Monthly Archives: February 2016

Picture of the day ~ Holyrood Palace, Scotland

We visited Scotland in August 2014 just in time for the famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo. If you would like to see more pictures of Holyrood Abbey and Palace, please click here. 

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Photo of the day ~ Dürnstein, Austria

April 2014 on a river boat cruise with Gate 1 Travel on the Danube River. If you are interested in seeing more pictures from that day, you can click here.

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Picture of the Day ~ Along the canals of Venice, Italy

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Picture of the Day ~ La Pedrera rooftop, Barcelona

There is truly nothing that compares to the works of Gaudi. “There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore, buildings must have no straight lines or sharp corners.” ~ Antoni Gaudi “The straight line belongs to men, … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ On the street in Old Delhi, India

This was taken in March, 2014 in Delhi, India. It was our first full day there. We were a bit jet lagged and definitely over whelmed by all the sights, sounds, smells, color, confusion, traffic and people. In other words, … Continue reading

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What do we gain from our travels? Our top 5 answers…

February 17th ~ Canoga Park, California We are sometimes asked what we get out of traveling; what we are looking for; what are we gaining. I guess there is no simple answer to that, but here goes: Countdown of the … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ Opium seeds

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert Two years ago near Konya Turkey At our morning coffee stop we had the option of trying a local specialty ~ fresh … Continue reading

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Tips For Women Travelers

Tim and I attended a presentation put on by Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) last week at our local Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills. Registration was at 9:30, followed by breakfast and a travel presentation. We have not booked any trips with … Continue reading

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The Broad Museum ~ The Veil and the Vault

February 12th ~ Los Angeles, California Los Angeles has a brand new museum – The Broad Just opening in September 2015, it is the latest “Must See” attraction for both locals and visitors to the City of Angeles. Reservations can … Continue reading

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