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Humanity Series: Making Ends Meet

It’s a wonderful thing to travel. Your opinions, born as they are within your frame of reference, can be corrected by reality of travel. For example, I thought the fall of Communism was a good thing that was welcomed by all. Travelling through Bulgaria I […]

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Church Of The Savior On Spilled Blood

On the surface, not the best name possible for such a decorative structure. This fabulous display of brightly coloured onion domes, glittering spires and mosaics deserves, I think, something less grim. It actually goes by several names in English tourist literature. Church of the Resurrection, Church of the Spilled […]

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Garden Walk

It’s a lovely thing, to walk a garden. It’s calming and rejuvenating. It can focus the thoughts and center the spirit. It can help with perspective; a quiet garden walk and you may find that huge problem you’re facing isn’t unmanageable after all. It doesn’t matter whether the […]

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Medivac At Sea

Have you ever wondered what happens if you get sick, really sick, or seriously injured, when you’re at sea? This is what happens. Medivac. Your imminent life threatening condition aside for a moment, you need three things. First, the vessel you’re on needs to be within […]

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Anyone Know When This Bar Opens?

This is one of those lucky shots. You happen to walk by, camera in hand, at just the right moment. If you’ve been to the Greek’s most popular island, Santorini, you will recognize this. Riding a donkey is one way to ascend from sea level to […]

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Wedding Locks

Locks. Lots of them. Attached to the Bastion Hill bridge in Riga. Why? Well, they’re no longer just locks. They’re symbols. Attaching locks to bridges is a popular tradition among newly married couples in Latvia. It symbolizes the stability and strength of their union. After the ceremony they walk to the […]

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Where is it!?

Provided you can swim, or hug the coastline with the skill of a mountain goat, a well deserved refreshing beverage awaits. If not, you’re fresh out of luck:) Location: Skiathos, Greece

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