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A Street and a Bike in Amsterdam

I loved the way people in Amsterdam decorated their entrances. Bikes were everywhere. Almost missed posting today then realized it’s Friday. Anyone else having trouble remembering what day it is? Stay healthy and have a good weekend, everyone…. (carole)

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Return to Koloa

While on the island of Kauai, I made a return trip to Koloa, a small community on the south shore. The Old Sugar Mill of Koloa was the first major sugarcane plantation in Hawaii in 1835. This has to be … Continue reading

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Bergen Preview

I was surprised to see that I only had two posts on our trip to Norway. But then I remembered it was the year my brother died. The trip just got kind of lost in the shuffle. I’ll be posting … Continue reading

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When Travel Plans Get Twisted

I was supposed to leave on Monday for Israel after months of planning and making reservations with three girlfriends. But then one of our friends suddenly became very ill and was admitted to the hospital. It was, in a word, … Continue reading

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The Unique Charm of Skagway, Alaska

In 1896, gold was found in the Klondike region of Canada’s Yukon Territory, and thousands of prospectors hit the small settlement of Skagway, Alaska. By June 1898, with a population between 8,000 and 10,000, Skagway was the largest city in … Continue reading

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Travel Scan: Dinner in Montmartre

I see photos of La Maison Rose in Paris on Pinterest and other places all the time and wish I’d photographed it. While looking for photos to scan last night I was happy to find this: Suddenly it all came … Continue reading

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A Little More Talkeetna

Back to Talkeetna…. The downtown area of Talkneetna has been classified as a National Historic Site, with buildings dating from the early 1900s, including Nagley’s General Store: They had all kinds of stuff in there. This place was next door: … Continue reading

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Travel Scan: Camels in Lebanon

I took this shot on the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon. I’m fairly adventurous, but I’ve never wanted to ride a camel. They kick, bite and spit–yuck. According to the San Diego Zoo website, camel spit is more like vomit. They … Continue reading

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Travel Scan: St. Nicholas Cathedral, Prague

The Church of Saint Nicholas, or Saint Nicholas Cathedral, is a beautiful Baroque church in the Malá Strana part of Prague. It was built between 1704-1755 and is considered one of the most impressive examples of Prague Baroque. Our hotel … Continue reading

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