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3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge ~ Flying Over the Past

“Protecting this country’s heritage…from fishing villages to city neighborhoods, from barns to courthouses, from historic bridges to older schools, from urban parks to rural landscapes…will help make America a better place…Preservations ensures that future generations will have a past to … Continue reading

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The Glow from Within ~ Brick Making Along the Mekong

“No man ever wetted clay and then left it as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune”. ~ Plutarch The minute we walked inside the brick making foundry near My Tho and Caibe, I was surprised that it … Continue reading

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Night Train to Danang

“Be like a train; go in the rain, go in the sun, go in the storm, go in the dark tunnels! Be like a train; concentrate on your road and go with no hesitation!” ~  Mehmet Murat ildan After a … Continue reading

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Enigma, Spirals and Salvador Dali

The new Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, was intentionally designed to reflect the mind of Dali. A walk up the spiral staircase isn’t just a means to get from one floor to another. It was created to emphasize Dali’s … Continue reading

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Joy is…

Joy is taking time to play. An early morning boat ride along the Ganges in Varanasi will always be one of the most significant travel memories for me. This ancient and holy city in India draws thousands of devotees daily … Continue reading

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Vestiges of Summer ~ September in Paris

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”  ~  Anthony J. D’Angelo “Bonjour Madam, Monsieur. Welcome to Paris. It is a good time to be here. The sun is shining. Oui.” Our talkative cab driver … Continue reading

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Key West ~ Southernmost Paradise

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Joining in on Marianne of East of Malaga’s One Trip Every Month Challenge, come with us as we walk the quiet side streets of Old … Continue reading

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