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Going in circles: Labyrinth walking

One of my favorite authors is the late Marsha Mehran, author of the Babylon Café novels set in northwest Ireland in the 1980s.

There is a scene in the second novel, “Rosewater and Soda Bread,” where the Italian widow Estelle Delmonico leads a mysterious mute girl – who is recovering from serious physical and psychic wounds – on a walk around her garden overlooking Clew Bay. 717 more words


The New Look of Faith-Based Travel

Faith-based travel has become an explosive new travel niche market. It has evolved into travel experiences beyond pilgrimages and tours of religious sites. It also includes mission work, student travel, heritage tours, retreats, and leisure travel. 387 more words

Travel Destinations

3D Love---Prologue----Elaine Bonow



Mid summer arrives with cool temperatures in the late nights. The sun sinks into the Northern horizon after ten; bright shimmering stars stand in lovely configurations that never change until the morning light blooms after a few restless hours of sleep. 886 more words

Whitekirk, East Lothian

Whitekirk  is a hamlet situated on the coast road between North Berwick and Dunbar in East Lothian. Hinting at its historic importance, the hamlet has a disproportionately large Church, St Mary’s Church, in prime position at the junction of three roads. 231 more words