October 24, 2017

Photo from the Road: Clown Quilt

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This whimsical clown quilt was photographed at the Virginia Quilt Museum, one of many interesting things to do in Harrisonburg, Va.

Photo from the Road: Thai Roof Through the Trees

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This elaborately-ornate roof in Bangkok, Thailand was photographed from the platform of a temple across the river. It is typical of traditional Thai architecture.

Family Vacation Experiences for Science Buffs

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If youíre looking for something more than your typical community pool excursions to fulfill your family fun goals this summer, consider the celebration of science. Numerous affordable options are available. These are some of my favorites. Freebies: LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory in Livingston, Louisiana offers free group fieldtrips to their facility and [...]

Photo from the Road: School Books on Bike

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Bicycles are a common form of transportation around Angkor Wat, and elsewhere in Cambodia. People use them to transport groceries, farm animals, family members and more.

Photo from the Road: Sirmione Street Scene

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This simple street scene was photographed on the islet of Sirmione, along the shores of Italyís Lake Garda. Itís a popular destination for tourists to take a boat ride, go for a swim, tour ancient Roman ruins and catch a romantic Italian dinner.

Photo from the Road: Tour Boat on Lake Titicaca

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This tour boat ferries visitors to Peruís Lake Titicaca, high in the Andes Mountains. A visit to this lake provides a peek into the Uros culture, high-altitude island life and beautiful blue waters to explore.

Photo from the Road: Beachfront Cabanas

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These beachfront cabanas are located on the island of St. Kitts, and provide a relaxing and shaded way to spend the day near the water with access to rum drinks, seafood and even a day spa. †

Photo from the Road: Pisa Picnic Area

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The piazza in Pisa, Italy is one of the most beautiful in the world, and a popular place for tourists to picnic while taking in a little sightseeing. There are other things to see in Pisa as well, as the city has been around for generations.

Photo from the Road: Lunar Orbiter

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This recreated lunar orbiter is on display at the Kennedy Space Center, in Titusville. Itís part of the exhibit collection at the Saturn V Center, which makes for an excellent stop on a daytrip to KSC. People from all over the world visit this venue when visiting Orlando, as the [...]

Affordable Ideas for Family Reunions

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While summer is the favored season for family reunions, they can be held successfully at any time of year. While people have always searched for strategies to keep them affordable, current gas prices are making frugality an even greater family travel priority. Follow these money-saving tips to maintain tradition while enjoying affordable family-reunion fun this [...]

Three Fun Walking Tours in the Tampa Bay Area

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As spread out as things are here in the Tampa Ė St. Pete Ė Clearwater area, we do have a few foot-friendly areas suitable for exploring at your own pace. Here are three of Trek Houndís favorites. Tarpon Springs Full of Mediterranean atmosphere with access to great Greek grub, Tarpon Springs is a great place [...]

Photo from the Road: Golden Dome with Blue Tile

Golden Dome with Blue Tile

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This unexpected view of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem brings a sense of the modern to an ancient structure recognized around the world. From the plaza around the building, one can reflect upon the history that has occurred at this location over thousands of years.

Photo from the Road: Family Llama

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Llamas are a part of everyday life in Peruís Sacred Valley, and other rural parts of the country. This one is being led out for a stroll by his young owner.

Photo from the Road: Inquisitive Giraffe

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This giraffe at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa is a classic example of the type of travel photography possible during a visit to the zoo. Exotic animal images are extremely helpful in marketing your travel writing, and just plain fun to frame and display. Other fun places to photograph [...]