Santé at Millévin in Avignon

Côtes du Rhône wine: to your health A festival of wine, feasting and camaraderie awaited us in Avignon in Provence, France, two years ago. Santé! Map of France Millévin, an…

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Awesome Tibet

We visited Tibet a number of years ago while we were in China. It has changed a lot since. China has firmly established its presence there to the sorrow of the resident Tibetans.

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Next-to-final moment of the bullfight


Yes- Despite the opposition, part of me wants to experience this slice of Mexican culture originating from Spain. Yes! No- The smell of fresh blood mingled with red dust wafts…

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Isle of Capri, Italy
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Isle of Capri, Italy

Mysticism, Beauty, Romance Like an enchanting, exciting woman, the Isle of Capri off the coast of Naples, Italy, invites you to explore her mysticism, beauty and romantic spaces. Mysticism Odysseus…

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The Happy Cooker in Crete

Lacing with Wine While attending a Greek cooking class in a traditional hillside village of western Crete called Vamos, I learned how to prepare Greek culinary delights and became a…

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The Amazon Then and Now

Then---1977 Iquitos It is sunstroke hot and dripping wet humid when we touch down in the jungle town of Iquitos, Peru. Iquitos is as far from the Atlantic coast, 3000…

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Hoodoos, Badlands, Dinosaurs,Ghosts

Where can you find hoodoos, badlands, dinosaurs and ghosts in close proximity? Easy… …Alberta, Canada! Drive east for about one-and-half to two hours from Calgary to Drumheller. Get ready for…

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