Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

Gem and Lita

If you’re into nature and like things green and love to hike, aloha and welcome to Kaua’i, known as “The Garden Isle” of the Hawaiian Islands due to its verdant landscapes, tropical rainforests, mountain

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CRAC des CHEVALIERS, “Castle of the Knights”

CRAC des CHEVALIERS, “Castle of the Knights”

Gem and Lita

A pilgrimage to the Middle Eastern countries of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, and Israel, years before the on-going Syrian civil war which began in March, 2011, historically takes us to one of the world’s

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The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth

The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth

Gem and Lita

Talking about the Dead Sea, Indian yogi and mystic writes: “To soak in this mineral soup is like being in the motherly sap, the salty sap of the earth, life nourishing but named Death”.

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Jerusalem, “The City of Peace” (Part III)

Jerusalem, “The City of Peace” (Part III)

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Outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem is the so-called the “New City” of Jerusalem. With more than 800,000 people it is home to historically important religious sites, vistas and tourist attractions

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Jerusalem, “The City of Peace” (Part II)

Jerusalem, “The City of Peace” (Part II)

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The Old City is home to most of Jerusalem’s great religious landmarks – The Western Wall (all that remains of the holy temple of biblical times) for the Jews, The Church of the Holy

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Jerusalem, “The City of Peace”

Jerusalem, “The City of Peace”

Gem and Lita

On the 6th December 2017 President Donald Trump breaking with the traditional neutrality announced that the United States considers Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel although both the Israelis and Palestinians claim Jerusalem

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Puerto Princesa Underground River (Part II)

Puerto Princesa Underground River (Part II)

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From the wide entrance hall called “Daylight Hole”, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River winds around limestone caverns gliding past countless and beautiful speleothems of stalactites (hanging from the cave ceilings) and stalagmites (inverted stalactites

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Puerto Princesa Underground River (Part I)

Puerto Princesa Underground River (Part I)

Gem and Lita

Considered as the world’s longest navigable subterranean river until 2007 discovery of an underground river in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that wanders for 153 kms. (95 mi.) through a maze of underground limestone caverns, the

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The Little Church on the Prairie

The Little Church on the Prairie

Gem and Lita

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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