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Salton Sea Sunset and Sunrise – Salton Sea photos that make you want to visit

Last winter I spent a month and a half camping near the Salton Sea.  One of the highlights was witnessing the wonderful Salton Sea sunset and/or sunrise each day.  These are some of my favorite photographs. Best Places to see the Salton Sea Sunset: Salton Sea State Recreation Area – this state of California park …

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Visiting the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa + Other Nearby Places to Visit

One of the most iconic paintings of the 20th century is American Gothic by Grant Wood.  This famous painting depicts a man holding a pitchfork and a woman looking off in the distance in front of white farmhouse.  It is now possible to visit the American Gothic House, located in Eldon in southern Iowa.  A …

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Best Day Trip from Skopje – A Day Trip to Matka Canyon

Skopje, Macedonia (pronounced Scope – E – ah) is a real gem that isn’t widely discovered by many tourists like other Eastern European capitals.  It’s a charming city with great culture (incredibly cheap ballet, symphony, and opera!) and architecture.  The best day trip from Skopje is a day trip to Matka Canyon.  It’s surprisingly close …

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A Vancouver Island Road Trip (The Perfect Vancouver Island Itinerary)

A couple years ago, I planned and enjoyed this Vancouver Island Road Trip.  I’d like to share this Vancouver Island Itinerary with my viewers so you can recreate this trip packed with wildlife, scenery, culture, kitsch, flowers, and fun!  This Vancouver Island itinerary requires your own transportation.  While there is some public transportation on the …

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