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I have been saving my maps since my first international trip in 1975. When I see them now, they bring back memories of the routes I took and the adventures I had along the way. I sometimes made notes on my maps – of the roads I traveled, the towns I visited and the dates […]

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I never want to leave the boutique Hotel St Francis in Santa Fe, NM. Its a feeling I have when I’m there – like I’m in the company of an old soul. I just want to sit back and listen.  A block from the Historic Plaza in Santa Fe, this hotel is listed on the […]

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You have to admit that this island has character. Good character. Locals express themselves on local street signs … and in the street. Seems there’s always a note of humor, irony and, in some cases, an appeal to the higher conscience. In the case of the “Watch for Falling Goats” Sign – its about safety. […]

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In a post-Hurricane Irma/Maria tribute to one of my favorite places in the world, the island of St John, USVI, I am posting some favorite photos I have taken over the years of the island and its community. One of the things I love about St John is the cool island jeeps. They are works […]

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Things in Colombia that I can’t resist — in order of photos posted:     

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Besides the people (and the coffee … and the chocolate), the Colombian arepas are the best part of a visit to this country. An everyday staple, the arepa is breakfast, lunch and dinner – and, though the outer shell is corn-based, like the Mexico taco or Italian bread, there are endless variations on the recipe. […]