Monthly Archives: August 2016

UNESCO Patagonian Penguins

I was really torn before our visit to Puerto Madryn in Argentina. We had time to visit either the Península Valdés (Valdes Peninsula) UNESCO World Heritage Site or Punta Tombo Magellanic Penguin Colony, the largest in South America. Both these … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Craftsman at Hōnaunau

Back in May, we visited the Pu’uhonau o Hōnaunau National Historic Park on the Big Island of Hawai’i. As you might expect, everything about Hōnaunau was fascinating. Yet one of the high points came as we were about to leave. … Continue reading

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The Great Migration Back In Bookstores!

Define ‘Fun’… How about walking into a bookstore and finding copies of your book on the shelf. It doesn’t get much more fun than that! Especially after an enforced hiatus of five whole years, following the closure of your original … Continue reading

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The Streets of Ljubljana Old Town, Slovenia

Once part of war-torn Yugoslavia, Slovenia is today a beautiful and peaceful country. This is nowhere more apparent than in the historic heart of its capital, Ljubljana. Old Town Ljubljana nestles in an area of flat ground along the Ljubljanica … Continue reading

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Catching Big Morning Waves on Oahu’s North Shore

Fine! So it wasn’t me catching the waves. I kept my feet firmly on the beach! But watching the local experts is a fabulous way to spend your last morning in Hawaii, take it from me! The skills these amazing … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Madness!

I have to admit that today’s post is a little bit of a cheat, since most of the photos were taken of Rich & Sue, not by Rich & Sue. But with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge being Smiles, I saw … Continue reading

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