No Guarantee One Will Like Travel

Posted by Pat on January 12, 2019 in Travel |

January 12, 2562 BE There is no guarantee that someone will like travel. When I moved to California 50 years ago, I had never been west of Des Moines. I had no idea what to expect other than it was my decision and my new job. So, if it was a bad decision, I could […]

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Over Newfoundland

Posted by Pat on September 7, 2018 in Travel |

4 September 2018 I love travel.  But I often ask myself, as I sit on a plane, in a waiting area, in transit: Do I escape what I have or enjoy what is new? Why do I insist on doing this? I have no real answers. 



Scarecrow Festival in Cambria

Posted by Pat on October 16, 2012 in Travel |

It’s a wonderful time of the year in Cambria. Even though our temperatures are record highs this month, it is still ideal weather for coastal inhabitants. The foggy weather of summer has abated and given way to blue skies, cool nights, and best of all, our annual Scarecrow Festival. During this month-long festival, local businesses […]

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Subscribing to my travel blogs

Posted by Pat on November 7, 2010 in Blogs, Travel |

So what does it mean when you see ‘Subscribe’ on my web site? No, it is not something for which you pay. To‘Subscribe’ to my blogs is free and meant to save time!



Exploring the African Continent

Posted by Pat on September 25, 2010 in Travel |

It is back to Africa for me. I fell in love with South Africa and its people during my travels in 2006. Fascinated by Africa’s history, intrigued by its politics, and yet horrified by its disease, poverty, and politics, I am eager to return to the continent. This time my friends and I travel North […]

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Trains, Cell Phones, and Wifi

Posted by Pat on July 17, 2010 in Travel |

MY TRAVELS WITH ITOUCH Anyone planning a TransSiberian rail trip should consider going in winter. This past March 2010, my friend and I embarked on the TransSib from Moscow to Vladivostok. What follows are some helpful tips I wish I had found before I left.

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