Posts in Global Gems

Having weathered a busy few weeks, our friends, Janeen and Steve suggested that we all unwind by taking an impromptu trip to the mainland—go for swim in the jungle, a night out in a colonial town.  Needless to say, we required very little persuasion … I have had a handful of singular experiences that I would qualify as “magical”. However, few are as utterly blissful as floating on my back in the middle of a cenote ...

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Have you ever had your mind blown in an afternoon?  We did.  And several times consecutively, at that.  It was another blustery day with more sideways rain, but because we had already survived the “worst case scenario” (being cast out into a downpour by Smithsonian Air & Space Museum staff), we felt well-equipped to handle another expedition to the Washington Mall.  So, armed with umbrellas and rain jackets, we hopped on the Metro ...

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