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Newberry, Michigan: Upper Peninsula

About an hour north of Newberry, MI, is the most fascinating Shipwreck Museum and Lighthouse we have ever seen. It is located at Whitefish Point, one of the most dangerous places in Lake Superior. Over the years 30,000 people have…

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Egypt, Esna

Esna, Egypt: Temple of Khnum

In ancient times, Esna was known as Latopolis, after the perch that swam in the Nile. Today it is a quiet farming town with an exciting street market filled with fabric and traditional clothing. Temple of Khnum: Temple of Khnum,…

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Egypt, Qena

Qena, Egypt: Dendara Temple

Qena, located 39 miles (62 km) north of Luxor, has a population of 1.3 million people. Sugarcane and bananas are the main agriculture product. They produce aluminum. Qena is best known as the the gateway to some of the best…

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

Modern Cairo, known as the Mother of the World, is a city of 19 million people and 2.5 million cars. In the 900’s, Cairo, originally known as Fustat, was a key location in the spice trade.  Many peoples and cultures…

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Brazil, Sao Paulo

Street Art of Sao Paulo

Street Art of South America is famous for its beauty and, often, political statements or social  movements. From Valpo (Valparaiso, Chile) to Colombia to Brazil, street art turns grey concrete into vibrant color and comment. What could be more fun…

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Amazon River

The Mighty Amazon River

If you think travel is all fun and games. You’ve only been as far as the corner Stop N Go. Anonymous Traveling on the Mighty Amazon, a river that is 4,000+miles (6,516 km) long, spans the South American continent-east to…

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Mt. Hood, Oregon

Outdoors at Mt. Hood

Even more spectacular, if that is possible, than Timberline Lodge, are the outdoor activities available in and around Mt. Hood and Government Camp. Skiing: Skiing Mt. Hood can be done year round (sometimes there isn’t enough snow and it does…

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Colorado, Durango

Durango Rewind

Fishing in Durango, Colorado with Lonnie Malouff, Little Fishes Guide Service, is my nirvana. Lonnie knows where the fish are plus he is a great teacher. We began our fly fishing experience on the Animas River, which is filled with…

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Myanmar: The People, Part 2

It was such a serendipitous meeting. While strolling the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar’s most sacred Buddhist shrine, we stopped to talk to a monk. A very chatty fellow of 51, and a monk for over 25 years, he was very eager…

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Mexico, Tijuana

Revisiting Tijuana, Mexico

Thirty-five years after my first walk across the border to Tijuana, an old friend, BorisPiskin, who owns Teloro, the largest solar business for the Hispanic market in California, invited me to spend 2 ½ days in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Has…

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