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Thoughts About Travel

Cheers! A New Year Begins As we begin a new year, we’ll also begin a new theme. Each month will feature a “Did You Know” photo and commentary that highlights something learned while traveling....

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Sharing

Whether sharing a Coupe Dänemark, a hotel room, a cable car assent to the top of a mountain, each day brings new experiences and expanded learning. And time together. And memory making. With a...

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Low Season

Planning a trip to China includes deciding the best time to go. One concern is weather. Another is being there when sites are not overly crowded. We chose to go to China in May,...

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Then & Now

We have images of rickshaw drivers struggling to pull heavily laden carts through poorly maintained, crowded streets. Days when nutrition was limited, people worked long, hard hours, and life was hard. Today rickshaw drivers...

Independent Travel

While there are many advantages to group travel, independent travel may trump them all. What if you want to: • stay at your destination for seven weeks • learn the language from a native...

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The Hills are Alive . . .

IMAGINE! A natural amphitheater created by a surround of mountains. An assembly of alphorn players, practiced and eager to perform. A blue, cloudless sky, the backdrop for a premier performance. Fresh air, nature’s automatic...

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Rain Gear

This stylish raincoat and hat are sure to keep you dry. Unless you’re working in a rice paddy where standing in a flooded field is part of the job. This backbreaking work has been...

Hamish the Hairy Coo

Hamish the Hairy Coo

How can you not love Hamish? Or any other Scottish longhorn whether it be orange, black or blond. The long hair protects this breed from harsh weather and allows them to produce low-fat meat...