Tag Archives: US Airways

Frightened by Fur on Easter Island – Day 4

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* It’s 6 am and Edith is rattling our door. Scared out of a dead sleep, we are a bit alarmed and confused until we figure out that … Continue reading

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The Journey to Easter Island Begins

After waiting a lifetime to travel to Easter Island, the day has finally arrived and I am bouncing off the walls with excitement. But first we have to get there. The journey begins with a US Airways flight from Charlotte … Continue reading

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Spanish, Por Favor, in Mexico

For years, Mike and I have been indiscriminately mangling languages all over the world.  We are especially adept at making up Spanish words, referring to them as ‘distortiones de español’.  Sometimes the words we “make up” turn out to be … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 5 – A Day in Uruguay)

I refuse to leave South America without adding one more country to my collection.  Uruguay beckons.  We have only two days left and plan to pack in as much as we can in spite of my stumbling encounter with a … 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 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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Scanada-navia

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. My iPhone has become an incredibly useful tool. I use the map app as GPS for road trips. I can search the Urbanspoon or Trip Advisor apps for restaurants close to … Continue reading

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Book ‘Em

Reasonably priced world travel is easy if you know how to do a little research, have a bit of patience and are flexible.

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Tweet and Fly Like a Bird

Cheap, cheap cheap!  My newly acquired, experimental Twitter account has paid off like a Vegas slot machine.  Cha-ching!  We’re flying to Europe for almost chicken scratch.

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