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Sprightly Quito


We arrived at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport just after 10:00 p.m. tired and hungry.  On our way to the exit we were stopped by an official (customs I believe) and politely asked to follow her into a side room.  My sister and I… Continue Reading “Sprightly Quito”

Stats a Big Deal


I reached 100+ followers!  Stats a big deal. Talking about my accomplishments is something I have never felt comfortable doing, even when I had to recite all that I did or did not achieve for my annual job review.  On one hand I understand… Continue Reading “Stats a Big Deal”

First Stop – Bogota


Recent travels to South America has whet my appetite for more experiences of the same.  My statement sounds as though I am not accustomed to travelling. On the contrary, all I am saying is this trip was phenomenal and I feel as though I… Continue Reading “First Stop – Bogota”

A Bajan Christmas


It is too late for me to jet off to Barbados (ticket prices are a budget buster) in time for the holidays.  Below are pictures of Bajan foods I like and will miss diving into during this season.  For certain, some, if not all,… Continue Reading “A Bajan Christmas”

Par Excellence


Avianca Flight 807 Crew Par Excellence

Conkies and Barbados Independence


Today is independence day in Barbados  or Bim (short for Bimshire) as it is known.  Barbadians (colloquial names: Bajan or Beige) at home and abroad are celebrating 51 years of autonomy from the British Monarchy.  Bajans from all walks of life will gather to… Continue Reading “Conkies and Barbados Independence”

Travel Conniptions


A week from today, my travels to Ecuador and Peru will begin.  This will round out all travels for 2017 (see ‘Coming to a Place Near You’ page on http://www.traveltinerary.com) and I will be able to add them to the list of countries visited. … Continue Reading “Travel Conniptions”

Trinidad and Tobago Firsts In Retrospect


Trinidad and Tobago is undoubtedly, in my opinion, the party mecca of the Caribbean.  Dubbed the land of the humming bird, boasting the greatest show on earth – Carnival, and giving the world calypso or soca music are a few of its cultural peculiarities,… Continue Reading “Trinidad and Tobago Firsts In Retrospect”

Ecuador and Peru Pre-travel Checklist


The countdown is on! On my projected vacation page ‘coming to a place near you’, I have selected Ecuador and Peru as the destinations to close out my travels for 2017.  I am now 43 days away from fulfilling that plan.  I have chosen Ecuador… Continue Reading “Ecuador and Peru Pre-travel Checklist”

Captive Audience


Southwest Airlines Flight 5427 from Houston to New York. Cabin stewards Anthony, Clarence and Frank took away the blues everyone may have been feeling that evening. It had been raining all day.  The weather was showing some solidarity with my mood.  I had flown… Continue Reading “Captive Audience”

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