Category Archives: the book

Bali’s Kuta Beach

I checked off another bucket list destination that was made possible because I am living in Asia. DH didn’t want to go because Bali has had some incidents in the past few years- volcanic eruption, earthquake/tsunami. I wasn’t worried, plus, … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

The United States has 61 national parks. How many have you been to? I’ve been to 14, which probably means I need to start a new bucket list and prioritize hiking, biking, and kayaking through more of our beautiful parks. … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

I spent a hot and exhausting day visiting seven (7) temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We started with Angkor Wat, one of the most popular in the region, and one of the largest religious monuments in the world. Angkor Wat … Continue reading

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Phuket – Pearl of Andaman Sea

I haven’t done many beach vacations, and my week on Phuket was one of my favorites. We stayed at a lovely resort that had its own beach. But I spent most of my time in the infinity pool. I like … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

I started 2019 doing what I love – traveling to a new place. Without getting into whether Hong Kong is a unique country, China says it isn’t, I tried to see as much of it as I could over a … Continue reading

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Bamberg Germany

Sunday 4th October 2015 Bamberg’s city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is in “the book.” City began as a fortress. City Hall was built on an island in the river. It is quaint. It rained all day. … Continue reading

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Cologne Germany

Thursday 8th October Cologne is our final stop in Germany before The Netherlands.  According to my DNA test from ancestry.com I am about 20% German. (Mom always thought 25%, but close enough.) However, I have been 100% German this past … Continue reading

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