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Our Favorite Walks — Number One: Rome (again)

It was Holy Thursday, April 8, 2009 and we began our walk from our hotel down the Via Emilia steps to Via Veneto and then further down a couple of blocks to Piazza Barberini. Most of our Roman ventures started … Continue reading

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Our Five Favorite Walks — Number Two: Kyoto

We were in Kyoto in April, 1981 and it was our last day in Japan before flying off to Guam. What to do? That was easy: visit some temples and gardens — they are all over the city. Where to … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Walks: # 3 — Rome

On Holy Saturday in 2009 we took a sightseeing bus around Rome and when we reached the stop for Piazza del Popolo we hopped off and decided to walk the rest of the way back to our hotel. The piazza … Continue reading

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Our Five Favorite Walks — Number Four: Madrid

We spent a week in Portugal in May of 2010 and on a sunny Sunday morning we flew from Lisbon to Madrid to begin the next step in our journey, a two-week vacation in Spain. It took a while to … Continue reading

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Our Five Favorite Walks — Number Five: San Francisco

I grew up in San Francisco and walked all over town during my first 24 years. Then I moved across the Bay. But I still go on my favorite San Francisco walk at least once a year — when I … Continue reading

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The Nicest Walk in Sydney: Royal Botanic Garden and Domain

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We toured the Sydney Opera House on Monday morning (May 2, 2011) and then grabbed a quick lunch at one of those outdoor restaurants that line up along the East Circular Quay. Then my wife decided to do a little¬† … Continue reading

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Seeing Sydney’s Sights

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We discovered years ago that the best way to see a city’s architectural sights is to hop aboard one of those hop on / hop off sightseeing buses,¬† preferably one with an open-air, double-decker view. So one Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading

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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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The Nine Most Beautiful Bridges in the World

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My sister suggested that I follow up on my posting entitled The Most Romantic Bridge in the World with another pictorial on the most famous bridges in the world. So without further adieu here are the nine most beautiful bridges … Continue reading

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My 11 Favorite Photos of the Sydney Opera House

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There must be a large magnet somewhere in the vicinity of the Sydney Opera House because we kept on getting pulled to within viewing distance of this marvelous building on four of the five full days we spent in Sydney … Continue reading

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