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CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

Sunrise at Tongariki Santiago is quite literally the jumping off point to get to the most remote inhabited island in the world, Rapa Nui. The island’s first recorded European visitor, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, give it the name Easter Island when he landed there Easter Sunday 1722. I prefer, and so does almost everyone who … Continue reading

CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

Chile, the longest country in the world, is incredibly diverse topographically and culturally. There is so much to enjoy. The primary reason for my visit was a Global Village build with Habitat for Humanity in Santiago, but I was fortunate to be able to also visit the Atacama and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) while I … Continue reading

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

Highest per capita income of any country on earth [check] Hosting the next FIFA World Cup in 2022 [check] Country where a natural disaster is least likely to strike [check] Home to a world-class museum designed by I M Pei [check] Boasts a Kick-Butt-Award-Winning airline that offers an incredible stopover program [check] Welcome to Qatar, … Continue reading

RTW in 50 Days – THAILAND, Koh Samui

RTW in 50 Days – THAILAND, Koh Samui

USA | FIJI | NEW ZEALAND | AUSTRALIA | SINGAPORE | THAILAND | EGYPT | ITALY | TURKEY | USA Even I, lover of all things urban, was looking forward to getting to the island.  Koh Samui, one of Thailand’s largest islands in the Gulf of Thailand, is known for its palm tree-lined beaches and … Continue reading

24 Hours in Paradise

24 Hours in Paradise

Welcome to the land of horse-drawn buggies, corn fields and cows, farm suppliers and silos, where references to Jesus as Lord and Savior abound – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Inspired by an article on agrotourism, I booked our family of five for a night at family owned and operated Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA.  Who … Continue reading