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The heavy baggage of some international travelers

No, the heavy baggage we carry on international trips is our embarrassment at so many of the policies of our country. When we travel abroad and people discover we are from the U.S., how do we get them to understand … Continue reading

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The holiday spirit in a difficult year

Every year our holiday wish is for peace on earth, but, so far, we’ve not come close. This year was a particularly bruising year, not just for those who live in the United States but even worse for those caught … Continue reading

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Open the door – a thought on travel photography

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then travellers’ photos of iconic buildings tell the tale of magical places. Some places are so recognizable that no further explanation is required, and so photogenic that it would be hard to … Continue reading

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What’s missing in our travel photography?

What’s missing in our travel photography? Quite a lot, really, but one of the worst of our faults would be a ridiculously small number of travel photos with people in them. We have great images of landscapes, historic sites, and … Continue reading

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The creatures hiding in our photo library

Most of us have ‘themes” for our photos. Again and again we focus our cameras on the same subjects. Maybe it’s our children, or family get-togethers, landscapes, or vacations snaps… We often fall into a groove and only bring out … Continue reading

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Virtual orphans

Every photo tells its own story, and we find it challenging – and a little magical – to take a handful of chosen photos to weave the tale of our travels. The rest of the many photos we’ve taken – … Continue reading

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Home (is where we are) for the holidays

Really it is. And that is especially true at holiday time. A holiday….Surrounded by others wishing us a merry time …Enjoying the calm of being with friends and family ….Taking time to reflect on all the good we have in … Continue reading

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