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A Tale of Two Greek Islands

Cyclades. Two islands, not that far apart. But what a study in contrasts. Our first stop in the island cluster of Cyclades was at Milos. The Cyclades, by virtue of being gorgeous, and just a short flight from Athens, are … Continue reading

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Grenada – Underwater Sculpture Museum

A unique attraction to experience in Grenada is the underwater sculpture museum. This is in the open ocean close to St. George, and you have to take a boat, and get into the water with a snorkel mask to see … Continue reading

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Grenada – The Rest of the Beaches

Grenada has a rocky coastline, with sheer cliffs dipping down to the ocean in a lot of places. This coastline is relieved by about 40 delectable beaches. The best known of these is the Grande Anse beach, which I wrote … Continue reading

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Grenada – The Interior

Traffic in Grenada has its own etiquette. There is one major road that winds its way around the island, and there is a more or less constant flow of traffic on this road. Traffic in both directions smoothly navigates along … Continue reading

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Turtles and Turquoise Waters

The Grenadines are a group of small islands that make up the “afterthought” of the Caribbean country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This is one part of the world where it would be really fun to have your own … Continue reading

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Reflections by the beach

Being on an island, or being at the beach, connects you very strongly to your senses. You look at the blue, hear the waves, smell the water, taste the salt, feel the wind.

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Hawaii and Guam

Oahu, Hawaii and Guam are both small islands in the Pacific. They are both part of the United States. But the similarities end there. The most touristy part of Oahu is the ritzy quarter of Waikiki. Being a tourist in … Continue reading

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Snorkeling

I am in the crystal waters a couple of miles off the island of Makunudu in the Maldives. The boat that dropped us off will be back later, but for the moment, the two of us are quite alone, armed … Continue reading

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Finding Myself in Easter Island

Imagine sitting on a rocky shore, listening to the crashing waves, pondering the enigma of the giant rock statues in front of you. This is Easter Island, and it is a weird place. I’ve never been here before, and it … Continue reading

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