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Travel

Cruising the Danube (Part 2)

June 13, 2010

I can’t recommend a Danube cruise highly enough and Avalon Waterways has created an outstanding itinerary with all the side trips I mentioned included in the price. It is an ideal and cost-effective way to see Europe’s great cities.

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Cruising the Danube

June 6, 2010

While a sail along its course is akin to a trip through time, it is also a tranquil journey with ever-changing scenery and innumerable photographic opportunities. A river cruise on the Danube is very special and the optimum way to experience it…

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Bountiful Brandywine Valley

June 5, 2010

The Brandywine River Valley is made up of a number of historic towns and hamlets in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware with a 19-mile scenic loop through the hills, valleys and tree-lined winding roads of chateau country.

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Alabama’s small town tapestry (part two)

June 5, 2010

Old Cahawba is a great place to spend the day investigating history. The area is beautiful with Spanish moss draped trees and the Cahawba lily, a rare species that only grows here. Tours are self-guided.

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Alabama’s small town tapestry

May 15, 2010

Alabama’s history can be seen as a colorful tapestry of individual events and people that when viewed as a whole tells a story not unlike that of many other states but, if we move closer, the picture takes on deeper dimensions.

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Kentucky, Freedom’s Gateway

May 10, 2010

The Underground Railroad (UGRR) was, of necessity, generally a clandestine group of loosely organized individuals and organizations that assisted fugitives escaping bondage. This group, the first international, intergenerational, interdenominational, interracial protest movement, is credited with…

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Israel, echoes in eternity (Part Three)

April 22, 2010

Jerusalem is recognized by many names but perhaps the most appropriate is the “Eternal City.” It is one of a limited number of cities in the world that has a documented history of consistent settlement over several thousand years.

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Israel, echoes in eternity (Part two)

April 18, 2010

Old Acre was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2001 based on its history as a port town and its historic structures and medieval street plan. Visitors should plan to spend several hours exploring the winding streets of Old Acre and the best place to begin is with a stop at the Mosque of Ahmed Jezzar Pasha.

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Israel, echoes in eternity (Part One)

April 9, 2010

Israel’s story stretches back to antiquity and it has always been the scene of controversy and events that have altered the history of mankind. If we consider the real “seeds” of Israel to be the locations of religious significance to

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The essentials

April 1, 2010

Periodically someone will ask me to make travel arrangements for them and they are always astonished when I tell them that I am not a travel agent and I don’t have the expertise to help them. To soften the blow, I always add that, after they have booked a trip, I can help them travel more efficiently.

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