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Pleased to Meet You!

Since my divorce 20 years ago I have lived alone and have slipped comfortably into the skin of an introvert. The fact that I have a large loving family made it easier to not seek out new friends.  I am … Continue reading

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Aventuras and Alegria en Argentina

What great fun. I don’t remember laughing this much any time any where. We cracked up at breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between. You can almost hear my delight when looking at the pictures.     We biked, we hiked and … Continue reading

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Hoping your Holidays are Happy

Luckily I was able to visit my “aspired” number of new countries this year: Lesotho, Zambia, Albania, Andorra and Belarus….plus added Galapagos and Rio when technically I had been in both Ecuador and Brazil before. Christmas Day will be celebrated in … Continue reading

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Utopia?

It certainly is as close to perfection as any country I’ve visited. While there is some controversy about touring in Bhutan such as the mandated “per person spend” I found it to be worth every penny. Staying in locally owned hotels … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Bhutan’s culture is riddled with legends, folklore and a colorful history.  So it certainly was no surprise to me to find it lucky as well.  From the images of famous monks mysteriously showing up on the rocky sides of cliffs … Continue reading

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Day and Night, Up and Down, Wow and Whew

             drying clothes by the fire….   While not sleeping in tents, it was an adventure trip with few amenities on the trail: loo with a view, eating in the rain under a big pine … Continue reading

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Touring the Beautiful River Li with Thousands of Others

Okay I know that there are many people in China and that on a gorgeous hot summer day they might all gravitate toward the water….and I joined right in. The River Li has been listed as one of the most … Continue reading

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