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POLONNARUVA: UNESCO World Heritage Site

February 1st ~ Polonnaruva, Sri Lanka On the way to our next destination, we stopped briefly to watch workers husk coconuts. They are not paid for their labor, but are giving a percentage of the coconuts so that they can … Continue reading

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Fish Market of Negombo

February 1st ~ Morning in Negombo We had a very early wake up this morning to go to the local fish market. The boats start coming in before six. The best fish are auctioned off to overseas buyers and local … Continue reading

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NEGOMBO: Start of our Gate 1 Tour

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Friday, January 31st ~  Negombo, Sri Lanka Yesterday was primarily for relocation. After breakfast we packed up, checked out and put in a request for Uber. We tried to get a vehicle large enough to accommodate all six of us … Continue reading

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After a long break, we are ready to hit the road again!

It is hard to believe that it has been six months since we got back from our cross country RV trip. Tim has stayed busy helping our son with his business while I have been stagnate. I am so ready … Continue reading

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Scottsdale, AZ ~ How a roll of Tums ended up costing $32

Wednesday April 12th – Cross the Border into the USA, Scottsdale AZ Another extended and uneventful day on the bus. There were some wonderful highlight moments on this trip, but the very long bus rides, especially two of them back to … Continue reading

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Mexico – Lunch with the Mennonites

Tuesday, April 11th – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico We knew we had another long day on the bus today and Manuel advised us that he would love to leave a bit earlier if possible. Our congenial group was all loaded … Continue reading

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What did the Tarahumara Medicine Woman tell us?

April 10th ~ Copper Canyon, Mexico I’ve had a fascination for Eastern and Alternative Medicine since my long ago college days. One of the classes I took was called “Posture and Relaxation” where we learned the basics of self-hypnosis. For … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon ~ Tarahumara Indians and Aerial Tram

Monday, April 10th – Aerial Tram into the Copper Canyon There are six individual canyons in the Sierra Madre Mountains, collectively known as the Copper Canyon or Barrancas del Cobre. It is located in Northwestern Mexico in the state of … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon – Train Ride in the Sky

Sunday, April 9th – Train Ride into Copper Canyon, Tarahumara Indians, Posadas Barrancas Another early morning, but this time I arose with more anticipation. Finally, after waiting for 40 odd years, I was about to fulfill my wish to see … Continue reading

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Made it to El Fuerte, the Gateway to the Copper Canyon

Saturday, April 8th – Walking Tour in Los Alamos and on to El Fuerte – Gateway to the Copper Canyon A two and a half hour walking tour through the historic colonial city of Los Alamos gave us some good … Continue reading

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