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About Corfu, Greece

About Corfu, Greece

Usually I write about a place once we’ve arrived. However, Corfu is unique for us. Back in the summer of 2013 we were having lots of yard sales and paring down our belongings in preparation for selling the house and traveling. (You can read about that here in the Summer Of Getting Lighter). As people […]

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The Ghost Town of Famagusta

The Ghost Town of Famagusta

If you’re geographically challenged, as I sometimes am, you may be wondering: where is Cyprus? The blue dot on the map below shows my current location in the eastern Mediterranean. We are currently staying on the east coast of Cyprus in a resort area called Pernera. Notice the two dotted lines that cut the country […]

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The Sea in Cyprus

The Sea in Cyprus

I’m really enjoying being near the Mediterranean during our stay in Cyprus. Here’s the beach just south of us in Protaras. A nice, long sandy stretch of beach. When we first arrived in early January it was very cold and stormy. (Note: You can click on any picture to see a larger version.) It took […]

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It’s a Sign!

It’s a Sign!

In just over nine months of travel, we have seen some interesting things. Sometimes signs or products catch us off guard or tickle our funny bone or completely confuse us. Here are a few things that we’ve found amusing and interesting along the way. (You can click on any picture to see a larger version.) […]

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Off Season Travel

Off Season Travel

Traveling off season is a strategy for me. It makes travel more enjoyable, and in the off season the temperatures are usually more comfortable. There are fewer crowds off season, and traveling is easier. Finding accommodations is also easier. In the past, we have enjoyed Disneyland in January, the Oregon coast in late September, and […]

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2014 In Review

2014 In Review

It’s that time of year, to look back and reflect on the year gone by. 2014 has been an amazing year, and I’ll give you fair warning that this will be a long post. How can I sum up a great year in just a few words? I can’t! So, here goes, the month by […]

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

We went to Ronda the other day. Ronda is a town that is about 1-1/2 hours from Torremolinos, headed north up in the mountains. I had seen pictures, and knew about the bridges of Ronda. As we drove, we slowly climbed up into the mountains, and when I realized that Ronda was only a few more […]

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