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trasteverde

ITALY | Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [590] | Comments [1]

Like a contented old lady, Trasteverde reclines along the banks of Rome's Tiber River, content to let the rest of Rome frantically modernize with fancy salons, and the latest electonic gadgetry.  The narrow cobble stoned street, the tall buildings, the ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


no rain in spain

SPAIN | Thursday, 14 Jul 2005 | Views [202]

Dr. Doolittle had it all wrong: there was no rain in Spain.  From Madrid to Cordoba, to Seville, Malaga, Nerja, to Grananda and back to Madrid, there was no rain only scorching, desert-like heat, and an unforgiving sun to burn native and tourist alike.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


God is green

IRELAND | Wednesday, 6 Jul 2005 | Views [226]

Surely God is green or why else would He have made Ireland so beautiful with such brilliant and varied shades of green.  Get out of Dublin town, with its Guiness Beer, pubs, and crowded streets; the poor, little Liffy River, lost between the tourist ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


London Christmas

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 26 Dec 1990 | Views [147]

It was a large heavy box wrapped in green and red paper and felt like a practical gift of pots and pans; or a blender or set of dishes.  Instead, hidden beneath the stuffing and weights was a small envlope with two airline tickets to London for two weeks.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


greece first adventure

GREECE | Sunday, 8 May 1988 | Views [218]

This was our first trip abroad.  A long, long flight, missed connections, left us tired, irritable, and suffering from jet-lag and wondering if we should have gone to Niagara Falls instead.  But, upon landing in Athens everything changed.  We stayed at ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


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