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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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Can you help us identify this place?

Hello Friends – we need your help please! This beautiful painting is hanging in our cabin on board the Ruby Princess. Each evening as we get ready to drift off to sleep I find myself staring at it. I want to … Continue reading

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Sunset over San Bernardino

Gratitude Moment: Tonight I am grateful that we can observe the city of San Bernardino from a different angle and appreciate a glorious sunset. May there be peace and healing…

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CUBA – Varadero Beach and Medical Clinic

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Varadero Beach After spending a week in and around Havana, we traveled about 75 miles east to Varadero Beach.  Varadero is a resort town in the province of Matanzas.  It is situated on…

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Cuba – Castro, Cars and Cigars

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Museum of the Revolution Housed in what was the former Presidential Palace up until 1959, the Museum of the Revolution is located in Old Havana, just a short walk from our hotel.  It…

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Cuba – Old Havana (Yes, we did go there legally)

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Havana, Cuba Since it will still be about three months before we do any international traveling, I thought it would be fun to share a few of our more recent trips to give you…

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Offering alms to the monks in Sukhothai

According to About.com: Today, in many predominately Theravada countries like Thailand, monks still rely on receiving alms for most of their food. The monks leave the monasteries early in the morning. They walk single file, oldest first, carrying their alms … Continue reading

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Spoiling ourselves before getting on a very long flight

Today is the big day!  We are finally taking off for Thailand. Even though we finished our packing last night, our day had to start early.  Up at 6 and out the door before 7:30 for the two-hour drive down … Continue reading

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