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Postcard-The Union Jack Umbrella Still Reigns in London

Postcard-The Union Jack Umbrella Still Reigns in London

Met with much rain on my recent trip through London (no surprise) I snapped an image of an iconic Union Jack designed umbrella along the south bank of the Thames River. Little did I realize at the time, the Union Flag or Union Jack itself might not fly over London, the capital city, forever. I […]

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Postcard-Colorful Costa Rica’s Scarlet Macaw

Postcard-Colorful Costa Rica’s Scarlet Macaw

On the remote Osa Peninsula, a place National Geographic labeled, “the most biologically intense place on earth” travelers find Costa Rica’s real riches – its wildlife.  As the last place settled in the country, it can be argued it is the ‘pure” in the country’s mantra and way of life, “Pura Vida.” When I arrived […]

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Postcard-Super Fast Super Boats are a Super Good Time

Postcard-Super Fast Super Boats are a Super Good Time

The roar of racing engines can be heard once a year in the charming coastal Florida town of Clearwater. But Florida’s Best Beach (via a USA Today poll) doesn’t play host to any NASCAR race, but rather the roar of the Super Boat National Championships. From VIP viewing parties to wading in the water at […]

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Postcard – San Blas Perfection

Postcard – San Blas Perfection

After probably one of the more challenging (now probably classified as funnier) moments in my tour of Riviera Nayarit it was clearly chela time. We needed a cerveza; we needed an ice cold beer on the beach. So before the long drive to Tepic we said out proper goodbyes to Riviera Nayarit with this view […]

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Postcard-A Tribute to 9/11 at the Firefighter Statue in Glasgow, Scotland

Postcard-A Tribute to 9/11 at the Firefighter Statue in Glasgow, Scotland

The bronze statue, the firefighter monument, erected in June 2001 outside the Central Train Station for the fallen firefighters of Glasgow, took on a new meaning after the September 11th attacks on the United States. In October of 2001, two hundred fireman paid tribute to their fallen comrades from the loss of the twin towers […]

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Postcard-Mexico’s Golden Treasure

Postcard-Mexico’s Golden Treasure

Mexico offers many treasures to its visitors. The list is endless. But one of its true golden treasures remains accessible to all- the corn tortilla. On a morning walk through the “pueblo magico” (magic town) Creel in Chihuahua I stumbled upon a Maseca; a place where corn tortillas are made early in the morning (usually […]

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Postcard-Walking On Top of Monserrate in Bogota

Postcard-Walking On Top of Monserrate in Bogota

Taking the teleferico or funicular to the top of Monserrate is a must do when in the capital city of Colombia.  The views of Bogota from above are beautiful. And when visiting one can also find beauty inside the 17th century church, enjoy a meal at one of the summit restaurants or just stroll through […]

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Postcard-Exploring Planet Hoth from Churchill, Manitoba

Postcard-Exploring Planet Hoth from Churchill, Manitoba

Churchill, Manitoba is north. Far north. It is on the edge of the Arctic Circle and near the tree line. That’s the line where the trees end and the ice world begins (in winter). In summer I imagine the tundra to be beautiful, but my trip took me up north in winter to view the […]

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