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1992 JFK CV-67 Cruise Video

Memories from the past! It was over 25 years ago when we returned on the JFK CV-67 aircraft carrier on its very last combat cruise in the first week of April! Advertisements

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Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Park

Palms Springs is definitely a great weekend getaway.  It is also very different than many people may think.  It is much more than just ritzy golf clubs and celebrity events. We stayed at the Ritz Carlton which overlooks the city … Continue reading

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(South) African Sarfari

We flew north on South Africa’s Airlink airline on a very unusual British Aerospace jet. Almost looks like a cartoon jet or an old Soviet based cargo carrier… But I have to admit, they have better coach and food service … Continue reading

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South Africa Wine Country

Since we are in South Africa, we needed to check out the wine country!  Last night we took a drive to Steenberg which is in Constantia Valley and outside of Cape Town. We checked out the Steenberg Vineyards which is one … Continue reading

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Tabletop Mountain – Cape Town

This morning we to the top of Tabletop Mountain which is one the modern wonders of the world.  Because we did not want to spend the full day hiking up 1500 meters, we took up the Swiss made cable car … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

On the way to the latest adventure, we chose to stop overnight in Amsterdam to break up the long flight sequence. So, we hopped on the train from the airport to downtown Amsterdam.  Bikes are VERY popular here.  I only … Continue reading

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Melbourne – Australia

(this is an updated blog post from 2007 migrated to the new platform) We took a cruise ship along the coast and we pulled into Melbourne a day early since we passed the port of Hobart. Melbourne is a much older … Continue reading

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