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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 3 – Trip to the Tip)

That pretty picture you see up at the top of my blog was taken during our descent into the southernmost city in the world located at the bottom tip of South America.  As my souvenir coffee mug proclaims, “Ushuaia Fin … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 2 – Buenos Aires Stopover)

Prior to touch down in Argentina, we are kept busy filling out a long questionnaire that asks where we have been, what flights have we taken, what were our seat numbers? Do we have any health concerns? Cough? Fever? Where … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 1 – Chile)

I think I understand why so many of us in the United States ignore our neighbors in South America.  The continent is not marketed as well as Europe and the perception exists that Europe has more or better antiquities. Simple … Continue reading

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The Desert Shoot

The vision calls for rolling dunes as far as the eye can see. We need a lot of sand. We need a desert.  Or, at least, what passes for one. Initial discussions of shooting five web videos for the client, … Continue reading

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The Last Leg

A week of overseas discoveries comes to an end as we head into the domestic half of the “S-canada-navia Tour.”  More on where that name comes from and the moron who inspired it later. We touch down in Philadelphia around 3:30 on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Oslo in a Day

When I think of Norway, I think of fjords or the quaint town of Bergen so I don’t know what to expect in Oslo. From my research there are a surprising number of interesting possibilities. We’re looking forward to packing … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Copenhagen Part 2

The second day in Copenhagen started out great. By the evening, there would be lessons learned, chips would nearly be our downfall, and we would get nasty and gross.

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A Weekend in Copenhagen Part 1

After celebrating Mike’s birthday in Helsinki, it’s time to set our sights on our weekend in Denmark.  With a less than two-hour flight on Blue 1, that includes doubling back over a time zone, we arrive in Copenhagen. Seven-thirty on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! I got you Helsinki!

In other posts I’ve mentioned that I have given Mike states for his birthday.  I still haven’t come through on his most important one, his 50th state of Hawaii.  Much to my chagrin, this is something that he reminds me … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Stockholm Part 2

We were ready to explore. Once again, we crossed the bridge from Norrmalm to Gamla Stan. This time 15 pounds lighter. Our backpacks were safely stored in a luggage locker at the central station. It was early, around 10:00am and … Continue reading

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