Travel Bloggers’ Favorite Hotels in Bolivia
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Where to stay when exploring Bolivia?   Bolivia has been on our bucket list ever since we learned about Tiwanaku, one of the most important pre-Colombian sites in South America. This year, we’ll finally get to explore this country full … Read More

Travel Bloggers’ Favorite Hotels in Peru
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When planning a trip, we always make time to choose the perfect hotels before booking.   But how do you know if a hotel is good enough or not? Of course, we always browse through Tripadvisor and other hotel websites … Read More

Exploring the American Museum of Natural History in New York City
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  Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City sports a typical late 19th century Neo-Gothic architecture. At the main entrance on Central Park West, we look up at the equestrian statue of Theodore Roosevelt. … Read More

A Startling Encounter at the Valley of Fire, Nevada
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  It was shortly after 5 am. A pale rim of gold emerged above the mountain ridge. Beyond, the valley stretched out. I was standing at the window on the 18th floor of the “black pyramid” in Las Vegas. We … Read More

Hiking through the jungle in Ecuador
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  When we arrived at the Podocarpus National Park in the southeast of Ecuador, the rainy season had just begun. The air was hot and moist. We had been trekking for hours in pitch darkness. And there I was, knee-deep … Read More

Bonaventure Cemetery: Our First Stop in Savannah
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As I cross Talmadge Memorial Bridge over Savannah River, Kerstin is entering our next destination in the navigation system: Bonaventure Cemetery. Traveling 4000 miles to visit a cemetery? Why not. Apparently it is a quite famous cemetery… an “older” one … Read More

Remembering the Past at the 9/11 Memorial Pools in New York City
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Moments that shape the world shape you too. 9/11 has shaped generations. And we all have our own story to tell…   On September 11, 2001, I was in Paris with Kerstin. It was her first time in the French … Read More

Chris Duke: A Blues Musician and Window Glass Painter in San Francisco
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If there was ever such thing as an artist’s bible, it should be Van Gogh’s Letters written to his brother Theo. – Chris Duke Life is full of surprises, and you just never know what happens. Not so long ago, we … Read More

The Whispers of Chan Chan
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Chan Chan absorbed part of my soul and has haunted me for years. It’s a city that will live on forever, because once seen, you can never forget it. When I was 16, I won a scholarship financed by the … Read More