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New Adventure

Time to pack the bags and experience something new. I have had the good fortune and, yes, the honor, to have been included with a dozen other journalists to travel to Germany, and learn about that country, its people, its Identity. A perfect opportunity — I have spent a few days in that city (in 2013) with friends. So got ...

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Ah, Rome. A Roma.

Ah, Rome. In Rome. One would not expect Rome, being centuries old, to change that much.  But, this visitor can certainly look at the Eternal City with fresh eyes. I see two styles of travellers. Those who explore new cities every time they set out, and those who return to the place(s) they love. That is the type of traveller ...

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City of Water

  How did the chicken cross the road in Venice? By riding on a little commuter boat called a vaporetto. A commuter’s gondola: a traghetto, like this one. A water taxi. Or, a gondola. After awhile I stopped taking pictures of the things they transport on boats in Venice: commuters, tourists, garbage, police and firemen, furniture, water and vegetables for the ristoranti, pipes, televisions, ...

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