Category Archives: Places of a Lifetime

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   Readers — Note that this is my penultimate post on this website. I have purchased my own website, although it will not look decidedly different for a while. You can find me at http://www.garystravels.com. Please take a look. All … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Country Unbound (according to Gary)

      This category, despite the strange name, refers to harmony between civilization and nature, creating an idyllic location where one can get lost in nature but always close to convenience. Very few places in the world combine these two elements peacefully … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – World Wonders (according to Gary)

       These are man’s monumental creations, unquestionably respected and revered by anyone who visits. They are the most enduring legacies from past civilizations and define man’s quest to live in harmony with, to control, and to reach beyond what the … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Paradise Found (according to Gary)

         Paradise, of course, is a very personal thing. It seems that National Geographic defines paradise as an island, because almost all of the listed locations are islands. I have also chosen several islands because their mystique is undeniable, but I … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Wild Places (according to Gary)

         Here are my preferences for the top wild places in the world. Wilderness is much more difficult to discover in today’s world, because human population seems to have inserted itself into almost every nook and cranny of the planet. … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Urban Spaces (according to Gary)

      Here are my choices as the most significant cities in the world, for travelers. All have a wealth of attractions, incredible architecture, and world-class activities, especially with regard to Art and History. My list is very similar to National … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – World Wonders

       At the turn of the millenium, National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine published a special issue, entitled, 50 Places of  Lifetime, The World’s Greatest Destinations. Over the next few weeks, I will revisit this list, which was divided into five categories, … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Country Unbound

    At the turn of the millenium, National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine published a special issue, entitled, 50 Places of  Lifetime, The World’s Greatest Destinations. Over the next few weeks, I will revisit this list, which was divided into five categories, … Continue reading

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Places of a Lifetime – Paradise Found

        At the turn of the millenium, National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine published a special issue, entitled, 50 Places of  Lifetime, The World’s Greatest Destinations. Over the next few weeks, I will revisit this list, which was divided into five categories, … Continue reading

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