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This Day in History | August 29, 2005

Hurricane Katrina hits the city of New Orleans – making my name one to never be forgotten. “Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Erice

Erice is located on top of Mount Erice, Sicily – approximately 750m above sea level on the islands north western coast. The main church is the first sight visitors see upon walking through Erice’s gates. A climb up to the … Continue reading

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Photo | 3.12.11 | Colosseum

Rome, Italy The impressive architecture of Rome’s historic Colosseum will always attract mass amounts of tourists.  Thankfully, it’s massive scale deters your eyes from those same tourists, inevitable in every photo.

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Travel Photo of the Day | 3.9.11 | Sun on Hagia Sophia

Istanbul, Turkey Originally built as a Church, later used as a Mosque, and today a museum.  The Hagia Sophia stood as an important site through both Byzantine and Ottoman rule, and the monumental architecture shows signs of each of it’s … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 3.6.11 | Sun Over Temple

Agrigento, Sicily The strength of the sun, seen here rising over the first temple of Agrigento, compliments the strength of the architecture of this ancient Greek city of Akragas, one of the leading cities during the golden age of Ancient … 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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Three Great Reasons

Three great reasons I wish I could have been traveling in the 70’s… Afghanistan…Iraq…Iran. Enough said.

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