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Bali ~ Day 1 on the Island

Post is 1 of a series of 5 Bali Is… A fascinating religious practice visible in crumbling statues and towering stone edifices that have been carved with intricate details of pattern, and sit as shelves for figures with bulging eyes of maleficent intent or adoration. It is uneven steps…

Singapore ~ By Night

Our first look at this stunning city was By Day (here) when the gardens were bathed in sunlight and the ships passing idle hours floating on the bay were visible to great distances. By night Singapore took on a multifaceted rainbow of light that made unicorn colors shun shadow, and…

Singapore ~ By Day

Singapore  This sovereign city is unique in aspects of cleanliness, promoting racial and religious harmony, low levels of unemployment and homelessness, and its death penalty. Its Green Plan aims to ensure sustainability in development while promoting a personal duty and commitment to the environment. The Gardens by the Bay and…

April Showers Bring

April Showers Bring… In Borneo just a whole lot of water. It doesn’t rain here. The sky saves up every little droplet it soaks up from the sea or rainforest, then drops it all at once over the heads of the poor people (who are only now…

Chamonix, France ~ A Perfect Winter Getaway

In Need of Winter I know some of you are living your own winter wonderland right now. I, however, am in a country where it is 24 degrees or hotter every single day of the year. Without the climate markers I’m accustomed to time has seemed a strange…

Bucharest, Romania ~ Bucharest & Area

Post is 3rd in a series of 3 on Bucharest, Romania Back to Bucharest After a morning spent at Peles Castle (see here), our guide took us nearer the Piatra Craiului National Park to the area of Brasov, then back to Bucharest. Rasnov Citadel In the area of Brasov lies…

Bucharest, Romania ~ Bran Castle

Post is 2nd in a series of 3 on Bucharest, Romania After a morning spent at Peles Castle (see more here), our guide took us nearer the Piatra Craiului National Park to the area of Bran. Home to five smaller villages. Here houses sit amid forest and rock, and a…

Bucharest, Romania ~ Peles Castle

Post is 1st in a series of 3 on Bucharest, Romania A Division of Posts  One of the most truly beautiful and spectacular vacations I took was to Bucharest, Romania. I didn’t imagine it would be so lovely, mostly because I knew so little about the area before…