Archive | May 5, 2012

The other side of the coin, Philipsburg

Philipsburg, The Great Bay and The Salt Pond I like to write about places I’ve been, things I’ve done and from time to time places that pique my interest, places that end up on my wish list for future travel.  But today, I wanted to share with you “The other side of the coin, Philipsburg, […]

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Got to go to Marigot

Marigot, St. Martin If you have been reading my blog of late, especially in the last week or so, your already aware my latest adventure has taken me, family and friends to the Island of St. Maarten/St. Martin in the Caribbean.  I have written a couple stories now about this Island, if you would like […]

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1000 Places To See Before You Die

I would like to take credit for putting together a list of the 1000 places you should see before the end comes for you.  However I did not do it.  Author, Patricia Schultz has and she’s updated her fantastic travel manual by the same name, (first released in 2003) the updated, second edition has recently […]

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The Greatest Vacation….So Far, the details

How did you do it! If I had a dollar for every time someone has asked me about the planning and organization of this trip, I’d be able to take the trip again.  The most difficult part of putting together this type of trip, one that includes tour guides, porters, cooks, transportation, airlines, hotels and […]

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Hermitage of Amsterdam

The Hermitage Museum which is on the Amstel River (Yes, Amstel beer drinkers, there really is an Amstel River) is the dutch branch of the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  This is an outstanding Museum, the lobby is very modern, which is cool when juxtaposed with the actual art in the museum. Splendor and Glory […]

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