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One of Poland’s oldest cities, Kraków has character. It is Poland’s second largest city and served as the Polish capital from 1038 to 1539. Like most European cities, it is situated by a water source; Kraków sits by the Vistula River.

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Kejimkujk National Park

Nova Scotia.  An overnight canoe trip is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the backcountry vibe of Kejimkujk National Park and Historical Site. It was first designated as a National Park in 1969 and is considered the second largest biosphere

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Budapest Blast

I was asked about favorite cities before. In places where you would want to learn a bit of the local language in advance, my favorites would  be Paris and Rome. Let me add BUDAPEST in Hungary. There is so much

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Jacques Brel is

Back in 1975, my mother and I were entranced. We didn’t quite comprehend everything, but we were mesmerized by the TV. We were watching “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.” Later we would travel far and

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Rethinking Protein

UPDATE.   “The little gummies are packed with protein, but not from soy or gelatine. They are instead made from an edible, jumping insect – locusts, which are a type of grasshopper.” —BBC NEWS Story, Sept. 23, 2021 ♠ ♣

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