The LG Travel News Roundup: Neon Surfers Kick off Australian Summer

Weekly Travel News — By on December 9, 2011 at 11:40 pm

By Susmita Baral
LG News Intern

Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…

Neon Surfers at Bondi BeachNeon Surfers Kick Off Summer
Seventeen surfers in Bondi Beach sported glow-in-the-dark wetsuits and neon boards to kick off the Australian summer. The event, sponsored by Strongbrow cider, took place at night and lasted until the wee hours of the morning. Aussie filmmaker Jack McCoy and his team captured the footage. Source: CNN Go

The TSA & Toy Guns
The TSA recently stopped a 17-year-old girl at the Jacksonville International Airport because of a decoration on her purse—which was shaped like a gun. The young girl, Vanessa Gibbs, argues that it is common sense that her purse was not a threat, but the TSA maintains that it could very well be a replica weapon. Source: News 4 Jax

Ancient City Discovered
A Coptic city was discovered in Egypt on a mission spearheaded by the Supreme Council of Antiquities. The city, dating back to the 4th century, is situated in the Ain al-Sabil region of the New Valley Governorate. Source: Egypt Independent

Lost & Found Riches
Most Lost & Found bins contain forgotten goods, but the Breakers resort in Palm Beach houses unimaginable riches and valuables. Amongst the goods are Rolex watches, diamond earrings and other expensive bracelets. Their most recent find was a wallet with $4,000 cash in it. Source: MSNBC

 

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