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ALTERED: our strategy for a day in Seville

It’s best to know when to toss aside your day’s travel plan, and, when you do, to give in gracefully to defeat and reshape the day so that it becomes memorable. Who knows? As time passes, we might not even … Continue reading

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That we were returning to Portugal surprised our friends. Here’s one of many good reasons for us to return: after traveling around the world, we think that no country surpasses Portugal for its street art. Our first visit to Portugal … Continue reading

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Something we could all use

So many things in life can bring us down. One thing we have found that adds a touch of sheer joy is turning a corner and discovering a grand work of art. Cascais is a beach resort town on the … Continue reading

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The painted trail

We wanted to take a good long walk, but there was only one hiking trail in the entire national park. Really?! It seemed impossible that there would only be one, and that one would be a short trail: 2.5 miles … Continue reading

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Art makes the town

We spent our Sierra Vista days split in time: hiking for a good part of the day and the rest of the day reading and writing.   Every once in a while, we wanted a serious break. We decided to take … Continue reading

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What did we do in San Diego?

When the weather was good, we spent most of our outdoor time exploring. We didn’t always know what we were looking for, but we liked to keep our eyes open to see what we could find. The San Diego we … Continue reading

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Trapped on a bus inspired creativity

The airline informed us that our flights to and from Mendoza, Argentina would be diverted to San Juan’s airport – over 2 hours drive away. We couldn’t believe it, but a quick search confirmed that the Mendoza airport would be … Continue reading

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