Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

Maui, the “Valley Isle”

Maui, the “Valley Isle”

Gem and Lita

The colour of autumn even long before the snow falls triggers our senses for travel to warmer places just as wild geese of the north begin flying south for winter refuge. A sun getaway

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Waimea  Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

Waimea Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

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Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” by author Mark Twain, the Waimea Canyon is a large canyon stretching 14 miles long, 2 miles wide and more than 3,000 feet deep located on the

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KAUA’I,  “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

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With its laid back lifestyle westside sightseeing of the Garden Island feels like a world away. Step back in time to the charm of Kaua1’s westside that still maintains the true feel of old

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KAUA’I, The Garden Isle (pt. 2)

KAUA’I, The Garden Isle (pt. 2)

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A quintessential tropical paradise, Kaua’i, known as “The Garden Isle” of the Hawaiian Islands, boasts diverse and natural wonders that are easily accessible. And time stands still at the old historical towns of Lihue,

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KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle”

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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”

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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

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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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