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The Best Itinerary for Uganda Self Drive

Best Itinerary for a Uganda Self-Drive

“Where should we go? How about somewhere in Africa?” This I asked Jim a few months ago. His response floored me, “Uganda.” “Huh?” I’ll admit, it’s not the most intelligent reply, but I never even considered Uganda as a destination. […]

Top Travelers Pick Their Best Destinations

Top Travelers Pick Their Best Destinations

The hardest question to answer when you are an avid traveler is, “Where is your favorite place?” The short answer always is , “I don’t have one!” However, there definitely are locations that stick in our minds, sometime because of […]

Exploring The Souk and Tanneries of Fez, Morocco

Exploring The Souk and Tannery of Fez, Morocco

The ancient city of Fez has been attracting merchants, traders, and tourists for hundreds of years. Most of the old quarters date back nearly 1500 years with their roots in the very early days of Islam in northern Africa. Palaces, […]

Playing with Light at the Magnificent Bastei Bridge in Germany

Playing with Light at the Magnificent Bastei Bridge in Germany

Photographing the Bastei Bridge Ever since we moved to the Oberpfalz in northern Bavaria we’d been hearing about, and seeing stunning pictures of, Bastei Bridge in the region known as Sächsischen Schweiz (or Saxon Switzerland) in former East Germany. The bridge is located […]

Ravenna – Chock Full of Italian World Heritage

Ravenna - Chock Full of Italian World Heritage

Italy has more world heritage sites than any other country so you don’t have to go far to find one. While we were traveling around northern Italy we knew one city we had to get to was Ravenna. Ravenna was the short […]

Celebrating World Heritage With Our Top Ten UNESCO Sites

Celebrating World Heritage With Our Top Ten UNESCO Sites

In celebration of the International Day for Monuments and Sites we thought we’d celebrate by highlighting some of our favorite UNESCO World Heritage Sights. These are our top ten, each chosen for a particular attribute. Instead of ranking the sights […]

Jordan Road Trip – Sidetrack to Um er-Rasas

Read: Um er-Rasas A World Heritage Site

Driving in Jordan Our wintertime, week-long self drive through Jordan was one of the best road trips we’ve been on. Driving through the countryside is, for the most part, relaxed and easygoing. Of course, we were sharing the road with all […]

Sobering Visit to the Culloden Battlefield

Battlefield of Culloden Scotland

Why You Should Visit Culloden Battlefield One of the reasons we travel is to experience the culture and society of the countries we’re visiting. This means seeing everything that has shaped modern society, experiencing the forces that have sculpted the […]

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