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San Francisco Convent in Quito, Ecuador

There are several sites to visit when you walk through Quito’s old town and San Francisco Convent is definitely one of the places to see. It is Quito’s oldest church and monastery and construction began in 1534 and was completed … Continue reading

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Teleferico in Quito, Ecuador

If you want to get tremendous views of Quito, Ecuador, the Teleferico is definitely a great way to do it. The Teleferico is a cable car that takes you up the Pichincha volcano. Once the cable car drops you off, … Continue reading

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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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Coming Home, Does it Make You Happy or Sad?

Returning home after a trip is always a mix of emotions, the comfort of being home and sadness to see a journey come to an end. There is definitely a different sense of emotions as you fly home as opposed … Continue reading

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Piazzale Michelangelo

When visiting Florence, Italy, taking the time to walk up to Piazzale Michelangelo is an absolute must. There is obviously the bronze replica of Michelangelo’s statue of David, but the real reason is the see the breathtaking views of the … Continue reading

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Take Time to Reflect

A lot of people spend so much time looking forward and planning their next adventure that they don’t go back and savor their past experiences. Perhaps we are fortunate since we write about the places that we have visited that … Continue reading

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Amsterdam from Above

We were fortunate that our hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, had incredible views of the city from its rooftop lounge. Seeing the labyrinth of buildings from above is always a wonderful way to get a true sense of a city. We have … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Mirror

Reflections often provide unique photo opportunities, whether playing with light or just capturing the mirror image. Probably the most common mirror image is from extremely calm water where you sometimes can’t even tell which is the water and which is … Continue reading

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Arial Transportation

When we were in Bolivia, we loved the use of cable cars as a mode of transportation. Not only are they efficient and inexpensive, but they provide wonderful views of the city. Especially in La Paz, which is a city … Continue reading

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Roadtrip to Chicago

Our posts my be a little sporadic over the next few days as we are making the eighteen hour drive from Colorado Springs to Chicago. We are visiting our youngest daughter and enjoying one of our favorite cities. Chicago has … Continue reading

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