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What makes Europe so special

One of my most favorite things about cities throughout Europe are the Street Performers.  I have written about them many times in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and even in Rome.  But I must say that this video just gives me goosebumps when I watch it.  Watching it also makes me long for a trip to just […]

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Day 14 ~ The Greatest Vacation…. So Far

Wednesday, September 17th Today, I embrace the Alarm Clock. It is time to start remapping my brain to realize you can not just wish the clock away. After all we will be back to the rat race in the U.S. soon.  We are up early, a nice peaceful morning, breakfast with Peter and Judith. Off […]

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Day 12 and 13 ~ The Greatest Vacation…..So Far

Monday, September 15th We only have a few days left before we are on our way back to the U.S. There are a few things I will still be writing about as we are staying here in Lima for those last few days. Today turned out to be a fairly boring day. Edzel, our guide […]

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Almudena Cathedral of Madrid

Plaza Mayor We left Phoenix at 8:30 a.m.,  landed in Madrid at 9:45 am., the following morning, now that is a long travel day.  Of course that has more to do with the fact that Madrid is 9 hours ahead of Phoenix.  While I was enjoying my sunny days in Spain, you were enjoying your […]

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Panhandlers are people too.

Don’t we all wish people would just put some money in our hands, just for asking?  Panhandlers are not unique to your city or mine, they are all over the world.  Every city, in every country has it’s share of panhandlers.  I’m what you might call cheap, I am not inclined to just give money […]

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