Monthly Archives: July 2010

Spotlight on Bermuda

               Bermuda is a small group of lonely islands in the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean, over 1000 kilometers (about 650 miles) off the coast of North Carolina.  The people of the island, however, seem anything but lonely. They … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip – Texas Baseball Trip

      Texas is a huge state, and it is located far from other major league ball parks. Thus, I have treated the two (2) Texas major league franchises as a separate trip. The Texas Rangers, an American League club, can … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip — Northern Baseball Parks

   Two (2) baseball parks are fairly well isolatedf from the others and probably should be visited in a separate trip. I thought about including Detroit with the Midwestern Road Trip but felt it added too many miles, and I … Continue reading

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Spotlight on St Lucia

               St Lucia is one of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, a string of islands on the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea. It is popular with cruise ships and has emerged as a significant honeymoon destination because … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip — Southeastern Baseball Trip

    There are three (3) major league ball parks in the southeastern part of the United States. Unfortunately, they are far from other parks, so probably should be done separately. Even so, they are quite a distance from each other, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Chiang Mai, Thailand

               Chiang Mai, is Thailand’s second largest city and is located in the northern part of the country. The major tourist attractions are found in the Old City, which is surrounded by a moat, and eastward to the Ping … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip – Western Baseball Parks

    My western baseball trip begins in Los Angeles, home of both the Los Angeles Angels of the American League and the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League. Angels Stadium is actually located in Anaheim, the famous suburb of … Continue reading

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Spotlight on 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 River forms the border between … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip – Eastern Baseball Parks

       This baseball road trip begins in New York City, home of the Yankees, the most storied of all the major league franchises, and the Mets. Yankee Stadium, a brand-new facility which opened in 2009, across the street from the … Continue reading

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Themed Road Trip – Midwest Baseball Parks

    The All-American game of baseball has inspired numerous people to visit not only the Major League stadium nearest them, but to set out on a quest to visit all the American ballparks. Here is an example of a possible … Continue reading

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