The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, part 7: Back to the Sea

Thor and I diligently pursue our physical and spiritual therapy in the clear, nurturing Mediterranean off Southern Crete. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much in love with the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to Crete, Part 5: Plakias Pleasures

The journey and accommodation were a lot different from my previous trip to southern Crete 37 years ago. But the magic of swimming the purple-blue sea remains the same! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kauai, Part 6: Napali Coast Cruise — with Dolphins!

Closing out our Kauai trip reports with a cruise along the amazing Napali Coast. Volcanic cliffs dripping greenery and waterfalls! Frolicking dolphins! Aloha! Thor and I have been blessed with opportunities to travel to amazing, magical lands, and are now … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Kaua’i, Part 5: Beautiful Beaches! With Dolphins!

As rainy autumn creeps up on us (or smashes, in the case of the East Coast hurricane), Thor and I revisit our June trip to this beautiful Hawai’ian island, which was recovering from its own historic storm. For those following … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Takes a Detour Through the Yucatan, Part 1

Rainy gray spring in the Pacific Northwest demands a change of scenery, so Thor and I recently headed south to the land of the Mayans and endless Caribbean beaches. Our favorite secluded getaway just a mile by sea from the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Revisits Maui for Winter Solstice

Maui Dreams—Swimming in a Winter Wonderland NOTE: Here are repurposed photos from earlier blogs, with a few added bits. I’ll return next Saturday with the next installment of my Greece travels: The amazing island of Santorini. Happy Holidays to all! … Continue reading

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