Category Archives: History

Sintra’s Castle of the Moors

February 27th, 2021 After yesterday’s tour through Pena Palace, today we’re continuing the journey at neighboring Castelo dos Mouros, or Castle of the Moors. The contrast between these neighboring mountaintop forts could not be greater — one colorful and ostentatious to the south; the other rugged and bare to the north. They do share one thing in common — a

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The Grand Palace of Thailand

January 23rd, 2021 Today we’re in Bangkok exploring the Grand Palace of Thailand. Today’s post is slightly updated (bigger better photos) from the original, posted way back in 2013. Bangkok is a city of many vibrant dimensions but at its foundation is the history and artistry shown at this elaborate complex on the Chao Phraya River. Tomorrow we’ll visit the

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Repost of the Day: Gathering of Nations 2016

Repost of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos from my archives, shared with you while staying close to home. July 22nd, 2020 Today, I’m sharing my post from 2016 about North America’s largest powwow. The Gathering of Nations takes place annually in Albuquerque, New

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