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Lisbon-Sintra: Timeless Exuberance in Detail
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Lisbon, shaken and bandaged by the 1755 earthquake, emerges with a new face, more beautiful with age. As Portugal’s capital, we found this old-world city standing tall from the toll. The Carmo Convent is the perfect testament to this with … Read More

Maui Cliff-hangers Await the Wanderlust
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‘Aloha’ they say. Whether one is searching for an oasis of calm or an adrenaline rush, Hawaii’s Maui offers a plethora of both. From the drive through majestic, luscious valleys of little-known Kahekili Highway – a one-lane strip at the northwest … Read More

Vancouver’s Green and Growth
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Vancouver’s hidden gems include its cluster of green parks, variety of architectural designs and beaches adjoining the city. Bike trails can lead right into the suburbs with houses that sit on steep slopes, similar to San Francisco. The trails bring fresh, new views at every turn and corner. Bicycling … Read More

Toronto’s Transformation Today – Ontario’s Spring
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Rediscovered a new disheveled Toronto in the wintry Spring, while sprinting from Downtown to Uptown and back. Modernism intersects old-world charm evident in the following visited sites: University Avenue, Distillery District, Queen Street, Dundas Square, Spadina Avenue, The Bata Shoe … Read More

Arizona – Upper Antelope Canyon – Light Geometry
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Visiting Antelope Canyon on Navajo Nation boundary at the American Southwest. This slot canyon is a geometrical splendor, preserving the footprints of wind and water.

Arizona – Grand Canyon – a second look
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Summer hike at the South Rim. Overlook views of Grand Canyon include Hermits Rest, Pima Point, Monument Creek Vista, The Abyss, Mohave Point, Hopi Point, Powell Point, Maricopa Point, Bright Angel trail, Yavapai Point, Mather Point, Yaki Point, South Kaibab and … Read More