Utah: Daughters to Zion

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Utah: Daughters to Zion

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Michael Thal from America. Thanks for your entry Michael! My daughters rested after our eight-hour trip.  I stood in awe at the grandeur before me.  Nature had taken the flat Utah desert as her canvas.  With sand, water, and an abundance … Continued

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A Place I Love: Los Angeles

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by  Sofie Couwenbergh from Belgium. Thanks for your entry Sofie! My parents, brother and I spent a day in Los Angeles on a two-week trip along the west coast, but that’s not the reason I wanted to go back there because honestly, … Continued

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Thailand: Finding Friendship and Tea Above the Clouds

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest  I sat waiting in the back of the truck; the heat subsiding slightly as a storm hovered above, the beat of raindrops on metal creating watery melodies. In twenty minutes the clouds had passed, but the air still hung heavy with humidity. I … Continued

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Vietnam: Finding Hanoi

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh  from Nevada now living in New Zealand. Thanks for your entry MaiLynn! Hanoiis a city to be felt, not explained. It is a city of paradoxes. It is visceral, it is complex, it is elegant, it is ugly. Modern. … Continued

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Vienna: The Toilet Of Modern Art

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Michael Seese from America. Thanks for your entry Michael! Anyone can find the Eiffel Tower, the Parthenon, or the Trevi Fountain. Tourists flock to these attractions, though with good reason, of course. But it is stumbling upon the uncommon, the unexpected, the … Continued

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Cappadocia Turkey: Basket Case

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Larry Mathews from America. Thanks for your entry Larry! When I first saw the words, “Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise”, I crossed them off of our proposed itinerary.  Having taken several customized private tours over the years, I’ve learned to … Continued

Travel and Diet: Are You Ready for Battle Soldier?

Travel and Diet: Can it be done? I lost sixty pounds during my sabbatical in Asia in 2008-9! YES YOU CAN TOO! I reviewed Laura J Wellington’s book for the Huffington Post. Please enjoy my review below: Book Review: The Four Star Diet: Based Upon the Wisdom of General Colin Powell & Other Ridiculously Brilliant … Continued

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Alaska: The Whale and the Trampoline

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Rachel Zimmerman Brachman from Canada and now the United States. Thanks for your entry Rachel! Something puzzled me as I drove my rented all-terrain vehicle through Barrow, Alaska.   Why did so many homes have trampolines in their yards?  In a … Continued

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Mongolia: The Valley of the Yaks

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! As usual, I had no idea where we were going on that particular day in July 2010, but that’s half the fun of traveling in the Mongolian countryside. We ended up that … Continued

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Japan: Leaping into the Land of the Rising Sun

 This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Shannon Guerreso from America. Thanks for your entry Shannon!     The toilet bowl was in the ground. I glared at the one-way plane ticket in my hand as if it owed me an explanation. Not thirty seconds on land and … Continued

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