Nuwara Eliya – the Little England of Sri Lanka

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Rate our ReviewsDriving southward from Kandy towards Nuwara Eliya, or the small town of “Little England” as it is popularly known in Srilanka, was a slow paced climb upon mountain roads. But that gave me the opportunity to admire nature. The narrow small stretches of road winding up the mountain to bend or turn, every […]

the Texas State Capitol, Austin – A date with the state

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Rate our ReviewsIt is remarkable to have an enormous, beautiful building surrounded by more than twenty acres of green space located in the heart of a city.  When you may enjoy both the grounds and the structure absolutely free it is better yet.  We all know everything is bigger in Texas, and their Capitol in […]

Rome, Italy – Domitilla’s Catacombs

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Rate our ReviewsI squeezed through the narrow and cold passageway cut from the rock and entered into a slightly larger hall.  Chiseled from the walls were horizontal niches or loculi just large enough for a person to slide into, though some of the openings were sadly quite small.  It was cold and rather dark and […]

Himalayas, Nepal -Climbing Tserko-Ri to Spiritual Freedom

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Rate our ReviewsWhat is man compared to rocks and mountains? My experience had been hiking a lot in the European alps and crossing glaciers in Iceland but had never actually climbed a mountain; only crossed mountain passes and saddles. Now, I was trekking in Nepal, and I decided to push beyond my normal boundaries. The […]

Valemount, British Columbia Canadian Rockies, Part XVI – Gone Fishing 

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Rate our ReviewsValemount, British Columbia……Travel has taught me the value of not plotting every second of a trip.  I learned this the hard way through a more painful lesson: things do not always go as expected.  Being compelled to improvise has led to an appreciation for the wealth of unexpected pleasures, encouraging me to leave a patch of free time in schedules.  To carry this off it is critical to be […]