Monthly Archives: June 2016

Our Love Affair with Cabo San Lucas

It was the first time, and it wouldn’t be the last. Two weeks after our youngest daughter moved off to college, we boarded a plane and flew to Cabo. It wasn’t that we didn’t miss her, it was just that … Continue reading

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The Fusion Food of Lima, Peru

We had heard a lot about the food of Peru and, more specifically, of Lima. With the praise that has been given by chef’s such as Anthony Bourdain about the vibrant food scene in Lima, we were interested to taste … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Rockies

One of our favorite hobbies is to get out into nature and to go on a hike. If we could, we would probably go hiking every weekend, but unfortunately life doesn’t always cooperate. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is … Continue reading

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Gibraltar – A Foreign Outpost

When we were in southern Spain a few years ago, we visited Gibraltar, which is a British territory located on the most southern end of the Iberian peninsula.  Gibraltar is more of a sovereign city than a country, but despite … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Partners

There is more to a great partnership than just getting along.  After over twenty-five years of marriage we think that we have a pretty good idea of what makes a successful partnership.  Obviously for a marriage to work, you need … Continue reading

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When is a Door not a Door?

When we were in Chennai, India, several years ago, we had come across a store that sold interesting antiques. One of the most unusual items that we came across were tables that had been made out of antique doors. We … Continue reading

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La Paz – City in the Clouds

In many ways it is hard to describe the city of La Paz, Bolivia. It is a city of contrasts built literally on the steep hills of the Andes mountains. It is considered to be the highest (unofficial) capital in … Continue reading

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Fountain at Coroico

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fountains, we chose this whimsical fountain from Coroico, Bolivia. After driving down “death road”, it was enjoyable to go to this little village and see the fountain in the main square.  The happy nature of … Continue reading

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Taco Salad

This is definitely more of an American dish than a Mexican dish, but that doesn’t make it any less tasty. You could almost call it a “nacho salad” instead of a taco salad since we used tortilla chips instead of … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Curves

There is something tragically beautiful about bullfighting rings.  This is the bullfighting ring in Seville, Spain, which is a spectacular stadium with it high, curving arches and bright orange sand.  One can almost imagine the torero in his brightly decorated … Continue reading

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