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What is Santorini like

Five years ago my friend and I booked a two week holiday to the beautiful island of Santorini in Greece. Advertised as ‘the black jewel of the Aegean sea’ Santorini is the tiniest member of the Cyclades islands and measures just 12 by 7km. This would be my first trip …

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Planning a visit to Suzhou, China

Travelling through Suzhou in the 13th century, the great Dalmatian explorer Marco Polo declared that Suzhou was one of the most beautiful cities in China (although he did claim Hangzhou was better). When Marco Polo travelled through here, Suzhou was a lovely merchant town, full of white-washed houses, canals lined …

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West Winfield

West Winfield, New York is not a really big happening town the way New York City is. It doesn’t even have a college in it like Cazenovia or Plattsburgh does. It’s one of those places that you say rhetorically, if you blink, you’ll miss it. There isn’t a conglomeration of …

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Adventures in St Lucia

Working with Peace Corps can be challenging and excitings. It gives one a chance to travel, really see some destination and learn how the United States Government works. Unfortunately, this may not always be the best. Sometimes government representatives tend to drink to much. That was how I got stranded …

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Tikal Guatemala

As a car horn keeps piercing the morning stillness, and as we stumble in the darkness down the hotel’s narrow stairway, I cannot help but loudly wonder if such an early departure was really necessary. It is the ungodly hour of 4 am. The kid promised the most beautiful sunrise …

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