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July 19, 2013
diu

Alcohol Tourism in Diu

At the bottom of Gujarat state, beyond the reaches of the vast Indian rail network, lies the island of Diu. It is one of the few […]
May 22, 2013

A Walk around Galle Fort at Sunset

  As long-term travelers, we encounter many difficulties and challenges along the road. We may often be testing our comfort zone while enduring long and arduous […]
May 6, 2013

Photos from the Road: Vigan Philippines

    I could make a number of comparisons with Vigan. But really it is a unique city of The Philippines. Located on the west coast […]
January 7, 2012

Photo from the Road: Macau’s Portuguese Past

One of the main reasons I wanted to visit Macau was for its architecture. I love walking around cities, looking at building facades. I remember especially […]
May 29, 2011

Photo from the Road: Coliseum Hotel and Café

This is where W. Somerset Maugham stayed on his tour through British Malaysia. He frequented the hotel and bar and must admit is the reason for […]
December 3, 2010

Colombian Colonial Towns: Villa de Leiva

By Stephen Bugno My love of Colombian colonial towns continues. After Barichara and Guane, I took the bus to Villa de Leiva (also spelled Leyva). Villa […]
November 30, 2010

Colombian Colonial Towns: Barichara and Guane

  Barichara has been called the most beautiful town in Colombia, and it’s really hard to argue that claim. It is gorgeous. Beautiful wide flat stone […]
November 18, 2010

Colombian Colonial Towns: Giron

By Stephen Bugno I’m sitting on the balcony of my small hotel room in Giron and it’s raining again. It’s rained almost every day I’ve been […]