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Published Articles (19)
A delightful travel experience in Mendocino County
A beautiful and historic spot, complete with wine trails
If you are seeking a friendly international destination, try Montreal, Canada
Rewarding travel experiences abound on the back roads near San Diego.
Visting with Louis Lucas and Judge Royce Lewellen at their Tasting Room was a learning experience
Global Writes (10)
Prisons have always had a fascination for people. The concept of captivity is so repelling that people’s curiosity and dread are aroused. The Arizona Territorial Prison State Historical Park incites special interest since it has a strong association with the Old Wild West, enhanced worldwide through its portrayal by Hollywood. […]
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In Southern California the deserts become winter resorts and playgrounds. The calendar told us it was time to enjoy, once again, the lonely byways of Anza Borrega Desert State Park. This is the second largest state park in the U.S. and offers countless places to enjoy its vast, lonely, but […]
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On a recent trip to San Diego we decided to approach the city as if we were first-time visitors. That proved to be a great way to get a fresh perspective on this city and county of three-and-one-half million people, now the second largest in California. Certainly the changes are […]
Once again it was music, music, music on the high seas as the Carnival Inspiration resounded with the Jam and Pick of Bluegrass. It was just two years ago on a four-day cruise to Catalina and Ensenada that this writer, quite by chance, first became acquainted with a most interesting […]
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In California, winter is the ideal time for many desert activities. Looking over our maps we were intrigued with two Bureau of Land Management areas with what we thought were unique names. Termed National Natural Landmarks, they were Rainbow Basin and The Trona Pinnacles. The Trona Pinnacles, in the western […]
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Valle de Guadalupe is one instance where the place is just as beautiful as the name. Located in Baja California, just 70 miles south of Tijuana, Valle de Guadalupe is Mexico’s premier wine country. The Valle is becoming an ever more popular destination for tourists, especially so if you are […]
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In Central and Southern California the region between the Coastal ranges and the San Joaquin Valley is seldom visited and virtually unknown to the vast majority of the State’s residents and visitors. But here lies one of the U.S.’s newest National Monuments. It is called the Carrizo Plain National Monument […]
The Coachella Valley Preserve offers a perfect desert oasis The question was ‘why did it take us so long to discover the Coachella Valley Preserve?’ Over decades we have sought out unusual scenic desert destinations and then written about them. But it took some photos of the Preserve on Facebook […]
Decisions on what to do may be the biggest challenge on a visit to the southern Oregon coast. Call this “vacation land,” as the choices are so variable and so large in number.
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We cannot recall ever being in a relatively small city and finding such an overwhelming number of places to go and things to see. But that was exactly the way it was on our recent, all too short, visit to St. Augustine, Florida.
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