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So This is Hong Kong

After a mere 26 hours of travel, I arrived at my hotel in Hong Kong where I was greeted by two of my favorite things: hugs from my parents and a glass of red wine. The next morning, thanks to … Continue reading

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Jamaica

A couple of weeks ago one of my oldest and dearest friends met me in the Atlanta airport and we hopped a jet together to Jamaica. The approach into Montego Bay ranks among the top I’ve ever seen, rivaling Hawaii for … Continue reading

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Arriving in Marrakech

After about 20 hours of travel, this was a very welcome sight. I retrieved my luggage and connected with the driver I’d arranged with my riad.  In Marrakech, the most common form of lodging is Riads.  They’re small, generally about … Continue reading

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Greek Week [Santorini]

Our final stop in Greece was the one I was most looking forward to.  Known for its spectacular sunset views and serene beauty, I’ve been aching to go to Santorini for years. Sailing up we saw the most breathtaking cities perched … Continue reading

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Greek Week [Amorgos]

Our third port was Amorgos.  The moment we stepped off the boat, we were welcomed into a local seafood restaurant.  The table was set and within minutes it was piled high with plates of octopus, calamari, hand other Grecian dishes. These … Continue reading

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Greek Week [Mykonos]

For the past couple of years my dear friend, Dawn, and I have fantasized about how amazing it would be to sail the Greek islands.  A couple of months ago, we stopped talking and started doing.  We booked a week … Continue reading

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Aloha Oahu

I spent most of the time I was in Hawaii eating and drinking.  That’s what vacation is for, right?! My first evening there we had dinner at Duke’s.  I didn’t take any photos, and I’m regretting it now because it … Continue reading

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