Category Archives: Adventure

Subterranean Naples

Anyone who knows me knows I have a wanderlust. There are even books written about my travel adventures. My latest voyage took me to six countries in and around the Mediterranean, including two I’d never been to before. One of … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #15: Glow

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #14: Big

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #12: Rise

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Vertigo Above Chicago: The Willis Tower Ledge

Completed in 1974, the 108-storey Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) remained the tallest building in the World until 2010, when it was succeeded by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The normal views from the Skydeck observation platform on the 103rd floor of … Continue reading

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: The UNESCO Canal in the Sky

Happy St. David’s Day! For those that are unaware, St. David is the patron saint of Wales, which is where my post takes us this week. Before the days of motorways and interstates, or even railways, canals were the transportation … Continue reading

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The Views From Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius has to be one of the most famous volcanoes on Earth. Of course, what it’s most famous for is the destruction of the Roman town of Pompeii (and four other towns) in AD79. The views from the top … Continue reading

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