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Throwback Thursday: Pergamon

On the third day of my whirlwind trip through Turkey in 2013, our little tour bus rolled through Bergama to the bottom of a very, very large hill. 401 more words


Sleeping in Ancient Caves: Matera, Italy

Our last stop before Rome was the ancient town of Matera. This is one of the oldest cities in the world and was used as a backdrop for Mel Gibson’s  336 more words

International Travel

Welcome to Myanmar's monk capital

After Yangon and Bagan, dusty Mandalay is a popular stop on the backpacker trail through Myanmar. Spread out over several miles, it acts as commercial heart of the North. 556 more words