Brazilia, Brazil, and Travel Serendipity Who actually plans a trip to Brazilia, Brazil's made-to-order capital city? Not me. It was, however, a three-day stop en route from Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon. I can't say that...Read More
Author: Susan Tornga
No longer is Machu Picchu a mere half-day train/bus journey from Cusco. (Note the Peruvian spelling, with an "s", not a "z".) The devastating flood in late January took out large sections of train track,...Read More
"What the heck is that driver doing?" I stared in amazement at a car parked "“ literally "“ in the intersection as other vehicles whizzed by. I was astonished that I seemed to be the only concerned onlooker....Read More
At Holland's Aalsmeer Flower Auction flowers are the language of everything: color, space, money and, of course, love. When I think how close I came to missing this unique experience, I cringe. Aalsmeer, a small town located...Read More
I was doubly blessed that Christmas Eve. December in the Southern Hemisphere is a time of lingering twilight and balmy summer air, or what passes for "balmy" in southern Chile. I was in Punta Arenas, where the Chilean...Read More
I recently traveled to Zimbabwe as part of a tour to southern Africa. Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is located at the western point of this despot-governed country. Rich as it is in natural...Read More
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