Monthly Archives: November 2014

Molokai, Hawaii’s Friendly Island

This time last year I was lucky enough to be in Hawaii, my 50th US state. Before I left, I was told how each of the islands possesses a different character. And since I managed to get to five of … Continue reading

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The Red Bull Air Race

As you may know, I love planes. And I also love motor racing. So what could be better than an aeroplane race? Not much, in my book! The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is a series of races the … Continue reading

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Devils Tower, Wyoming

Have you ever seen that 1970s movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind? You know, the one where the guy built the mountain out of mashed potatoes, and then out of clay in his living room? Did you ever think … Continue reading

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Kauai, Hawaii’s Garden Island

This time last year we were excitedly preparing for our long-awaited trip to Hawaii. While there we got to five of the six major islands accessible by visitors: Kauai, Molokai, Maui, Hawai’i (a.k.a. the Big Island) and Oahu. The only … Continue reading

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The Eiffel Tower, Paris – Bucket List Destination #1063

Rising 81 storeys above the Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower was built to form the gateway to the 1889 World’s Fair, held to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the French Revolution. Amazingly, it was originally only intended to remain … Continue reading

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Venice’s Grand Canal by Vaporetto

The Grand Canal is main waterway in Venice, and as old as the settlement itself. It snakes through the heart of this unique city, its sides lined with buildings that chronicle Venice’s economic and social history. Many of these buildings … Continue reading

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Crater Lake, Oregon’s Sapphire

There’s real sense of achievement when you tick a big item off your Bucket List. Especially an item that’s been on it since the very first draft. The feeling of anticipation you get as you approach is a heady rush. … Continue reading

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