Roatan Island – Where is that?
Today’s Roatan still has the flavor of finding the gold that the Spanish galleons carried two and three hundred years ago. As they sailed by, pirates hidden in the mangroves slipped out to snatch … Read the rest
As Ted, my snorkeling buddy and I were floating in the water shoulder to shoulder, we looked up and were nose to nose with a baby sea lion. Wow, what a feeling; it didn’t move away. We froze in place … Read the rest
Ireland, known for its green fields and green shamrocks is really the land of the chuckle. “A hundred thousand welcomes,” a traditional greeting is said with a chuckle. “We looked for the grave of the man who invented the cross … Read the rest
Come with me where tourists are not allowed. How strange it is to be in a land where tourism is for Muslims and foreign business people and workers only. Because we were invited to Saudi Arabia by … Read the rest
Driving east from San Antonio
We left San Antonio Texas on a Sunday; our church was all around us. Besides God, our guide was Gertrude (the GPS portable navigator given to us), our stead was Toothless. He’s Bill’s Mercedes convertible … Read the rest
As the roads from Florida wind their way north toward Savannah, Hilton Head Island and Charleston, the vastness of the marshes is mighty impressive. Rivers, estuaries and sounds crisscross miles and miles of grasses. What a way to approach these … Read the rest
Out in the Atlantic
Getting away from South Carolina’s Charleston to the Outer Banks is easy… find Highway #17 and go north. Driving along the coast line was a surprise, no ocean views from #17. Instead, there were continuous waterways … Read the rest
For those who say that history repeats itself, I say, “Man repeats himself.” We’ve been so unkind to our fellow human beings on and off throughout history. This thought came to me after my husband and I left behind the … Read the rest
Travel is not only about places, but about the senses that make our days. Our tummies, eyes, ears, noses and mouths have been making their waves wanting to share some things too.
Nose: Which scents are everywhere in the south? … Read the rest
These sparkling highlights are stand outs with family, friends and in hotels on our US trip. There are subtle touchstones that make a trip, or conversely break it. What is it that made a lasting impression after leaving “home-away-from-home” and … Read the rest