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Aerial Photography – A Scenic Flight over Cerdanya and the Pyrenees

This past week, while in Cerdanya (a region of the eastern Pyrenees which is divided between France and Spain), I had the opportunity to head up in a small plane for a spectacular scenic look at the beautiful landscape of the Cadi mountain range and the Pyrenees. My flight from La Cerdanya Aerodrome took me […]

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Up, Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon Over the Pyrenees

After awaking at the crack of dawn, I walked outside my hotel on a crisp, clear morning and saw the stars shining as bright as I have ever seen them shine. I could not get the song ‘Up, Up and Away’ by The 5th Dimension out of my head. As a kid, I remember hearing […]

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Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport

The recently opened Riverside Museum in Glasgow is the UK’s newest and most exciting visitor attraction. Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the world-class Riverside Museum is a marvel of design and engineering. Moored outside is the 19th-century sailing ship Glenlee, creating an iconic destination that explores Scotland’s histories and embraces its future. […]

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Art as it Exists in Time at the British Art Show 7 in Glasgow

Held once every five years, the British Art Show is recognized by many as the most influential and ambitious exhibition of contemporary British art. British Art Show 7 (BAS7) has just arrived in Glasgow and features the work of 39 of the most exciting artists in the UK today. Subtitled “In the Days of the […]

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A Walk Through the Girona Flower Festival

My recent visit to Girona happened to coincide with Girona’s Festival of Flowers, or the Temps de Flor. A tradition for over 50 years, the festival draws large numbers of visitors to Girona’s old city every May. During the festival, visitors to Girona will see (and smell) the flower theme throughout the city’s streets, courtyards […]

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Discovering Dali on the Costa Brava – Spain

On a trip that ranked very high on the “wow factor” scale, the highlights for me were related to Salvador Dali and his beloved wife Gala. Images of Dali’s colorful expressions and waxed mustache have always caught my attention. In fact, ever since I visited the Dali Museum in St Petersburg, Florida years ago, I’ve […]

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3 Romantic Places to Visit on the Costa Brava – Spain

The relatively unknown Costa Brava in Catalonia is located on Spain’s rugged northeast coast. The beautiful sand beaches, quaint coves and jagged cliffs at the edge of the sea harmonize with the natural inland beauty to create an absolutely stunning landscape. Roughly a 2 hour drive from Barcelona, Costa Brava is the perfect getaway for […]

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