September 23, 2017

Photo Feature: Hilton Head, South Carolina

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For a beachy getaway in North America, try Hilton Head, South Carolina. Family friendly, great for Rover and filled with fun things to do for the whole family, this is a vacation destination sought after by many. Golf, kayaking, sand and surf are all on the agenda, along with tennis, [...]

Photo from the Road: Side View of a Golden Buddha

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To be honest, Buddha statues arenít exactly hard to come by when touring Southeast Asia. For some reason, however, this one caught my eye.

Photo from the Road: Lilies in a Stone Bowl

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I found this stone bowl of lilies just outside one of the temples along the river in Bangkok.

Photo from the Road: Venetian Alley Scene

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Alleys in Venice are smaller versions of the Grand Canal, small waterways through which gondolas, merchandise and grocery delivery boats navigate in order to reach the shops and homes of the city.

Photo from the Road: Flautist of the Sacred Valley

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This gentleman provided me with one of my most magical travel moments ever.

Photo from the Road: Tea Lady of Petra

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Middle East will always be dear to my heart, and Petra is one of my favorite attractions in the region.

Photo from the Road: Peruvian Cowgirl on a Park Bench

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taken in Cuzco, in Peruís Sacred Valley, this photo of an elderly woman has always struck me as poignant.

Photo from the Road: Lazise on Lake Garda

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We lived on Lago di Garda in northern Italy for over a year before discovering the quaint little town of Lazise.

Photo from the Road: Monastery Bell in Thailand

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As bustling as Bangkok is, there are still places you can go to get zen. Such is this little spot at a monastery we visited there.†

Photo from the Road: Grand Canal Snapshot

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This particular afternoon snapshot taken along Veniceís Grand Canal is particularly illustrative of how things really appear in this amazing city, which is one of my favorites world-wide.

Photo from the Road: Bedouin Boy with His Goat

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Petra falls into the category of amazing by anyoneís standards. The immensity of the site, the antiquity and the intricacy of the stone city itself all combine for a truly remarkable experience.†

Photo from the Road: Peruvian Woman in Blue

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); High in the Andes Mountains, in the Sacred Valley of Peru, I ran into this woman somewhere between Cuzco and Machu Picchu.

Photo from the Road: Jordanian Bagpiper

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We experienced many magical, beautiful moments during our time in Jordan. One that still stands out was the live musical performance amid the ancient ruins of Jerash, given by local men in traditional costumes.

Photo from the Road: Urban Chic in Jerusalemís Old City

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As much as I love the class and old world charm that traditional decorating brings to the table, I have to admit that urban chic is beginning to have itís appeal as well. This shot from Jerusalemís old city gives me the best of both worlds.