April 26, 2017

Photo from the Road: Greenery and a Carved Roman Ruin

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This architectural image represents many such photo opportunities in Amman, Jordan. The city is home to several sets of Roman ruins, as well a handful of notable restaurants, such as the Blue Fig.

Photo from the Road: Peruvian Stream in Ollantaytambo

Peruvian Stream

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This high-altitude stream is located in the village of Ollantaytambo, in Peru. The site is home to some impressive Incan ruins and a very picturesque area of the country.

Photo from the Road: Typical Venetian Entryway

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This doorway exemplifies the typical architecture one can expect to see when touring Venice, Italy. Similar photo ops are possible along the various alleyways and canals throughout the city.

Photo from the Road: Jordanian Soldier

Jordanian Soldier

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This Jordanian soldier stands guard among the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash. The entire city plays host to a cultural festival every year, and is a popular destination for vacationers touring Jordan.

Photo from the Road: Petra Man with Donkey

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This man in Petra, Jordan takes a break with his donkey after taking tourists for a ride along the Siq. Petra is known around the world as the ancient rose red city in the rocks.

Photo from the Road: Jaffa Clock Tower

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This antique clock tower was photographed in the seaside town of Jaffa, Israel, which has been in existence since around the time of Noah. The town is a pleasant stroll from the city of Tel Aviv, and home to several great seafood restaurants and artistsí shops.

Photo from the Road: Thai Roof Through the Trees

Thai Roof

(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.

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: 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.

History Buffs Have Options for Budget Travel

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On a free tour of Florence by foot, I marveled at the bronze- relief doors of the cityís historic baptistry, gazed in awe at the architecture of the duomo and leisurely strolled along the Ponte Vecchio. While traveling, your love of antiquity doesnít have to bust your vacation budget. Here are four fun tips for [...]

How to See Scotland for a Song

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As the birthplace of golf and home to some of the worldís finest whiskey, Scotland is on the life list of many travelers. So how do you see the sights and still stay on budget? Follow these savvy savings tips for an affordable Scottish getaway. Museums: Many museums throughout Britain are free, and Scotland boasts [...]

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.