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Things to do on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos*

When we decided to go to the Galapagos, and once I stopped jumping up and down yelling “we are going to the Galapagos,” our first decision was which islands to visit.  (The cruise or land question had already been answered, … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Colombia (2020)*

So, where to start?  This trip to Colombia was not nearly as magical as our trip in 2015.  Part of that is due to the fact that Robert arrived sick and, just about the time he started feeling better, I … Continue reading

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Bird watching in Minca*

My favorite thing about Minca was the birds.  (In case you are wondering, Robert’s favorite thing about Minca was visiting the organic coffee farm.)  Colombia has the highest diversity of birds in the world.  In fact, there are over 1900 … Continue reading

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The bugs in Minca, Colombia

When we first read about Minca, it sounded like a wonderland.  The blogs we read used words like “paradise” and “idyllic” and “picturesque” and “lush” with “cool mountain breezes.”  It was “the real Colombia,” or so we read.  Lies, all … Continue reading

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Sloths in Cartagena

One of my favorite critters in the entire world is the sloth.  They are just as cool as can be.  (Robert thinks they are kind of creepy.  He is so wrong….)  So, imagine my excitement when I learned there were … Continue reading

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The critters of Puerto Vallarta

One of the things we really enjoyed about Puerto Vallarta was the wildlife. We saw some really cool duck-like birds.  Mom, dad, and a whole ton of babies decided to swim in our hotel swimming pool one day.

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The birds of Holcombe

We recently spent 10 days in Holcombe, Wisconsin vising my parents.  There isn’t much to do in Holcombe besides boat and eat and drink.

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Five days in Minneapolis

Long ago and far away when I was a but a young girl, I decided to enroll at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  I remember being excited to move to “the big city.”  I also remember several of … Continue reading

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Two days in Dubuque

So, I know what you are thinking.  You are thinking “Dubuque?  Why in the h e double chopsticks did they spend two days in Dubuque.”  Well, there isn’t really a good answer to that.  Bottom line is we needed to … Continue reading

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The Critters of Cadiz

We are back.  We spent roughly 2.5 months in Cadiz, Kentucky dealing with some family issues, which is why we took a break from the blog.  But, we are back in action now. Cadiz is beautiful country and there are … Continue reading

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