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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Legendary Women of Colombia
Botero's 'Woman with Mirror'. "I fatten my characters to give them sensuality", he says.

Legendary Women of Colombia

Legendary Women of Colombia At least three monuments immortalize the prominent presence of legendary women in Colombia’s past. Two are erected in Santa Fe de Antioquia, near Medellin, a city…

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Another Day, Another Scam, aka Ali Part 2
Ali shows us his samples of perfume .. from the Tunisian favourite jasmine to cactus ("same as Chanel # 5", he says) and the 'boom boom' oil for men for great sex. We purchased pure lemon oil for relaxation - we felt obligated after his tour to the 'panorama' which included other stops including one to a Mederasa, school for the study of the Quran, as well as several more mosques, all located within the walls of the medina with its maze of narrow twisting streets.

Another Day, Another Scam, aka Ali Part 2

Ali shows us samples of his perfumes.

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