Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

LOURDES – “Source of Life”

LOURDES – “Source of Life”

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For a five-hour journey to Lourdes from the Gave of Austerlitz in Paris we boarded the “TGV” (Train a Grande Vitesse – French word for “high-speed train” which normally travels between 270 km/hr and

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Auckland, the “City of Sails”

Auckland, the “City of Sails”

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No other city in the world with a waterside location has more boats per capita aside from the hundreds of yachts often dotting the harbour than New Zealand’s city, AUCKLAND, earning this place the

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Experience Jordan

Experience Jordan

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– a highlight of the Middle East On beautiful autumn days of October we visited the holy places and local must-sees of the Hashemite Kingdom of JORDAN. The tour was a perfect combination of

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The Best of Sydney

The Best of Sydney


Whether you’re a history or culture buff or a plain pleasure-seeker, Sydney, Australia has everything to offer quite enough to keep you occupied and at the end of your journey you won’t want to

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MELBOURNE – the “World’s Best Sport City”

MELBOURNE – the “World’s Best Sport City”

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Welcome to Melbourne – the bustling capital of Victoria, the smallest continental state of Australia. With a cosmopolitan population of 4 million including the myriad ethnic communities (it has the largest “Greek” community on

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ESCAPE COMPLETELY: Cruising Australia and New Zealand

ESCAPE COMPLETELY: Cruising Australia and New Zealand

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December cruising Down Under in the southern hemisphere below many of the other countries on the globe is a complete escape from the chill of Winnipeg winter and a learning experience to discover and

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The Wonders of Syria

The Wonders of Syria

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We visited the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world as pilgrims and tourists – the oldest because Damascus, the capital of Syria and its largest city with about 4.5 million people was established

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Venice, the “floating city”

Venice, the “floating city”

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Venice, a beautiful Italian city “floating” on the sea, is one of the most interesting and lovely places on the planet. For quite a long time its romantic charms remain and has reigned as

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VENICE – the “city of canals”

VENICE – the “city of canals”

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The “floating city” of Venice has been known also as the “city of canals” or the “city of water” making it one of the most unique and interesting places in the world. Connected to

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