Monthly Archives: October 2008

Walking Tour of Salamanca, Spain

     This adorable town northwest of Madrid has great energy, probably the result of the University students who populate the town and can be seen everywhere. The city center seems designed for walking and there are numerous places along the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Segovia, Spain

     Segovia is a lovely town, an easy day trip from Madrid, which has several amazing attractions to entice tourists. It is extremely compact and walkable. As an excursion, it can be combined with a visit to El Escorial or … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Venice, Italy

          Walking Tour of Venice, Italy       Venice is truly a unique city and a cultural treasure that the world must preserve. Although a gondola ride and an excursion on a Vaporetto are must while here, the best way … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross Spain and Portugal on E-90

      The peninsula of Iberia is composed of Spain and Portugal. This highway traverses the entire region from Barcelona, Spain, in the southeast to Lisbon, Portugal, in the southwest. En route the road passes through many wonderful tourist attractions, so makes a … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Edinburgh, Scotland

     Edinburgh is a very interesting city. The capital of Scotland has become a worldwide center for music and the Arts with its International Festival, highlighted by a Tattoo, held each summer in August. The Old City centers around the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

       Walking Tour of Albuquerque, New Mexico       The largest city in New Mexico makes a great base of operations for an exploration of eastern Arizona and northern New Mexico, because of the abundance of tourist services available, but … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of San Gimignano, Italy

        Walking Tour of San Gimignano, Italy       Another classic Tuscan "hill town," San Gimignano’s skyline is the most dramatic in the region. The many towers (and there are far fewer today than there were in the town’s heyday) … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

         Walking Tour of Santa Fe, NM       This 400-year-old city is noted for the distinctive adobe architecture that has been painstakingly and lovingly preserved, mandated, and enforced throughout the capital through strict local ordinances, Even the State Capitol … Continue reading

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Top 10 Travel Cities in Canada

     Canada is blessed with some wonderful travel cities. Many are modern metropolises but some are much smaller and more understated. Here are my picks for the best of these great places to visit. They are listed in alphabetical order … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Vienna, Austria

            Walking Tour of Vienna, Austria               Vienna is one of the most elegant and magnificent cities in the world. Its architecture rivals that of Paris, Prague, or London. It is also a convenient gateway to Eastern Europe, a … Continue reading

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