Monthly Archives: July 2007

Great Places – India

       India, one of the most populous nations in the world, is also one of the richest in terms of travel treasures. Indian civilization has been around for thousands of years and the wealth accumulated by its rulers is legendary. … Continue reading

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Great Places – Canada

      Canada is another country blessed with incredible natural beauty. It is fairly young, historically and culturally, so does not have ruins or ancient cities, but, rather, its cities are typically modern and well-planned. It is huge and, in some … Continue reading

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Great Places – South America

      South America is blessed with incredible natural beauty as well as some interesting historical sights. There are also many fascinating cities and towns which can be explored by the tourist. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks as well: some countries are somewhat … Continue reading

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Great Places – Central America

      Central America is a collection of seven (7) small countries which connect Mexico and the rest of North America to the large continent of South America. Despite the poverty, there are a number of significant sights to interest the … Continue reading

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Great Places – Mexico

      Mexico has a wealth of tourist attractions, primarily revolving around Native civilizations such as the Aztecs and the Maya, and also Mexico’s fabulous beaches. The following is my list of favorites. After reading the descriptions, check out my photo … Continue reading

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Gary-designed Themed Road Trip V – Lewis & Clark

      This road trip will mirror the route Meriweather Lewis and William Clark took when exploring the Louisiana Territory, purchased from France in 1803.  Their charge from President Thomas Jefferson was to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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Gary-Designed Themed Road Trip IV – Wild West Cowboys & Gunslingers

      This interesting road trip will recall the days of the Old West, where cowboys and shoot-outs were commonplace. The entire road trip is designed as a lengthy, but complete, loop, so that it doesn’t matter where you begin. For … Continue reading

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Great National Parks of the USA

      The United States of America is blessed with incredible natural beauty which has been lovingly preserved in the form of its national park system. America created the first national park, Yellowstone National Park, in 1872, and, since then, has set aside millions … Continue reading

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Great Gardens & Parks of Europe

      Much of the Western concept of gardens and gardening came from Europe. Europeans are, justifiably, proud of their gardening excellence and much money is invested in this pursuit. Thus, the gardens of Europe are among the most famous in … Continue reading

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Great Squares of America

      America is a young country by world standards and it does not have the history or long-established culture of its own, but because it was primarily Europeans that settled this nation, there are a number of traditions which suggest … Continue reading

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