Sunday, January 18, 2015

January

Yosemite in Winter

January by John Updike

The days are short
The sun a spark
Hung thin between
The dark and dark

Fat snowy footsteps
Track the floor
Milk bottles burst
Outside the door

The river is
A frozen place
Held still beneath
The trees of lace

The sky is low
The wind is gray
The radiator
Purrs all day.

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Image by TravelswithCharie


Saturday, January 10, 2015

We Mourn the Loss of Lives


We mourn the loss of lives in the recent terror attack at Charlie Hebdo and the taking of hostages at a kosher supermarket, both incidents in Paris.  We pray for the victims and their families and for peace and tolerance in our increasingly fragile world.  

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Image by TravelswithCharie

Top Travel Destinations in 2015

Milan Cathedral, Milan 

New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2015
Milan, Cuba, Philadelphia, Yellowstone National Park, Elqui Valley in Chile, Singapore, Bolivia, Faroe Islands, Macedonia
For more of the 52 Places to Go in 2015 check this link: 

Lonely Planet Top 10 Countries

El Nido, Philippines

Singapore, Namibia, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Republic of Congo, Serbia, Ireland, Philippines, St. Lucia, Morocco

For more on these countries and other top travel lists from Lonely Planet click here:

National Geographic Best Trips 2015

Mont St. Michel, France

Corsica
Medellin, Colombia
Koyasan, Japan
Maramures, Romania
Haida Gwaii off the coast of British Columbia 
Oklahoma City
Tunis, Tunisia
Choquequirao, Peru
Sark, Channel Islands
Hyderabad, India
Port San Antonio
Taiwan
Zermatt, Switzerland
Presidio, San Francisco
Merqui Archipelago, Myanmar
Sea Islands, South Carolina
Mont Saint Michel, France
National Mall, Washington DC
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Esters del Iberá, Argentina

For detailed information about these destinations go to this link: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trips-2015/

There are many top travel destinations lists for 2015 available on the net but one worth reviewing is the Afar Magazine list. Read it here: http://www.afar.com/wheretogo2015

Where will you go in 2015?  Happy travels.

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Images by TravelswithCharie


Thursday, January 01, 2015

Happy 2015!


Wishing all of you a happy and safe crossover to 2015!

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Image by TravelswithCharie