Author: Tami Scripps

Colorado, Daily Blog, Estes Park, Social Media Marketing

Skybok Films The Stanley Hotel


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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America, The Stanley Hotel is famous for its old world charm. Offering four different Estes Park accommodation experiences including historic rooms, modern apartment-style residences for extended stays, and expansive condominiums on the legendary grounds overlooking Rocky Mountain National Park. The Stanley offers over 14,000 square feet of sophisticated meeting and event space equipped with modern amenities and several stunning indoor and outdoor wedding venues. Only an hour away from Denver, it is the ideal destination for your Colorado vacation getaway. 

 

 

 

Daily Blog, Points of Interest

Skybok Films The Butterfly Pavilion, Denver, Colorado


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The Butterfly Pavilion is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited nonprofit invertebrate zoo home to thousands of animals from all over the world! Experience their indoor tropical conservatory with over 1,600 free-flying butterflies, hold Rosie their famous tarantula, explore incredible adaptations of sea stars, bees, beetles, spiders, and so much more!

The Butterfly Pavilion work to foster an appreciation of invertebrates by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation.

Daily Blog, Points of Interest, Port Elizabeth

Skybok Films Bedford, South Africa’s Garden Festival


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Run away from your daily routine, come to Bedford for three days of fresh air and inspiration. This year the annual Bedford Garden Festival (19 -21 October 2018) – now in its 14th year – is an Eastern Cape Midlands country lifestyle adventure that attracts visitors from all over South Africa. For three days gardeners and nature-loving families will explore our country roads, discovering our magnificent farm gardens and making new friends.

Come to Bedford for more open gardens, plant nurseries, two market hubs, lots of shopping, live music, warm hospitality and the scrumptious food we are known for. Extras include history talks/walks, visits to a nationally renowned butterfly collection at Huntly Glen Farm, golf and a Sunday midday garden concert.

 

 

Cities, Daily Blog, Denver, Points of Interest

Skybok Films Beaver Creek


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Beaver Creek Mountain is renowned for its stunning beauty and welcoming atmosphere, providing access to every level of skier. You’ll delight in the meticulously groomed corduroy runs as you explore 1,800 acres of terrain, as you dip into each of the three distinct base areas while discovering everything from your new favorite run to a mountaintop candy shop. By the end of the ski day, you’ll have worked up an appetite for our beloved 3 p.m. tradition: Cookie Time. Enjoy complimentary cookies, served fresh out of the oven at the base of the mountain. Gain a nuanced appreciation for the mountain as you fine tune your skills with the Ivy League of Ski Schools. Our veteran instructors and lesson offerings can accommodate everything from small group learning to private family instruction. Beaver Creek may be home to incredible corduroy and family-friendly terrain, but its Birds of Prey course also has a reputation for being a formidable stop on the Men’s Alpine Ski World Cup—as we are the only mountain in the U.S. to regularly host the international race series.

 

Austin, Points of Interest

A Day in Tutankhamun’s Tomb!


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Tutankhamun Artifacts

This has been reblogged from The Starlit Path.

I was recently at an iconic exhibition held at The Texas Museum of Science & Technology... “Tutankhamun: Wonderful Things From The Pharoah’s Tomb”.

Skybok produced this 1-minute video profile of it! (see below)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UmLULKnIsU

I’ve always been fascinated with ancient Egypt. (There’s a great documentary on Netflix now, search for “Egypt” by BBC Films). Here are some more photos from the museum’s exhibition showcasing exact replicas of the artifacts discovered in his tomb. (A nice website on the exhibition with historical questions answered here). Also, check out 8 surprising facts about Tutankhamun.

Tutankhamun Artifacts

Atlanta, Blog, Daily Blog, Points of Interest

10 Facts About The Swan House in Atlanta, Georgia!


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The Swan House Atlanta Georgia

Skybok recently shot “The Swan House” in Atlanta, Georgia – Wow! What a remarkable testiment to history. The Atlanta Historical Society aquired the house in 1966 and has made the experience for visitors exceptionally interactive, with actors portraying the characters who once lived in this iconic home.

Fun Facts About Swan House

  1. The house is an example of a classic 1928 mansion
  2. It was built at the end of the jazz age
  3. It was built by a noted architect, Philip T. Shutze, who designed Swan House and its gardens, as well as many other important buildings in the city of Atlanta
  4. It lies in Atlanta’s “Buckhead” neighbourhood
  5. It is part of the Atlanta History Centre
  6. It was a filming location for “The Hunger Games”
  7. Its original owners Edward and Emily Inman. The Inmans had accumulated wealth from cotton brokerage and investments on transportation, banking and real estate
  8. The house combines Renaissance revival styles with a Classical approach on the main facade
  9. Edward Inman died in 1931, but Emily collected her family into the house and lived there until 1965. The house and grounds were acquired by the Atlanta Historical Society in 1966. See the Atlanta History Center’s website at: http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/
  10. Many of the furnishings are the Inmans’ original furnishings

The Swan House Atlanta Georgia

The Swan House Atlanta Georgia Stairwell 1928

The Swan House Atlanta Georgia