Monthly Archives: July 2010

Searching for something new in New Delhi

Exciting, mysterious, and a sensory overload, India is both a challenging and rewarding travel destination.  The former Jewel in the Crown has featured in my fellow travelers’ destination wish lists and, much to my delight, is one of my most … Continue reading

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Strolling through Cartagena

If you’ve seen Romancing the Stone, or Love in the Time of Cholora, you’ve seen the (seemingly too perfect) picturesque Old City of Cartagena, a village set in fortress walls that have preserved the history, and kept out not only … Continue reading

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape – a day through the vineyards

We had our hearts set on taking a wine tour through the Châteauneuf-du-Pape area so Leslie and I scoured the internet for a tour company.  We were in Avignon for a few days and didn’t want to pass up a … Continue reading

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What’s your traveler IQ?

Fun game to get a refresher on cities around the world.  What’s your highest score? http://www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq/game1

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Globetrotting at my Desk

When I am at my desk and don’t see the light of day for 9 straight hours, I get so restless. I start thinking of faraway lands, and how I really need to win the lottery so I can travel … Continue reading

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Bangkok, not your average city

To go off of Kelly’s post I thought I would mention an interesting event in Bangkok. This part of the trip happened before the elephant wrangling, and just after having a flight crisis in Japan (long story, probably best saved … Continue reading

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Curries and Elephant Painting — Discovering Northern Thailand

If I told you that I’ve seen an elephant paint a beautiful abstract work of art by using a paint brush no less, would you believe me? Years ago, my sister and I saw a 60 Minutes special about such a thing, … Continue reading

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