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Culture and lifestyle which covers the gamut from historic and Unesco sites, popular and specialized events from unique places around the world

Spice market at Marrakesh

Marrakesh in black and white, photo Friday

Marrakesh in Black and White Capturing images of Marrakesh in black and white transforms the city into a different attitude: exotic, moody and yes even mysterious. There is so much that westerners do not understand about the traditions, religion, culture and history of the Moroccan people. All of the places we see are the typical tourist attractions: monuments, the medina and […]

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Enjoy a sunset somewhere romatic

What kind of adventure am I looking for in Queensland?

  Yes of course, a beautiful sunset would definitely be a nice way to start an adventure in Queensland. Maybe I should start exploring a hidden forest trail,  kayaking along a gorgeous coastline for the first time with fresh eyes, or snorkeling through some colorful coral beds filled with amazing tropical fish. Perhaps later in the evening I might want to try some […]

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Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph

 Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph Girona, Spain is just over an hour and a half train ride from Barcelona along the scenic Costa Brava region.  It’s a charming city with a historic center, retaining many of its medieval appeal and well-preserved architecture. The old center is walkable with most of the attractions located along both sides […]

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Where Am I – Please don’t tell

  Where Am I, please don’t tell!   But if you do, I would really like to know about…….                 What time of year did you go visit? (For me – I visited December 2012)                       Name a favorite dish that you tried.                    What was your favorite tourist site?   What souvenir did you […]

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Barcelona at Palau Guell

Barcelona Highlights – Photo Friday

  Barcelona highlights – Photo Friday There is so much to see and do in Barcelona and for anyone that loves to take photographs while visiting, it’s a dream destination to visit this city and capture some amazing pictures. Whether you are walking in any of the elegant neighborhoods, visiting a museum, garden or even sampling […]

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Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona – Photo Friday

 Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona – Photo Friday     The Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona is an architectural marvel. Built in the Catalan Modernisme or Art Nouveau style that was very popular in Catalana especially Barcelona. This magnificent building was created by architect Lluis Domenich, who was one of the main architects creating in this distinctive Catalan design.     Unesco world heritage site The main […]

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Beautiful Hilo and local celebrations, photo Friday

 Beautiful Hilo and local celebrations, photo Friday   You can’t beat being in Hawaii on a gorgeous day especially when special celebrations happen in towns like Hilo. Hawaii  Beautiful moments and photographic opportunities abound when an event or holiday occurs and everyone dresses up for the occasion. In this case, Lei Day celebrations commemorate the […]

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