Exclusive tour of National Geographic Society archives

At a recent event I had the opportunity to enjoy an amazing private tour of the NGS archives located in the basement of this Worldwide famous institution. The archive collection contains millions of images, including illustrations made before photography was widely used, many historical images, first color pictures and a treasure trove of nature and human stories. The facility is

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Small Town charm – Strasburg, Virginia

I recently visited Strasburg, VA, a small town in the Shenandoah Valley founded in 1730 by,  according to some accounts, German descendants relocating from Amish towns from Lancaster, PA. area. The town had an early start in the commercial pottery industry due to excellent clay deposits in the Shenandoah river. This industry was well on until just after 1900. The

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Argentinian Grill experiences in the U.S.

Argentina is famous for many things, one of them being the quality and variety of their grilled meats. This vast country has huge extensions of flatland (called Pampa) ideal for sheep and cattle grazing at small haciendas and large industrial facilities. Eating at an Argentinian Parrilla is one of the “must do” when traveling to Argentina or any of their

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Pride and Acceptance

Traveling opens your mind and heart. What the Special Needs and the LGBT community have in common ? Well, funny how you learn in life’s journey. I consider myself open minded, even for someone born “a while back” in a catholic, conservative society in South America. ¬†I’ve been observing the LGBT community dynamics from a distance, as an interesting sociology

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