKIN::::::: DEESSES: Kylie – group gift

WHAT REVAN IS WEARING:

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HAIRBASE::: [LANEVO] MC HAIRBASE – BUZZCUT (BONNIE-BLACK)
HAIR::::::: ::Exile:: Revolver:Midnight
SHADESS:::: etham – 50’s Men’s Glasses Black
EARS::::::: [MANDALA]STEKING_ears_ver3
SUIT::::::: Kauna – 3pc suit: SilverGrey /w White Trim
SHOES:::::: ::GABRIELLE::WingTip_high cut_camouflage

 

SL Destinations: The Pharaoh’s Tomb

Greetings Explorers,
Today’s post is one of high adventure. Are you ready?!

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We travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in search of The Pharaohs Tomb!

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Only those with courage and resolve will make it through the maze of tunnels and chambers laden with Treasures and Traps.

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We began our adventure in the temple below the pyramid where a stone slab slid away on our approach revealing a hidden entrance!

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A vast room full of venomous snakes, led to a dark tunnel where long dead mummies woke from their slumber…
uh, uh…..RUN!!

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Spiders, Crocodiles, Fire Pits, Rope Slides and Moving Bridges…

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Who said this would be easy?

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If you make it to the Pharaoh’s Tomb Room in one piece make sure You take the time to marvel at the opulent décor and grand statues.

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Having completed your quest, why not spend some time relaxing in the Palace or taking in the sights by boat, balloon or flying carpet.

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We Hope you enjoy your own exploratory quest here…
‘Til the next time 😉

PICS SNAPPED @ Davinci Gardens
TP Direct to The Pharoah’s Tomb

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WHAT I AM WEARING:

HEAD:::::: DECO – MESH Bush Hat (camel), [MANDALA]SIMPLE_EARS
SHIRT:::::: [ hoorenbeek ] Military Shirt – Mesh – Sand
SHORTS:::::: flow . Standard Surf-N-Short – Nude
ITEMS:::::: DECO – MESH His Warrior Watch, * S O R G O – STEAM Black GOLD(SG), Loki Mesh – Explorers Backpack
TATTS:::::: B*FLY – Lady Sugar Tattoo
BOOTS:::::: DECO – MESH Some Boots small (black)

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WHAT CHIOMA IS WEARING:

HAIR::::::: [elikatira] Play 2 – Brown 08
PROPs::::::: Pixel Puss Props-Flaming Torch, Intrigue Co. – Tourist: Camera, Loki Mesh – Explorers Backpack
SHADES::::: (Yummy) Round Shades – Tortoise
JEWELS::::: *N@N@*Dulce earring
DRESS:::::: e! Safari Dress (Sand) (Marketplace)
BOOTS:::::: Charlee Mesh Silver – Grey (Marketplace)
HAT:::::::: OO_Pith Helmet (Marketplace)
SKIN::::::: *{Kiko Life}* Omi Meji: Sepia

SL Destinations: Mainland Mayhem Part 3 of 3

At Ease Travel Troopers!

We are at our final Mission for the Mainland Mayhem Tour, 3 of 3.
Contained in this report are 2 Operatives Duly assigned.

Welcome to Operation Fire and Ice.

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Coordinates have us starting at Mt. G’al in the Mahulu region, where a hot volcanic tour is set up for you.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Mahulu/54/186/105

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The tour balloon will take you up and around the perimeter of the sim, revealing hang out areas to relax in.

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There are very Beautiful spots with water sounds, caves, and shimmering flowers.

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Mythical creatures that enjoy your company and nature here.

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Be sure to check the perimeter for more wonderful photo Ops!

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The next Mainland drop is at Laptev where we cool down the pace.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Laptev/52/88/27
This is one of 4 homesteads that create Ice Bay, which is situated in the Snowland region of the Sansara continent.

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Venture out across the vast stark ice flats or rez a boat and maneuver between icebergs,

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or rez a sub and explore underwater with the lava rift below the ice caps.

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This pristine cold haven is choked full of scenery,

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Climb a bit higher up the mountain where you will find communities and the main road.

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Here on the main road, There is a car pick up/tour hub.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Svan/47/36/98

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Choose your vehicle, sit and ease into a slower paced multi sim ride.
Linden Tour Pods pass frequently as well, They move a bit faster and change from land to sea to rail to fit their tour
route. Just quickly sit in one and away you go!

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Fire & Ice completed?
You have done good trooper, We want to give you a Ocular treat.
Welcome to Operation Sugar Rush.

Trekking into the Kapor region. We find what looks like… Easter? 0o?!
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Kapor/59/68/23

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This creation is peaceful, festive, and a photog’s delight. It is forever spring here.

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Oh look! a Chocolate Bunny 🙂

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A perfect sim to save the LM to and revisit, especially when the season comes back around for fantastic Holiday pics.

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After taking in all the sweet sights at Kapor, click this last destination to get your Rush!
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Abbotts/159/155/71

Check out Abbotts Aerodrome, SL’s most famous airport!

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Explore Abbotts and take to the skies. Fly the free aircraft demos.
Or Try skydiving — take the plunge from 4000 meters up.

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Airplanes and airships depart from Abbotts runway 9 regularly.

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All planes for sale are only 10L$ !!

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Well Troopers This concludes The Tour of Fun.
If You have tried all 12 missions you should have completed the objective with success.
Boredom has been defeated. 🙂
Job well done soldier.

Thank You for looking, We hope you enjoyed each location as we have.
It was really fun making these themed posts.
Take Care, Stay Tuned and Happy Exploring!

WHAT I AM WEARING:

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HAT::::::::: *ARGRACE* Military Cap – only cap
HAIR:::::::: Discord Designs – Cosima – Gracile (Cast Iron)
JEWELS:::::: DECO – MESH Shells of War Necklace, RO-Arsenal (Silver bullet earrings), SiniStyle Dog Tags
BAG::::::::: [BS] TooL Bag (shoulder) (Marketplace)
NAILS::::::: =AnDreChi=”-black-nails-Colored-Bandages
SHIRT::::::: Overhigh – Lola V.2 – Military -(Hud-Camo/faded)
SHORTS:::::: Razor /// Fem Cargo Faders – Shorts
SHOES::::::: Razor /// Regulator Combat Boots
SKIN:::::::: Deesses Skins: Nadine – brown eyebrows – caramel mocha
*** ICE & SNOW add ons;
COAT:::::::: SAIKIN Parka coat khaki RIGGED MESH
BOOTS::::::: Winty Boots Dark Camo by Pixel Fashion

WHAT Revan IS WEARING: lolol

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HAT::::::::: DECO – Skull Bowl Helmet
GLASSES::::: [Iron Cross] MESH Nerd Glasses .::Classics::.
ACCESORIES:: [MANDALA]SHAMIRA DOG TAG necklace, *BREACH* Eightball Gun, *chronokit* watch no.35 *eden*
POuCHES::::: 1A Pouches – Canteen/Rear/Side – Olive
SHIRT::::::: Fruk halcyon tee m Green
JACKET:::::: DECO – MESH Camp Fatigues (dirt)
PANTS::::::: DECO – MESH Scavenger Bandolier (dirt)
BOOTS::::::: Survivor-Boots Cotton *REDGRAVE*
*** ICE & SNOW add ons;
COAT:::::::: *chronokit* Mods coat 01 Fur LightBrown/Khaki
HAT::::::::: DECO – Skull Bowl helmet(halloween)
SCARF::::::: TonkTastic – Keffiyeh scarf
BOOTS::::::: Winty Boots Dark Camo by Pixel Fashion

 

SL Destinations: Mainland Mayhem Part 2 of 3

Fall In Travel Troopers,
Its time for Part 2 of 3 Mainland Mayhem!

Today we continue with our operational maneuvers thru the mainland.
Our strategic goal is to pin point and locate interesting sims for your delight and eradicate our enemy- boredom!

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Marching forward & Boots down we enter Kissling, a sim fortified with older shops running since 2003.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Kissling/138/59/71
Feel Free To Browse, & Save a Linden or 2. There are very unique items here. (I’ve even found a Raggedy Ann Doll!)

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Kissling is a quirky town with hyper cars, trucks and taxis that WHIZZ around corners and up and down each street very quickly.

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While you wait by the cake shop you will notice a trolley or tour bus beckoning for you to board it.
Go ahead hop on! It moves very quickly, so hang on to your Cyrup (wig), As It travels across sim borders onto several towns.

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When the trolley paused in The region of Boardman, We decided to take a look around & investigate.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Boardman/191/20/24

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This is A small suburban community set in a nice, quiet region without stores and looming towers.
They have an Open Air Market, A Town Hall run by Jack Linden, A Quaint Church, which has small town USA’s charm and appeal.

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Wander the Boardman sim. You can rez in designated areas, set out vehicles to drive, or boats to navigate the long meandering river into other sims.
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Our next tour of duty brings us to Frog Rd. The LM provided is the starting point.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Mavericks/71/42/32
Here you may rez your own vehicle, or board the idle city bus.

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This Bus can hold up to as many friends that you bring with you, and will carry you all on a very long scenic route past unusual builds, stretched bridges, streams & mountains.

The Mainland holds some of SL’s oddest & oldest communities,

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If any of the lands piques your curiosity then by all means saddle up and explore!

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Last but not least of the fun, is Rizal.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rizal/58/148/32
Rizal is a play centre with many attractions.

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Set like a lake front amusement Park, You will be entertained by food stands that give out food.
An Interactive Playground, Hedge Maze, Bumper Boats and our favorite the giant Piano keys.

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This was big time fun as we played out notes while dancing on the keys lol.

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Please share the wealth of fun with your friends and let us know what discoveries you’ve made at these sims.
We’d love feedback and tips to hidden gems we may have overlooked!

Stay tuned for the last of our 3 part Mainland series, & Happy Exploring 🙂

SL Destinations: Historic Replicas by ASU

Welcome All!
Revan here :), The Wife and I were feeling a bit Rockabilly Retro today, So I searched for a sim to fit our mood.
I came across a true Gem., The Arkansas State University had 2 sims that fit our theme perfectly.

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What a VAST destination! We got more than we expected. There are actually 6 sims Total owned by ASU., 2 campus, including an
orientaion area with Art Gallery, 3 historic recreations by Painter Meriman and 1 set aside as a Leisure sim with Beach.

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The Regions have MANY points of interest, Too numerous to cover all in one post,

But We will highlight the spots we found enjoyable.

You may begin at ASU’s Virtual Campus Start point.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Virtual%20Campus/160/96/24

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Here you will find unusual Art Exhibits and Interactive galleries.
Be sure to Transport to each area in the Art Building via the large banner flags in front.
We had a great time on the turtle ride touring a giant Aquarium!

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Fascinating Historic Information with RL Pics can be seen at The Southern Tenant Farmer’s Museum which highlights the work
of John L. Handcox.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Virtual%20Heritage/136/61/25

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John L. Handcox (1904-1992); was a Great Depression-era tenant farmer and union advocate from Arkansas renowned for his
politically charged songs and poetry.

This place is AMAZING!, They have even replicated Ernest Hemingway’s Studio.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Virtual%20Heritage/49/138/22

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During the 1930s A barn was converted into a studio to give Hemingway privacy for writing.
Portions of one of his most famous novels, A Farewell to Arms, and several short stories were written in this studio.

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Moving along, We came across Country Music Singer Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in Dyess Circle.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Dyess%20Colony/136/102/23

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This is a recreation of The Cash family home in Dyess Arkansas as it was during the 1940s.

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Check out the the rest of this town. There’s a Pop-shop, Cinema, & other colony display homes here, It’s like a step back
in time.

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Something I found interesting was that The University actually owns Mr.Cash’s childhood home & The Dyess Circle Community;
Read about it here => http://arkansasheritagesites.astate.edu/AHS/Dyess.html

 Exploring a bit more we come across a piece of Antique Southern Beauty.

A scale model of The Lakeport Plantation House in Lake Village, Arkansas.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Virtual%20HeritageS/249/121/22

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This palatial estate is One of Arkansas’ premiere historic structures.
Lakeport is the only remaining Arkansas plantation home set on the Mississippi River.
It was built in 1859 for Lycurgus and Lydia Taylor Johnson, Who were part of a political dynasty that extended from
Virginia to Kentucky to Arkansas.

Jump on the Horse & Carriage awaiting you for a tour around the estate with cotton fields.

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Opposite of The Lakeport Mansion are tour boats and rafts.
The Raft will take you to the tragic sunken town of Napoleon.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ASU%20Virtual%20HeritageS/132/137/24

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Just stand up when destination reaches its point and walk off the pier to find this RL Historic replica underwater.
There are plenty of signs around to tell you the story of what happened and when.

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If You take the row Boat, You will then tour a serene swamp, great for photos.

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There is also a wooden shack complete with rocking chairs on the porch to hang out.

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I hope you enjoy this fantastic region as we did, It is chocked full of food for thought.
I wish You a GREAT time until we read again!

WHAT I AM WEARING:

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HAIR::::::: booN GAS760 hair black
EARS::::::: [MANDALA]STEKING_ears_ver3
GLASSES:::: [IC] MESH Nerd Glasses .::Classics::. 2.0 * S O
SHIRT:::::: RONSEM* Short sleeved Shirt / Plain
JEWELS::::: * S O R G O – SkullBracelet BLACK/DIAMS & WHITE/DIAMS, *chronokit* watch no.38 QUASAR, RO – Bitch Ring – Chrome
PANTS:::::: [coepio] Mr.Cool Mesh Pants ~ Black Stars
SHOES:::::: *BC322 BROTHEL CREEPERS GIBSON

WHAT CHIOMA IS WEARING:

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HAIR::::::: >TRUTH< Sassy 2 w/Roots – lava
MAKEUP::::: [PF] Glossy Pout Lipstick <Deep> – Red
GLASSES:::: [CT] Cat Glasses – Grey
BAG:::::::: RO – Cat’s in the Bag
JEWELS::::: PurePoison- Cat Set, :::LePrimativ::: Double Strap Silver Watch – White
SHIRT:::::: SUGAR Avale Top
PANTS:::::: Razor /// Veruca Leggings
SHOES:::::: {TARAshoes} KOURTNEY
SKIN::::::: Deesses: Tameka – Dark eyebrows – Caramel Mocha

 

IAOS Group Week4- Columbus Day

Hello & Welcome :-),

Wow time is flying! We are now on week#4 in the IAOS Group, and this weeks style challenge is about Columbus Day or Discovering America.

I have chosen to focus on the style of dress for the women in this time period.
In “White Queen” I am depicting the queen sending him out on his journey.

 

In the “Pink Maiden”, I am a Maiden of an influential family within her family’s compound.


Join us in the Facebook group for fun & interesting weekly challenges.
Are you up for it?

International Alliance of Style:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/InternationalAllianceofStyle/?fref=ts

Thanks for visiting!

WHAT I AM WEARING:

WHITE QUEEN:
WIG:::: Stalk My Shop – Antionette Hair – by Squishy (Marketplace)
MAKEUP: *{KIko Life}* Remix: Hearts – Lips – Dark Heart

PINK MAIDEN:
HAIR:: A&A Cassiopeia Hair 1- New (color changeable streaks)
JEWEL: *Ticky Tacky* Marta Takes a Holiday set- Jakarta (Marketplace)
DRESS: by Sharodie’s ~*~Shar’s~*~Satine gown- Pink (only $L21!)

Check out her store, nice gowns & dresses 20-22L

Sharodies Designs: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Daytona%20Beach/219/241/24

SKIN:: *{Kiko Life}* Cocoa – Make Up 027

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PIC TAKEN on the Winterfell Sims; Beaumont Sea – Home of the Wild Fleet
This was a fun region, with a scenic tour boat that goes thru 5sims and stops at a castle
All surroundings in theme of the Medieval era. Check it out!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Winterfell%20Eventide/217/19/22

PhazeD

Hello Friend,

I’m blogging another GREAT sim to check out called Phaze Demesnes. It’s the home of the creator Ferd. The sim is full of GOOD USEFUL freebies in every corner of the land.

I originally came to this sim  in 2009 to pick up a free translator. Even then it was nice, with lots of interactive things to do, I especially remember the TaiChi floor and free garden items to decorate with. Well, while helping a new friend pick up a translator, I see I have returned to a big revamp of the sim.

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Phaze Demesnes is now home to Dragons, Fairies, Unicorns, Mermaids, Elves & Gnomes, Beautiful flowers throughout, A Fae swing, Pose balls for couples in romantic areas, placed under trees and near waterfalls.

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They want you to see it all, even the underwater store, So they have set up rides…A Swan ride, A Flying Egret Bird & Dragon, all take you on a complete tour of the sim, and the plus of these rides are that they can hold 2. That’s right, Two of you can ride the Birds, Boats, and Dragons together. 🙂

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Oh I forgot to mention The castle seen in my pics, is also set up with poseballs already in place for a wedding in the chapel area, ready to service either impromptu or planned nuptials 😉 How sweet of the creator to add that in!

 Stop by Check out the fantastic freebies, and Hang out, They have free pet dragons, & free avatars. An example of the avatars given for free? Eva the robot from the movie WALL-E 🙂

WHAT I AM WEARING:

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HAIR::: (fd) Sweet Tea – Brunette 4

MAKEUP: *{Kiko Life}* Midnight Mania – November 2010 – Board 1
SKIN::: *{Kiko Life}* Remix: Honeychile Neutral – Freckles
ALEIDA (Store now closed) Alex pants- banknote color
SLC Summer Sandale Multi Colour Shoes (STORE FREEBIE)
LMD (Leri Miles Designs) Lanie MESH Floral Top (CUTE! Clothes in this store!!)

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