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Spring Picnic

In Japan, this is the time of year when a woman might don a kimono and visit a park to picnic amidst the cherry blossoms.   These April photos are of Ueno Park in Tokyo…     from the land

Posted in World Glimpses

First Day Budapest

After finding my way from the airport to the subway, I managed to squeeze near a door before my stop. I pushed through the swarming rush hour crowds coming toward me and managed to get off with my luggage intact.

Posted in Just for Fun


Sometimes those tacky tourist places are the best. That was the case with the Tequila Museum in Mexico City. There is a self-guided tour about the production of Tequila. Then, on the roof, you are treated to samples—samples of tequila

Posted in World Glimpses

Sharing the World

I was thinking about all the time in New England that I have spent waiting in a bind for a moose or a bear to show up.  In Sri Lanka, the wildlife showed up where I was least expecting it.

Posted in Just for Fun

Llama, Alpaca and Guanaco

Llama, Alpaca and Guanaco are all Peruvian locals. As a tourist, I confess that I mostly paid attention to the fact that they were different types of animals because of the texture of sweater to be made by each animal’s

Posted in Wildlife