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Africa Travel: The Wonders of Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is the largest waterfall on the planet with the largest sheet of falling water. Known as Mosi-oa-Tunya (“smoke that thunders”) among the locals, these great falls on the Zam ... Read more

Learning about the Story of Citrus at Florida's Natural Visitor Center

One of the things that Florida is known for is, you guessed it, is orange juice! The citrus industry has been playing a big role in Central Florida for many decades, and considering its importance, I wanted to learn a bit more about it. So ... Read more

Presenting: Mary Jane Mikuriya - Servas Traveller and Committed Local ...

When I first met Mary Jane at the recent Canadian-US Servas Conference in Vancouver, her youthful radiance struck me. I thought she might be in her early fifties, and then she revealed that she is 70! No wonder - here is a woman who exudes ... Read more

A Driving Tour into the Nebrodi Mountains and Snapping Some Locals in ...

Sicily’s scenic beauty continues to amaze me. Yesterday’s excursion by train to the medieval town of Cefalu was just one more example of the stunning urban and rural beauty that this Mediterranean island has to offer. I walked downstair ... Read more

Travelling with Disabilities: Profiles of Adventure Travelers - Innova ...

As so many times before,this website continues to create contacts with so many interesting individuals.This morning I received an email from a person in Santa Cruz,California,who had come across my website and wanted to contribute some of h ... Read more

The Rural Market Town of Quiroga, Home of the Famous Carnitas

Brilliant sunshine greeted me again on another gorgeous day in Mexico’s colonial heartland. After a restful night of sleep at the venerable Hotel Catedral, I enjoyed a delicious buffet breakfast and then took the elevator up to the roofto ... Read more

A First Look at Guanajuato, the La Valenciana Mine and El Pípila

During my language study trip to Guadalajara I had allocated two weekends for out-of-town excursions with the goal of visiting some of Mexico’s other colonial cities. I had done extensive research, had surfed the net and also contacted th ... Read more

Vietnam Travel Guide: Hanoi, Hoi An, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, th ...

With is long narrow S-shape, the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula, Vietnam has a rich and diverse natural environment. It is located in Southeast Asia and faces China to the north, Laos to the northwest and Cambodia to the sou ... Read more

Travel Photography - Some Basic Resources

I have been experimenting for a while now with travel photography, and every time I go away I take hundreds of pictures.The most I ever took on a trip were 900+ pictures on my trip last year to Spain! After that experience I realized that a ... Read more

Travel New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, the Southern A ...

Located in the western South Pacific Ocean and comprising two large islands, New Zealand is a fabulous destination for enjoying stunning natural environments to the fullest. Ten percent of the land surface of New Zealand is registered as UN ... Read more

T.O. Sizzles in the Summer

It’s been a pretty amazing summer so far. The weather has been pretty good since as far back as April. Occasionally, we’ve had rain showers and thunderstorms, but much of the rain has actually fallen over night. The weather on the weeke ... Read more

Mineral de Pozos: A Former Mining Village turned into a Centre of Arts ...

It was another gorgeous sunny day when local expert Luis Casareal and I embarked on an out-of-town excursion on March 5, 2014 from San Miguel de Allende into the Mexican heartland. Our first destination was Mineral de Pozos, an old mining t ... Read more

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