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Three Days In El Salvador

By |2015-11-18T08:32:46-05:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Central America, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three days in El Salvador.  El Salvador does not have a positive reputation for tourism. If you asked me my impressions of this Central American country, I might mention right wing death squads or rival drug gangs. But negative stereotypes often surprise you on the upside. El Salvador charmed me with its captivating nature and inviting [...]

Great Photos From Kiev

By |2015-09-03T14:20:52-05:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Europe, Photos|

Great photos from Kiev.  Founded in 482 AD, Kiev, the capital of Ukraine straddles the Dnieper River. This cosmopolitan city numbers 3 million souls. The country was previously part of the Soviet Union until its independence in 1991. Ukraine has been the site of several revolutions in the recent past including the Orange and EuroMaidan Revolution. [...]

Excellent Photos of Ljubljana

By |2015-08-08T13:41:43-05:00August 8th, 2015|Categories: Europe, Photos|

Enjoy these excellent photos from Ljubljana. Ljubljana is an exceedingly pleasant city that sits on the banks of the Ljubljanica river.  This 300,000 person capital of Slovenia was once part of Yugoslavia.  The city is highly walkable and well-preserved but lacking any must-see landmarks. This is the view of Ljubljana from the castle that overlooks the [...]