Paro – Pilgrimage

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Kepler Redux

It’s Saturday morning, April, autumn quietly deepening in the southern latitude. In New Zealand’s high alpine, the wind is swaying the tussock into rolling waves

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Destinations
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Sweet as

In his book NZ Frenzy, Scott Cook starts off his discussion of Paturau (Pah-too-rau) Beach with these words: “Oh my god, no way, oh wow,

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Destinations
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Pease Help Me!

Driving in Sicily was just like Spice and me sailing with our friends Don and Marg years ago, ninety percent boredom and ten percent panic;

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Asia
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Ryokan Mommy

Pumpkins. Mushrooms. Persimmons. Mmmm… Late autumn ripens my memories of Japan. To the night Lynn, Ward, Magellan and I, dressed in kimonos, ate kaiseki at

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Art & Architecture
Spice

Chaco: Lining Up for the Solstice

“Everything starts with Chaco,” writes archeologist Steve Lekson. Chaco: built in the northwestern corner of New Mexico between 850-1150 AD—the most advanced civilization in North

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