Amsterdam library treat

Amsterdam’s central library Libraries don’t have to be boring. In April this year, before we left for our trip to The Netherlands, Belgium, and Ireland, a friend encouraged us to visit the new central public library in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. “It overlooks the water,” she said, “and it is modern and … [Read more…]

Time Travel – New Zealand 2009

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New Zealand – this was our first stop on a 4 1/2 month journey to 6 countries and Tibet. The following is an email I sent to family and friends, published here as part of a trial run for an eventual travel book. Comments are welcome! January 26, 2009 Hi … [Read more…]

Cuba – Hemingway’s Place

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  Ernest Hemingway in Cuba’s tropical paradise A must-see historic site, even for non-Hemingway fans, is his hilltop house in Cuba. During our trip to the island in 2013 with Friendly Planet Tours, the weather was perfect for a peek around the property. In the late 1920s, Hemingway stopped at this … [Read more…]

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