Tag archive for "Festivals"


Tartan Power

1 Comment 02 December 2014

“Whiskey makes the bagpipes sound better, “ said Frank our whiskey tasting MC for the day. I laughed, but I actually like the sounds of bagpipes, however I had never heard them played for this long of period before. You could hear them echoing through the park all day as the music competitions seemed to [...]

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Pyramid Lake Lodge Jasper

Canada, Featured, Photo of the Week

Week In-stagram Review Jasper in January

8 Comments 24 January 2014

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks [...]

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Polar Plunge

America, Photo of the Week

Take a Polar Plunge in Minnesota

10 Comments 24 February 2012

American has had a pretty mild winter so far, however it’s still cold enough to freeze lakes in Minnesota. On my recent trip there I was able to experience one of the things that makes Minnesotans great – their love of the cold weather. I admire people who live in the Northern US; they have [...]

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Featured, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A Foreign Christmas

9 Comments 21 December 2011

One of the most unusual sites I witnessed in my travels was experiencing Christmas in Asia. I had been living in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam for 3 months when December 25th rolled around. In a country with no real religion, and no westernized consumerism (yet), Vietnam surprised me with their Christmas spirit. Christmas in [...]

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Featured, Photo Documentaries, Sri Lanka

The Powers of Observation

8 Comments 17 May 2011

There are times in travel where you just have to ‘go with it’. You don’t really understand what’s going on around you or why and no one can really give you any answers due to the language barrier. Heck, sometimes the locals don’t even know why something is done the way it is! So those [...]

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sri pada above clouds

Adventure Travel, Photo Documentaries, Sri Lanka

Religions Collide on Adam’s Peak

19 Comments 12 May 2011

Footprints seem to mark the beginning of life for humans. We are born, and soon our little foot is being dipped in ink and imprinted on our birth certificates – marking our ‘official’ beginning. In Sri Lanka the birth of the main religions also came to life with a footprint – a sacred footprint. However [...]

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Christmas ornaments tree

Featured, Inside My Head, Solo

Fragile – Handle With Care

10 Comments 25 December 2010

Sometimes I feel so fragile. Ready to break at any moment and last night was one of those nights. A night where I was confronted with my own solo culture, family culture, my religious culture, and my country culture. As I walked the streets of NYC on Christmas Eve my mind swam in confusion. Solo [...]

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Belgium, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Brussels

9 Comments 13 August 2010

This weekend something very special is happening in Belgium, and it only comes around every 2 years; the Flower Carpet.  This Belgian tradition started in 1971 with the first Flower Carpet being laid in the famous Grand Place of Brussels.   Begonias are the star flower and they are packed together one by one, 300 to [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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