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The World Outside of Your Window

One of the things that we often do is to take photos from our hotel room whenever we visit a new city. It is partially about capturing our first experience as we arrive someplace, but there are times when it … Continue reading

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The Black Beaches of Iceland

There was so much spectacular scenery as we drove around the southern and western parts of Iceland. As we drove along the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, we really enjoyed seeing the black beaches, which are basically lava flows that extend into the … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs a Diversion

Like everyone else, our days are quite hectic with work and family life. If we didn’t find something to divert ourselves from the day-to-day doldrums, we would likely find ourselves battling depression. We use planning travel as our way to … Continue reading

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Copacabana – An Oasis in Bolivia

Much of what we saw during our time in Bolivia was harsh, wild, and rugged. The exception to trekking the Amazon rainforest or scaling the heights of the Andes mountains was our trip to Copacabana on the shores of Lake … Continue reading

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Parasailing – Just for the Thrill of It

If you have ever been to a beach resort, you are likely to have seen the boats pulling parasailers around above the ocean waters. Strapping yourself into a harness that is connected to an over-sized parachute and being hauled by … Continue reading

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Miraflores in Lima, Peru

If you visit Lima, Peru, we would suggest staying in the Miraflores district. Miraflores is an upscale district that sits along the coast of Peru with beautiful beaches, excellent restaurant choices, nice hotels, and it isn’t far from downtown Lima. … Continue reading

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There is Nothing Like a Beach

We usually head to a beach around this time of year and, when we do, we use it a true vacation and not as travel. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting on a beach and watching the waves roll … Continue reading

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Sitting Pretty

We decided to head to the beaches of the Dominican Republic for this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Legs and Feet. It seems to be a pretty common fad these days to take photos with your legs dangling in … Continue reading

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Costa del Sol – The Spanish Riviera

We spent two weeks in Spain a couple of years ago and we chose the town of Estepona as our “home base” while we were there. We had rented a car, so it was the perfect location to launch from … Continue reading

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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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