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One of Italy’s greatest ports and also one of the original, hugely powerful city states that pre dated the unification of Italy, Genoa today is a vastly under rated, beautiful city. 510 more words

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Santo Domingo with the Obama Family

April 7, 2014 couldn’t get here fast enough. After the winter that wore out its welcome, I was so ready to take my Kindle to a chair on the beach in Punta Cana that I began packing in March. 363 more words


‘Go West!’ themes to explore ideas of American exceptionalism, discovery

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Go West! director Andrew Borba gives an initial presentation on the 2014 inter-arts collaboration to the assembled cast and crew members on July 14 in the Jane A. 852 more words

Chautauqua Institution

Beyond apples: A serving a day of dark chocolate might keep the doctor away

04 May 2014

San Diego, CA— Chocolate, considered by some to be the “food of the gods,” has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. 518 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Pineapple granita with ginger & turmeric syrup

In Guadeloupe in the Caribbean a pineapple symbolizes hospitality. It has been said that when Christopher Columbus and his Spanish fleet first landed on Guadeloupe at the end of the 15th century, they knew they were welcomed if a pineapple had been left at the entrance to each village. 619 more words


Does Anyone Have a Time Machine?? I swear there's a light at the end of the tunnel! This system is fucked. The web of history never ends. Visualize. Evolve.

With the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Latin America’s political development was changed forever. The insertion of Spanish domination over the indigenous population and the development of political systems for the economic gain of Spain left the region weak to foreign influences. 1,185 more words


Splashdown: One of Grand Turk's Historical Legacies

I found a bit of solitude and country charm during my June visit to the small bean-shaped island of Grand Turk – more laid back and quiet when compared to many other Caribbean islands. 462 more words