Tag Archives: Museum

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum

May 23rd ~ Oklahoma City, OK Declared by Yelp a “Top 10 Museum in America”, I was anxious to see it for myself. Even knowing that it would bring up deep-seated sadness for all the lives lost, I knew that … Continue reading

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SANTA FE, NM: Museum of International Folk Art

May 17 ~ Santa Fe, NM MUSEUM OF INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART If you are interested in folk art, this is the place to come. With more than 130,000 items from all over the world, the museum houses the largest international … Continue reading

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Miracle of America Museum ~ Polson, Montana

August 30 – 31st ~ Polson, MT This was our second experience staying at a Harvest Host location, and it was equally interesting. This is a membership RVing organization that bills itself as “Unique Overnight Stops at Wineries, Farms and … Continue reading

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Roy Chatters Newspaper and Printing Museum

August 25th ~ Palouse, Washington *When we walked the small town the day before, we had noticed the small newspaper printing museum. Posted hours were only open on Saturday from 10-2. Since we had a short drive to our next … Continue reading

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Jerry’s Rogue Jets ~ A Thrilling Boat Ride on the Wild Rogue River

May 6th ~ Gold Beach, Oregon We had been warned that the first part of our jet boat ride as we left the harbor and headed up the wild Rogue River could be windy, wet and cold. I bundled up to … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas, Chile ~ Christmas Day

December 25th ~ Christmas Day We are getting into a lovely routine of sleeping in, having a late breakfast or early lunch, then going ashore for an afternoon tour. This much relaxation might eventually get old, but for now I … Continue reading

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New York City ~ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 6th The Metropolitan Museum of Art, aka The Met was originally opened in 1872. Seeded by an art collection owned by John Taylor Johnston, a railroad executive, they quickly outgrew their original location on 5th Avenue. Today the enormous … 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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Amsterdam ~ Canals, Van Gogh, Cheese and Windmills of Zaandam

August 8th ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Did you know that Amsterdam is a conurbation? Well, I learned one more term today. In case you too need a little help with that one, it means that she is:

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Cologne ~ From the Magnificent Cathedral to a Chocolate Factory

August 7th ~ Cologne, Germany Cologne is a big city metropolis compared to the smaller bergs we have been visiting. It ranks number 4 in size in Germany with a population of around one million inhabitants, behind Berlin, Hamburg and … Continue reading

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