April 1 travel quiz
The usual April 1 routine among publications is to write up some ridiculous story and try to convince readers that it’s true. Today I’m going to reverse that.
All of these 12 travel trivia items have previously appeared in some form on clarknorton.com. Only one of them is false.
See if you can figure out which one is strictly for April Fool’s Day:
* St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was actually born in Britain.
* Some of the most coveted and prestigious student residences at the University of Virginia have no bathrooms.
* Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa had 16 children; her 11 daughters were all named Maria or Marie.
* The small South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu has made millions of dollars by selling its Internet URL suffix .tv to companies that stream videos… Continue reading