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Cat Walk

What exactly is a cat walk?  According to Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, it is “a narrow walkway (as along a bridge)”. When I was in high school, we would walk home sometimes, and to shorten the 3 mile walk, we’d … Continue reading

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Wachau Valley

The Wachau Valley Gorge, in northeastern Austria, is one of the most scenic stretches of the Danube River.  Beautiful and filled with so much history, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This magnificent castle-residence was one of the first … Continue reading

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Prague Castle

The Prague Castle, sitting atop a hill overlooking the Vtava River, is the largest ancient castle in the world.  Construction began in the 9th century.  Modified several times over the centuries, the current version was “completed” in the 13th century. … Continue reading

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Bad Day for War

What a crappy day!  It rained all day today, a steady rain, making me scrap everything I planned to do outside.  Nothing to do now, but sit by the fire place with a good book. Wow, like I really have … Continue reading

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Powerscourt Estate

In a previous post I talked about pet cemeteries, namely the one I found at Powerscourt Estate near Dublin, Ireland.   This is a panoramic view of the Powerscourt Estate, compliments of Wikipedia.  (In case you’re wondering, the pet cemetery … Continue reading

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef is a little known National Park in southern Utah on Utah’s scenic highway 12, just a pleasant drive northeast of Bryce Canyon.  The paved  scenic drive is only 8 miles long taking you through endless rock formations of … Continue reading

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Prague (Praha)

Prague is a beautiful city, especially the Old Town, rich in history and culture.  Sometimes referred to as the “Paris of eastern Europe”, meals, lodging and entertainment certainly reflect metropolitan areas of western Europe. This photo, taken at sunrise, does … Continue reading

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