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Santorini, A Sapphire and Snow-White Gem

It is almost impossible to believe but it is true.  Santorini really is as pretty as a postcard.  When you see the view for yourself, THE VIEW, the one made famous in so many postcards, calendars, and travel books, you … Continue reading

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The Rain Forests of Central America

Or:  Getting Wet is Worth It! On this cruise along the Western Caribbean, we stopped and explored two rainforests, one in Panama and the other in neighbouring Costa Rica. I love the rainforest!  So many plants and animals to see and … Continue reading

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Segway in Cartagena, Columbia

This is our very first port of call in South America, so we are able to tick one more continent off our lifetime travel goal.   As soon as we stepped outdoors, we were besieged by the heat.  This is … Continue reading

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Observing the Harvest in Burgundy

(As seen by an interested visitor from the vantage point of her apartment across the street from a winery in Pommard, and from the windows of our rental car as we tour about the valley.) The air hums with activity … Continue reading

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Chateau Ermenonville

Or: A Touch of Old World Charm (Complete with Tarnish)   We have arrived safely in Charles De Galle Airport, just outside Paris in France.  After collecting the car, we head out into the wilds toward the tiny town of … Continue reading

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Preparing for Adventure

  Or “Getting In-Listed” The Wanderers are at it again! Tomorrow we leave for Europe.  For the first leg of the journey, the English leg, we shall have a new traveller with us, my nephew, M Wanderer.  He has been … Continue reading

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“It’s the End of the World as We Know It”

Or: Cuddle Quokkas on Rottnest Island   Just a 30 minute ferry ride from Fremantle is one of the last outposts for the threatened quokka, small kangaroo like animals.  (In fact, the first European explorers thought they were gigantic rats).  It … Continue reading

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