Monthly Archives: June 2008

Lee’s Favorite Gardens

     My wife, Lee, loves gardens. Whenever we travel, I try to include a visit to a garden or two to make her trip more enjoyable. Thus, we have been to many gardens around the world. These are her favorites, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Virginia

     Virginia is a mid-Atlantic state with a long and distinguished history. More US presidents have come from Virginia than any other state. It was extremely pivotal during the Civil War, since both the Union capital, Washington, DC, and the … Continue reading

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Walking/Driving Tour of Washington, DC

     The United States of America’s capital city is a treasure trove of sights, museums, and architecture. Below is a combination walking and driving tour of the capital which includes most of the locations that a typical tourist would not … Continue reading

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Top 10 Carolinas

     North and South Carolina have the benefits of long and interesting coastlines as well as Appalachian scenery in the western part of the states. They also have a pleasant climate, never too cold in the winters and long summers. There … Continue reading

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Top 10 North and South Dakota

      The Dakotas are short on population but long on worthwhile travel sights. Extremely popular as the first "western" states seen by travelers from the east, after their boring sojourn through the midwest, these states offer national parks and even … Continue reading

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Top 10 New Mexico

       This wonderful southwestern state, known as the "Land of Enchantment" possesses an atmosphere all its own. From great national parks and monuments to exciting cities and historic ruins, there are an incredible numbers of diverse opportunities for the traveler. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Utah

    Utah is all about National Parks. There are quite a few of these gems in the state and other places which have not achieved that rarefied status are almost as spectacular. Geology has blessed this region with incredible canyons … Continue reading

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Top 10 Bavaria

     Bavaria is the large area in the southeastern part of Germany and the country’s largest state. It is also Germany’s most popular tourist area because of the many attractions available here. The capital of the region is Munich, a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Greek Islands

          The Aegean Islands and Adriatic Islands of Greece are among the most famous tourist destinations in the world. Mediterranean cruises nearly always include one or more on their itineraries. The Aegean group of islands is divided into several sub-groups, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Colorado

       Colorado is a state associated with the Rocky Mountains, even though about a third of the state is really plains. But the mountains are certainly the main attraction. There are many peaks here which are higher than 14,000 feet. … Continue reading

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