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Dealing with Delay

Travel delays have been in the news lately.  What to do when this happens? Remember to breath. Life is unpredictable. Granted, when you have long planned for a particular destination, it can be difficult to roll with any interruptions to

Posted in Travel Know How


Along the river banks in Peru, I took these photos of the Capybara, the world’s largest rodent. I’ve always had a soft spot for these guys; they are a favorite food of the Anaconda. TATTOO—Journeys on My Mind by Tina Marie

Posted in Wildlife

Festival Dance

Good timing in Puno, Peru! By chance, I happened upon a lively and colorful church festival. It was mid morning and I was walking around the town center once more, before moving on to a new destination.   From the

Posted in World Glimpses

Vietnamese Boats

Vietnam is sprawled out like an elongated letter S along the ocean.  The land is mostly multi-hued green. The people are gracious even if your Vietnamese is less than proficient. It is a travel destination bound to leave most with

Posted in World Glimpses

Homemade Islands

In the Andes, stretching out between the land of Bolivia and Peru is Lake Titicaca, South America’s largest lake.  On Lake Titicaca, the Uros people make their islands by layering Totoro Reeds.  They weave the reads together and pile them

Posted in World Glimpses