Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cuenca and its Hanging Houses

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One of my most vivid memories of many weekend getaways from Madrid was the splendid, walled city of Cuenca. Cuenca with its hanging houses above the Jucar River gorge is an absolute gem of a town and definitely worth a stop on any Spanish vacation. In fact, some of my most precious photo opportunities were along.
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Top Five Posts of My Fourth Year

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How times flies when you are hot air ballooning, sailing the Abacos, observing glaciers from of helicopter, or just relaxing! This year has certainly been an exciting ride. And, I have enjoyed sharing my Good Times and Good Stories with my readers. Whether you caught my summer in Alaska, trip to the Abacos, or even drooled.
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As I reflect on my many places that I have lived or visited, the sea although not native to me still draws me in like an addiction. Like the late Jacques Yves Cousteau, I feel that, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” Wanting to be well-versed,.
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Alternative Travel to Brazil

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Having only scratched the surface of Brazil on my multiple week holiday to Forteleza, Salvador da Bahia, and the interior of Minas Gerais, I vowed that I must go back to Brazil. Before my next trip,  I already know that I will have to brush up on my Portuguese and samba. In the meantime, I.
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Hot Air Ballooning Miami

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I’m an adventure junkie! If there’s something new that I haven’t tried, I’m immediately drawn towards it. That’s why over the past few years, I’ve said yes to various Spartan or Warrior Dashes, jumped out of not one but two very good planes, SCUBAed for Florida lobster, experienced hang gliding over the Everglades, and explored.
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