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Oasis of the Seas

Oasis of the Seas

Gem and Lita October 20, 2011 0

a “floating nation” As cruisers of the “Oasis of the Seas” sailing through the blue waters of the Caribbean on warm days of April we became new citizens of a floating nation at sea.

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Tasmania – “A World Apart, Not a World Away”

Tasmania – “A World Apart, Not a World Away”

Gem and Lita September 20, 2011 0

Where would you experience breathing the purest air in the world? Or living for a day in the unspoiled environment of a vast parkland? Nowhere else but in Tasmania, known as the “island of

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Bahrain, the “Kingdom of the Two Seas”

Bahrain, the “Kingdom of the Two Seas”

Gem and Lita August 6, 2011 0

International attention was focused on BAHRAIN on the 17th of February 2011 due to political uprising for freedom and equality that led to the arrest of 800 people with at least 4 dead and

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LOURDES – “Source of Life”

LOURDES – “Source of Life”

Gem and Lita July 5, 2011 0

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”

Gem and Lita June 6, 2011 0

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

Gem and Lita May 5, 2011 0

– 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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MELBOURNE – the “World’s Best Sport City”

MELBOURNE – the “World’s Best Sport City”

Gem and Lita March 6, 2011 0

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

Gem and Lita February 6, 2011 0

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

Gem and Lita January 5, 2011 Comments Off on The Wonders of Syria

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”

Gem and Lita December 20, 2010 0

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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