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Ollantaytambo, Peru: Cobblestones, prison ruins and vivid festival of the village’s patron saint

Ollantaytambo, Peru: Cobblestones, prison ruins and vivid festival of the village’s patron saint
Story by staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. ~.~.~.~.~ Latest in a series about her travels in Peru by staff writer Lisa A. White ~.~.~.~.~ In a previous story, I touched on our decision to stay in Ollantaytambo and our horseback ride to Inti Punku. However, I’ve barely...
October 30th, 2014 | SOUTH AMERICA, STAFF | Read More

Funky Signs: How to have a girlfriend/boyfriend in 3 steps, #Frescobar

Funky Signs: How to have a girlfriend/boyfriend in 3 steps, #Frescobar
My morning routine is pretty much the same every day. Wake up, feed the kitten, have a latte and drive to work. Or rather, get driven to work (but my single-time driving lesson is a story for another time). Every morning, I walk down Napoca Street (in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania) on my way to work...
October 9th, 2014 | EUROPE, FUNKY SIGNS, STAFF | Read More

The Birch Aquarium, San Diego: A Window on What’s Under There

The Birch Aquarium, San Diego: A Window on What’s Under There
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. Spending a few hours at the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, Southern California is as soothing as it is beautiful—unless you bring your three small daughters like I used to do, and then it’s just an elementary school-level lesson in...
September 18th, 2014 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Las Vegas has become a family-oriented holiday destination

Las Vegas has become a family-oriented holiday destination
Story by Andrew Bailey. Image courtesy John Sullivan, Wikimedia Commons. Las Vegas has grown up from being merely an adult playground to terrific venues for any family to visit regardless of the age of their children. Casinos have evolved into entertainment complexes providing many options, including...
August 7th, 2014 | USA MAINLAND | Read More

The highlights and hazards of high-altitude Peru

The highlights and hazards of high-altitude Peru
Story by staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. ~.~.~.~.~ Latest in a series about her travels in Peru by staff writer Lisa A. White ~.~.~.~.~ WHEN WE DECIDED to zoom straight from Lima, through Cusco, and on to the town of Ollantaytambo without an overnight stop, Dan and I were...
August 1st, 2014 | HEALTH, SOUTH AMERICA, STAFF | Read More

Ollantaytambo, Peru: A Horseback Ride to Inti Punku

Ollantaytambo, Peru: A Horseback Ride to Inti Punku
Story by staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. ~.~.~.~.~ Latest in a series about her travels in Peru by staff writer Lisa A. White ~.~.~.~.~ As we were planning our trip to Machu Picchu and the surrounding areas, we decided from the start to stay in a single town: Ollantaytambo....
July 24th, 2014 | Mounted, SOUTH AMERICA, STAFF | Read More

Funky Signs: Duck Crossing, Newcastle, Pennsylvania

Funky Signs: Duck Crossing, Newcastle, Pennsylvania
Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton WE ATTENDED a weekend auto show in a local park in Newcastle, Pennsylvania. It was a very hot day and any sign of water relief—such as the fountain in the nearby duck pond—promised some relief. As we drove into the park, we spotted this sign indicating a duck crossing....
July 11th, 2014 | FUNKY SIGNS | Read More