Monthly Archives: February 2011

Torre Normanna Ristorante – Maiori, Italy

Built between 1250 and 1300 to protect the residents of the area from raiders of the sea, Torre Normanna remains the largest and oldest Norman tower on the Amalfi Coast.  Today the tower houses a restaurant and pizzeria, with cocktail … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.28.11

Top of the Rock, Gibraltar From the top of the Rock of Gibraltar, large carrier ships in the straight below appear the size of ants, the city like their colony.  The view in every direction atop this massive rock is … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.27.11

Amalfi Coast, Italy This old Norman tower along the Amalfi Coast has been converted into a restaurant and pizzeria, Torre Normanni Ristorante, which I highly recommend.

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Praha, A City For All

Traveling with a group of friends can sometimes be challenging.  What one person loves, another hates.  When one person wants to be here, the other there.  Different personalities bring different energies to the mix, and different interests will lead each … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.26.11

Agrigento, Sicily The temples of the ancient Greek city of Akragas stand as a reminder that this was one of the leading cities during the golden age of Ancient Greece.  The large and extremely sunny site showcases a beautiful procession … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.25.11

Ephesus, Turkey View from the top of the large amphitheater at the famous archeological site.  With Damany speaking in a normal tone at the bottom, I could hear him perfectly.  Beyond the stage of the theater, can be seen the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.24.11

Selinunte, Sicily The modern town of Selinunte and the ancient Grecian ruins (Selinus) seem to hug each other on this coast.  From the ruins above the view of the seemingly layered town on the beach is almost as stunning as … Continue reading

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Prague’s Underground – Doorstep To The Past

Prague, or Praha, as they call it in the homeland, is possibly one of the most romantic cities I have passed through.  I tend to like the historical centers of major cities, where the past and the present collide.  Where … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.23.11

Partanna, Sicily Inside of the never ending spaces downward from the main floor of the castle, lie room after room of barrels for making wine.  Many of them large enough to fit entire families of people in.  The stairwells and … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 2.22.11

Antigua, Guatemala A vendor in traditional garb at the market in Antigua.

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