Tag Archives: Hiking

Exploring Aruba on a Cruise

I thought the recent events of COVID-19 and the pretty much shutdown of all cruises was a time to reflect and look at what destinations I had visited based on a cruise that I have not posted about (yet). Cruising … Continue reading

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Great Wall of China

This morning we headed north to the Badaling national park and great location to hike and visit the Great Wall of China. It is about a 1.5 – 2.0 drive from central Beijing to get there, but definitely worth it. … Continue reading

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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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Masada Israel and the Dead Sea

Based on popular demand, here is another retroactive blog posting from 2009 when I visited the Masada and Dead Sea on the way down to Eilat Israel. One the way, you can, of course, visit the historic site where the … Continue reading

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Jordan Petra and Wadi Rum – 2009

Getting all my trips put together into the single blog site.  Here is another great trip in 2009 to Jordan! We took a day trip from Eilat, Israel, crossed the border to visit Petra, Jordan.  It is quite famous from … Continue reading

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Exploring Peru

This is a restorative posting from 2011, but I have had some many requests for sharing some stories and pictures, I went back and put together this story from a tour I took in 2011. Touring the best way to … Continue reading

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Wildlife in the Southern Tip of Africa

Today we went down south the explore the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point.  Very popular locations, but surprisingly they were not too crowded and you could easily get around and take pictures. I only wish we had more … Continue reading

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