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An Introduction to Panama: Long Weekend Sampler

Posted on Jan 22, 2011

A long weekend in December 2010 provided a great opportunity to experience Panama on a five day trip. With just three full days in the country, there was time to sample both the Panama City and the surrounding countryside.

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Trans Canadian Rail Adventure

Posted on Jul 5, 2010

The 2,775 mile train journey across Canada provided a great opportunity to experience a wide variety of scenery, from forests laced with lakes and rivers, to wide open prairies to the majesty of the Canadian Rockies.

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Trans Canadian: Toronto to Winnipeg

Posted on Jul 3, 2010

After arriving in Toronto and spending Saturday seeing the city, we boarded The Canadian late that night to begin our journey west. The first full day was spent entirely in Ontario, moving through beautiful forests, lakes and streams. Early on day two we arrived in Winnipeg, where we had a four hour stopover and a chance to explore the city.

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Trans Canadian: Winnipeg to Vancouver

Posted on Jul 3, 2010

We continued through the plains of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, after leaving Winnipeg. The prairie began to give way as we reached Edmonton early on Tuesday morning. We soon saw the mountains in the distance and spent the rest of that day crossing over the continental divide before reaching Vancouver early the next morning.

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Take A Trip through Time in Tikal, Guatemala

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

The combination of ancient ruins and lazy days on beaches provided the perfect trip back in time for us over New Year’s in 2007.

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Alaska: The Last American Wilderness

Posted on Mar 9, 2009

We explored Alaska by train and cruise ship over 13 days in June 2007. The highlights of the visit included two national parks, Denali and Glacier Bay, as well as activities in four cities. The wide open spaces and natural beauty made it a very special trip.

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