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No WiFi, Fresh Air, and the Pacific Ocean on this #rtwa Friday

No WiFi, Fresh Air, and the Pacific Ocean on this #rtwa Friday

demonyika says: cute laid-back Quino’s Café #nowifi #rtwa wanderlustmegan says: I’m naturally drawn to water and can spend hours walking along it and sitting beside it. Are you the same? Taken during a walk with @fotoeins on the Capilano Pacific Trail West Vancouver wanderlustmegan says: Taking in the fresh air while at Parks Canada @PacificRimNPR […]

Orcas, Butterflies and Islands on this #rtwa Friday

Orcas, Butterflies and Islands on this #rtwa Friday

Every Friday we have enough submissions we post member photos submitted via Instagram using the hashtag #rtwa (Round the World Adventures). These photos have links to your Instagram profile so other members can find you and follow you.  Check out this weeks #rtwa submissions and join us by following the instructions here. demonyika says: widest butterfly! […]

Bangkoklife, Amman Jordan, and goodbye Seattle on this #rtwa Friday

Bangkoklife, Amman Jordan, and goodbye Seattle on this #rtwa Friday

wanderlustmegan says: Goodbye #Seattle! Thank you for a wonderful , sunny and hot visit, see you soon. nomadictexanmh says: Shopping in Bangkok Thailand at the Asiatique Center is a blast, especially if you like to haggle! #TourismAuthorityofThailand #ThaiAirways #NomadicTexan #Travel #Vacation #Trip #Fun #Culture #Art #rtwa #Beautiful #Original #Historic #Overwhelmed #Instagram #Instaphoto #InstaTour #Crowded #BangkokLife […]

James Bond Island, Swimming holes, Hiking and more on this #rtwa Friday

James Bond Island, Swimming holes, Hiking and more on this #rtwa Friday

mfalk75 says: Sunset at port crescent state park #sunset #portaustin #portcrescent #rtwa nomadictexanmh says: No traffic at all in Phuket on the night of Loy Katrong. #TourismAuthorityofThailand #ThaiAirways #NomadicTexan #Travel #Vacation #Trip #Fun #Culture #Tourist #rtwa #Instagram #Instaphoto nomadictexanmh says: Nope. No people in Phuket for Loy Katrong. #TourismAuthorityofThailand #ThaiAirways #NomadicTexan #Travel #Vacation #Trip #Fun […]

Early Morning Hikes, Flyfishing and more on this #rtwa Friday

Early Morning Hikes, Flyfishing and more on this #rtwa Friday

In this weeks #rtwa Friday we pick up a bunch more adventurers across the globe. If your new to #rtwa Fridays here’s the scoop. Every Friday we run a post highlighting the adventures of everyday folks across the globe via Instagram. Interested in joining us? Sign up for #rtwa Fridays! acruisingcouple says: Early morning hike […]

Fathers Day, the Flaming Lips and More on this #rtwa Friday

Fathers Day, the Flaming Lips and More on this #rtwa Friday

nomadictexanmh says: Sons at Father’s day. Sean on left with huge beard. Chris on right. So proud of both of them and love them dearly. #Father’sDay #Love #Family #BrothersAreForever #GreatDay #Instagram #Instaphoto #rtwa #CultureUS mfalk75 says: Wayne Coyne jamming and having a good time #concert #flaminglips #rtwa mfalk75 says: All the fun landed in our […]

Mines, Masks and Mirós – Sight Seeing in Zacatecas

Mines, Masks and Mirós – Sight Seeing in Zacatecas

My mind was being assaulted with unexpected visions of devil masks and Picasso pictures; flashbacks of peyote-induced yarn paintings.  My friend and I were completing our second day in Zacatecas and we were both suffering severe cases of PMED – Post Museum Euphoria Disorder. Like the city where I live, Zacatecas is one of Mexico’s […]

Las Pozas: Surreal Oasis in the Mexican Jungle

Las Pozas: Surreal Oasis in the Mexican Jungle

What would happen if the offspring of MC Escher bred with the offspring of Salvador Dali and their child grew up to study art, architecture and landscape design before taking lots of drugs and heading off into the Mexican jungle? Well, I don’t really know what would happen.  But it would probably be a lot […]

Hillwood Musuem – A Mini-Hermitage in America’s Capital

Hillwood Musuem – A Mini-Hermitage in America’s Capital

Reading travel blogs has made me realize that I’m less of a planner than most.  However, I’m not above taking advantage of other people’s planning.  So when a friend and I were preparing to go to Washington D.C., I was delighted when she started emailing me about a place called Hillwood.  Who would have imagined […]

Catrina: The Dead Wear Prada

Catrina: The Dead Wear Prada

“Let’s go in here,” I said leading the friends who had come to visit me into a candy store in Guanajuato’s center.  There were two reasons for doing this.  First, it’s a candy store- as in free samples.  Second, it’s an opportunity to get familiar with one of Mexico’s iconic images – La Catrina. After wandering through […]

A Large Canvas – Tips for Appreciating Mexican Muralism

A Large Canvas – Tips for Appreciating Mexican Muralism

Fabulous beaches, pre-Columbian ruins, fresh guacamole… one can think of so many reasons to visit Mexico.  Don’t forget the art.  During the first half of the last century, Mexico enjoyed one of the most vibrant art scenes in the world.  The legacy these artists left is in itself a compelling reason to go to Mexico.  […]