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The Little Church on the Prairie

The Little Church on the Prairie

Gem and Lita October 9, 2017 0

For so many years we have been passing by a little white-steepled church with a few headstones in the grassy divide between the north and south bound lanes of Highway 75, Province of Manitoba.

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Vatican City (part 4)

Vatican City (part 4)

Gem and Lita September 12, 2017 0

Visiting the Sistine Chapel is an essential must-do experience in Rome. Be a part of the over five million people coming to visit the Sistine Chapel every year. Located at the southern end of

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Vatican City 3

Vatican City 3

Gem and Lita August 8, 2017 0

Within the Vatican City are religious and cultural sites such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. A quintessential part of the Vatican City experience is a stroll across the

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Vatican City (part 2)

Vatican City (part 2)

Gem and Lita July 13, 2017 0

How is a new Pope chosen? A new Bishop of Rome, also known as the Pope or the Supreme Pontiff and considered by the Roman Catholic Church as the apostolic successor of St. Peter,

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Vatican City  (Part 1)

Vatican City (Part 1)

Gem and Lita June 14, 2017 0

Whether you are religious or not a visit to Vatican City can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. No trip to Rome, Italy, would be complete without a visit to Vatican City. acknowledged as a UNESCO

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The Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens

Gem and Lita May 11, 2017 0

“Acropolis” means “high city” in Greek. It comes from the Greek words “akron” (highest point) and “polis” (city). In fact, any structure or citadel built on a high hill anywhere on earth is called

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Baalbek, “City of the Sun”, Lebanon

Baalbek, “City of the Sun”, Lebanon

Gem and Lita April 11, 2017 0

Despite its diminutive size (only 10,452 sq. km.), the Republic of Lebanon is a country within the Middle Eastern region with a long and rich history dating back more than 7,000 years. The country’s

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Blue Mountains, Australia

Blue Mountains, Australia

Gem and Lita March 8, 2017 0

Where are they: a part of the dividing mountain range west of Sydney What is there to see: Wentworth Falls, Three Sisters, Scenic World How to get there: travel by road (train or car)

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Gem and Lita February 7, 2017 0

With its dramatic topography and landscape made world-famous by the epic high fantasy movies “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy (December 2001, 2003 & 2004) and “The Hobbit”, the island country of New Zealand,

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The Bay OF Islands, New Zealand

The Bay OF Islands, New Zealand

Gem and Lita January 10, 2017 0

At the very edge of the world in New Zealand’s North Island is the world famous maritime park of 144 islands known for its stunning beauty, spectacular scenery and colourful history, The Bay of

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