Few travelers know that a tiny insect, native to Oaxaca, impacted the world economy for close to 200 years, after the Spanish first arrived in Mexico: the strong natural red dye from the cochineal or cochinilla, a bug living off the nopal cactus.
A very high cuisine developed in the Tlaxcala/Puebla area of Mexico in pre-Hispanic times. It was added to and enhanced by Spanish and French influences resulting in a kitchen as rich, subtle and complex as any in the world; well beyond what is usual
Exploring Minnesota's Boundary Waters Wilderness, a million acres in northeastern Minnesota spotted with lakes and bordering Ontario and its Quetico Provincial Park.
Canoe trip taken in 2007 into Quetico Provincial Park, a canoe only wilderness
In August of 2009 we took a 3 day canoe trip with our 4 year old grandson.
Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of 22 million. It has many colorful parks as well as a wealth of cultural museums and attractions including the enchanting Ballet Folkloric which performs throughout the year,
Chattanooga is a top family destination with lots of activities for children including rides on historical trains; the Tennessee Aquarium, Tenessee Valley Railroad, Creative Discovery Museum, International Tow Truck Museum, Lookout Mountain and Rock
Cruising to Alaska is an adventure of a lifetime. Take a helicopter tour and land on a glacier, see wildlife, native Indian dancers and more!
San Francisco is a city of many attractions. There is also a new Asian Art Museum and behind the scenes tours are now being offered at Pacific Bell Park baseball stadium where the San Francisco Giants play.
Young couples are now planning their own weddings. This young couple decided to have their wedding in the heart of wine country in Sonoma County.They sent out their wedding invitations and included the many attractions in the area.
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