Vladivostok and the start of a Russian adventure

When the Iron Curtain came down the world changed as did the course of history.  It was a momentous event that I witnessed on television as a teenager along with millions around the world.   Like many of my generation and the previous one, the threat of nuclear war had always hung over us and for …

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American Road Trip: Magnificent Montana

I don't know about other people but I always get stressed when I'm asked where my favorite place in the world is.  There are so many variables that it is impossible to answer accurately and I don't want to give a half-assed answer to such an important question.  For example, the Lake District is one of …

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