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Sydney’s Chinese Garden of Friendship

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One day during our recent visit to Sydney we decided to walk from our hotel in the City Centre to Darling Harbour where we dallied in the Cockle Bay area for awhile. My wife continued southward to do some serious … Continue reading

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Sydney’s Sensational Circular Quay

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On Sunday morning, May 1st,  we walked two blocks down Hunter St. to George St., Sydney’s main street, and then turned right and walked seven more blocks to Circular Quay. I have to admit our first impressions were slightly negative. … Continue reading

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Looking at or from Auckland’s Sky Tower

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OK, here’s my quiz for the day: What is the tallest structure in all of New Zealand? And for a bonus point, what is the tallest structure in the entire southern hemisphere? The answer, my friends, to both questions is … Continue reading

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Avila to Madrid – Day Six of our Road-trip

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We planned to visit the Valley of the Fallen on Tuesday morning, May 25, 2010, but it was closed; so we drove straight to Madrid’s Barajas airport, returned the car, checked into our hotel and then rode on the subway … Continue reading

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Avila — Day Five of our Six-day Road-trip

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On Monday, May 24, 2010 we drove from Salamanca eastward to the walled city of Avila. No problem driving up to the city’s wall and our hotel was just inside the wall. But it still took us an hour and … Continue reading

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Salamanca – Day Four of our Road-trip

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On Sunday, May 23rd, we left Zamora and drove south for about an hour to Salamanca, home of Spain’s oldest university. Our hotel was about a block from the Puente Romano, an ancient Roman bridge over the Rio Tormes to … Continue reading

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Zamora – Day Three of our Six-Day Road-trip

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On Saturday, May 22, 2010 we drove from Benavente to Zamora. It was a pleasant hour-long drive through several small but picturesque villages that had one thing in common: they all looked deserted! Don’t know where the people go on … Continue reading

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