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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.

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Day of the Dead

Mexico On Oct 31-Nov 2 is the place! A time to build a shrine to your deceased loved ones and set a place at the table for them. Personally, I just put pumpkins at the graves of my loved ones.

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Autumn Leaves

Coming from New England, the autumn has always been my favorite season. I love the sound of crunching leaves under my feet and the memory of flopping into high piles of dried leaves. I love to crunch crisp apples. My

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Forest Walk

Memories of Peru come to mind as I am sitting in a hot and humid apartment, waiting for the air conditioner to find itself.   I went for a weekend tour in a forest. We had rooms that were open

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Lycian Footprint

I quite enjoyed George Roux’ book, Ancient Iraq, about the history of that geographic area from roughly 3000 BC to 500 BC.  Since reading that book, ancient art sections of art museums have been much more exciting.  Art and sculpture from

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