Water—Source of Life

Water is known to be the elixir of life for humans, four-legged animals and flying ones, plants, every form of life as we know it on Earth. Most of us take it for granted that water will be there when we want it; we can turn the faucet handle and water flows. That might be […]

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What the Climate Is Like in Different Regions of Canada

What the Climate Is Like in Different Regions of Canada Canada’s moniker as “the Great White North” has given many people the perception that it is a cold, icy place. While that can certainly be true in certain areas and during certain times of the year, it’s really only half the story. Occupying approximately 3.8 […]

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Best Beach Towns in Michigan

When many out of towners think of Michigan, beaches most likely don’t come to mind. Michigan is famed for its severe, snowy winters. But there are miles of pristine beaches that you can enjoy when visiting Michigan. Each town has its vibe. Some are super touristy and offer tons of nightlife and activities, while others […]

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Portugal-Morocco-Spain: Let the Tour Begin

Monday, October 21 [Click on thumbnail images for full size] Our Globus tour (code ZU 1018) tour has begun, and we are currently in Seville, Spain. The emphasis here is on Flamenco– just as Fado was the emphasis in Lisbon. Yes, we are actually a couple days into the tour, but with the lengthy travel […]

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Portugal-Morocco-Spain: Before the Start

Thursday, October 17 Greetings from Lisboa (as Lisbon is called here in Portugal). Darlene and I are here on our “pre-night” before the start of our 17-day Globus tour that takes us through parts of Portugal, 7 days in Morocco, and then some time in Spain before finishing in Madrid. (Thanks for putting this together, […]

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