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12:30 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Travel

Georgia’s “Enchanted Land”

April 11, 2011

Georgia is divided into nine travel regions the most familiar being probably Atlanta Metro. Each is unique in its history, geography, heritage, attractions, driving tours and activities and each region is easily accessible using Atlanta as a base.

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Discovering Charleston, SC

April 4, 2011

Conquistadors began arriving in the New World, an area they referred to as “Las Indias,” shortly after the voyages of Columbus. They began with the Caribbean Islands and moved outward from there. In 1521 Ponce de Leon landed in Florida and attempted to start a colony.

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Mississippi’s Gulf Coast

March 27, 2011

Five states have coastlines along the Gulf of Mexico, (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi) and for more than 300-years the resident’s fortunes have been closely tied to the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River that flows into it.

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Look again at Lancaster!

March 20, 2011

Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the oldest inland city in the country and since its founding it has been on the cutting edge of religious and social tolerance, political ideology, education, architecture and the arts.

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Savannah’s low Country legacy

March 13, 2011

Let me begin by saying that there is no “short” tour of Savannah. This is a city with a unique aura that must be experienced and savored. Each of its numerous squares creates an enclave of culture and history and as you meander through them you are encased in a capsule of times past.

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Cruising Atlanta

March 7, 2011

Whether you are a transit passenger or Atlanta is your destination your visit can begin there. You can, of course, spend weeks touring the sites and attractions but you can also leave the airport between flights and spend a very productive few hours gaining insight into what Atlanta has to offer.

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Don’t know much about Philadelphia and the Civil War?

February 27, 2011

As a northerner I am always taken aback when a southerner refers to it as “the War of Northern Aggression” or the “War for States’ Rights.” There are however a number of facts that, though some feel are open to interpretation, are indisputable.

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Destination happily ever after

February 19, 2011

The union between men and women predates written history and for that reason much of what we know of these mergers is murky at best. Genesis in the Old Testament relates the story of the union of Adam and Eve and in the New Testament Christ’s first miracle is turning water into wine at a wedding…

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By the Shores of Lake Naomi

February 13, 2011

The Pocono Mountains are located in the northeastern portion of Pennsylvannia, cover roughly 24,000-sq. miles and extend over four counties. They are incredibly scenic, in a state renowned for its beauty, and offer an endless array of year round indoor and outdoor recreation.

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Start Spreading the News!

February 6, 2011

Throughout the year I am privy to information that does not always fit in a specific column but is too good not to be shared and so I offer you my surprises.

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