Monthly Archives: March 2009

Walking Tour of Asheville, North Carolina, USA

                              Walking Tour of Asheville, North Carolina               The charming and interesting city of Asheville has long been popular as a mountain resort area, and serves as an eastern gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Ouro Preta, Brazil

        Walking Tour of Ouro Preto, Brazil   A great excursion from Rio which involves a minimum of two (2) days is to the well-preserved hilltop town of Ouro Preta.  The trip is about 300 miles (480 km) north from … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Port of Spain, Trinidad

                           Walking Tour of Port of Spain, Trinidad               The island of Trinidad and its administrative partner, Tobago, lie just north of the northern coast of Venezuela, in the southern Caribbean Sea. Trinidad has a rich Spanish heritage, … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of the Cinque Terre, Italy

               Walking Tour of the Cinque Terre, Italy   Cinque Terre refers to five villages on the Italian Riviera (the Levante coast) in the province of Liguria.  The villages all have in common the fact that they are precipitously situated … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Timbuktu, Mali

                Walking Tour of Timbuktu, Mali   Timbuktu, Mali, is a city which seems to have an air of mystery and desolation around it. It is located at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert and became important as the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Melbourne, Australia

               Walking Tour of Melbourne, Australia   Melbourne, Australia, is a pleasant city (one of the world’s most livable) which is extremely European and a joy to visit. The city lies along the Yarra River, a short distance from the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Zanzibar, Tanzania

               Walking Tour of Zanzibar, Tanzania   Zanzibar, Tanzania, is a city which people tend to associate with exotic images. It was always famous as a trading location for its spices, especially cloves, and was actually a separate country until … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Hue, Vietnam

              Walking Tour of Hue, Vietnam   Hue, the former capital of Vietnam, is known for its beautiful imperial architecture, although a great deal of this was destroyed during the Tet offensive of the Vietnam War in 1968. The Perfume … Continue reading

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Walking Tours of Kyoto, Japan

                 Walking Tours of Kyoto, Japan   Kyoto, Japan’s capital city for over 1,000 years, is truly rich in history and tradition, and, notwithstanding Tokyo’s importance today, should be the major destination for travelers to Japan. The city boasts over … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Santa Barbara, California, USA

                         Walking Tour of Santa Barbara, California               Santa Barbara, California, lies along the coast, north of Los Angeles, and can be easily accessed via the Pacific Coast Highway.  The city was originally a Spanish town, dating back … Continue reading

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