G’day, mates, from Sydney! After months of planning, Don and I headed off to Australia and New Zealand October 8. The first leg of our journey–an hour flight from San Diego to Los Angeles–should have been the easiest and was anything but. (Warning: first world problems ahead!) Instead of getting to LA at 6:15 forRead more
Only 20 miles away yet worlds apart from San Miguel de Allende, the Cañada de la Virgen archeological site is a marvel of pre-Hispanic culture. It demonstrates the architectural, technical, and astronomical excellence of the Toltecs who built and occupied the area between 540 and 1050 A.D.
San Miguel de Allende (SMA) has been on our must-see list for a while, and we finally made it to this picturesque city in central Mexico.
Greetings, dear friends, I know it has been a while since my last post. I was sidetracked by a very successful hip replacement and then the September 7 birth of my grandson Zachary Joseph Freiwald! Don and I are now in Israel. This won’t be a typical sightseeing tour, as we are going on aRead more
Ah Petra! Nicknamed the Rose City and one of the wonders of the world, Petra is a vast city carved into rock by the Nabateans, an ancient Arab civilization. Don and I had been to Petra in 2008 on a day trip, crossing from Eilat, Israel into Jordan. We’d had a less than wonderful visit:Read more