BULLFIGHTING: YES? NO?
Next-to-final moment of the bullfight

BULLFIGHTING: YES? NO?

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
caprese salad

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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The Beautiful People of Belize

Belize is blessed with beautiful people. Ethnically, the Belizean people are Maya, Mestizo, Kriol, Garifuna, East Indian, Arab and Chinese (mainly Taiwanese).  As well, there are a number of Mennonite…

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La Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia (Holy Family Church) - Famous cathedral designed by Gaudi - started in 1883 and still under constrution (due to be completed in 2016)

La Sagrada Familia

Tallest Church in the World The extraordinary basilica, La Sagrada Familia, has been in the process of construction for over 100 years now. Adorned with symbolism, construction on this famous…

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Eco Etiquette in the Galápagos
Welcome to the Galapagos Islands. "not too close please"... "I SAID NOT TOO CLOSE!!!"

Eco Etiquette in the Galápagos

Our experience travelling in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. We see many unique species of birds, land and sea life. A lesson in eco etiquette.

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