Aix-en-Provence, France, Grasse, Marseilles, Paris, Versailles

The South of France and Beyond

Enjoy this excerpt from our journey to France to meet a distant cousin, and to explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Marseilles, Aix en Provence, Grasse, and Paris. Paris Why did Michael wake up at 3:15 a.m.? I think he was a bit paranoid about missing our train to Paris. We’re both excited to …

Canada, Montreal, Quebec

Montreal Quebec, Canada

We decided to visit one of our “1,0o00 places to see while we’re alive” — Montreal. Check out this excerpt from our 5-day trip. Day one of our Montreal adventure greets us with clear blue skies as we awaken with excitement at the thought of exploring this historic city. And what better day for perfect …

Brazil, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro

Walking in Rio

A nail-biting beginning Thank goodness Anita’s passport finally arrived. We were down to the wire with this one. She sent it off six weeks early to the Consular General in Miami to get the visa stamp, but mistakenly forgot to include a copy of our flight itinerary (as instructed). (I won’t blast her for that …

Africa, Jordan

To Egypt and Beyond: A Trip of a Lifetime

Here, we travel to Egypt and Jordan for 21 days. Wow! What a trip. Enjoy these blog excerpts, and click here to download the complete blog with photos.   Discovering Our Nubian Roots December 17, 2005: Most everyone on the ship woke up pretty early to take a flight to Abu Simbel to view the …