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Happy Birthday to me!

Sometimes things seem to just work out perfectly, without even trying. Beth realized her big birthday (one of those birthdays ending in an “0”) would fall soon after we arrived in Luang Prabang, Laos. What a great place to celebrate … Continue reading

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One step ahead of the pickpockets

On a quiet Sunday morning we strolled down the main avenue unaware that we were under surveillance. It was a sunny day, perfect for a walk. As we made our way towards the street fair in Buenos Aires’ San Telmo … Continue reading

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The entry sign said “Kindness is a Language…”

We eagerly stepped in. Dazzling strings of beads arched the entryway to the shaded courtyard in Arusha. Emmanuel stepped forward to greet us and to show us around Shanga, whose mission is to recycle materials into beautiful craft objects. It … Continue reading

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One way to sightsee: stay in the neighborhood

How do you narrow down what to see when you travel to a new place?  You might research and choose the best or most popular sights in the area.  If you do, you might be ricocheting across a city from … Continue reading

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