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I've had the great fortune to be able to travel. People in our world are always revealing small views of their lives and goals, living in cities or villages. Come see some of what I've seen.

Lone Pine

We've wanted to visit the Eastern side of the Sierras, so the Fall of 2016 led us over Tioga Pass and down Highway 395 all the way to Palm Desert.

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National Parks 2016

Point Imperial
Point Imperial

Road Trip! We drove from Oakland on a large loop through Las Vegas, Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon parks. Beautiful country full of expansive vistas.

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Andes to Patagonia

Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine

February found us heading off to Buenos Aires to start our journey through Patagonia with Overseas Adventure Travel.

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Ultimate Africa

Cheetah
Cheetah

After waiting eighteen months, we flew to South Africa to start our wildlife adventure on Overseas Adventure Travel.

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Madison-Chicago

Denise lives near Madison, Wisconsin, so we decided to take Amtrak's California Zephyr to Chicago on our way to visit with her. We had a nice time in Wisconsin and Chicago,

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Cuba

Quiet Street
Quiet Street

An amazing place with friendly people, colorful cities, dance, and music.

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We visited Cuba in April 2015 to see the effects of communist rule before sweeping changes occur after improved economic relations with the US. I've written a short essay about our experiences and have posted photographs which expose both good and bad views of our island neighbor.

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Oaxaca

Church of Santo Domingo
Church of Santo Domingo

The state of Oaxaca is best known for its indigenous peoples and cultures. The most numerous and best known are the Zapotecs and the Mixtecs, but there are sixteen others which are officially recognized. These cultures have survived better than most others in Mexico due to the state's rugged and isolating terrain.

Archaeological and historic sites in Oaxaca offer a glimpse of the majestic builders their ancestor were.

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Three Bars Ranch

Morning Roundup
Morning Roundup

After a respite of eighteen years, Sylvia and I decided to go trail riding for a week. We heard of a place in British Columbia called Three Bars Ranch and headed there in September, 2017.