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Tag: Undiscovered Places

The Sounds Of Silence

Mixed in amongst the rock, R&B, blues, and folk songs that comprise my music collection is a CD that contains a 20-minute recording made at a lake at the Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary. In 2004 I visited this Sanctuary, which is located in a remote area on the southern peninsula of Thailand. There…

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Nancy Forrester’s Secret Garden, Key West’s Hidden Gem

Hidden at the end of narrow Freeschool Lane is the last remaining acre of undeveloped land in Key West’s historic Old Town. How this priceless parcel escaped development is nothing less than a miracle, but even more miraculous is the tropical rainforest that today grows upon the site. This is Nancy Forrester’s Secret…

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A Second Impession Of Florida’s Nature Coast

Day two of meandering around the northern Gulf Coast area of Florida left me with a much better impression than the previous day. Venturing further south, I began the day at Manatee Springs State Park. Located a few miles inland from the coast, the park encompasses the entire length of Manatee Springs, terminating…

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The Undiscovered Outer Banks Of North Carolina

When people think about the Outer Banks of North Carolina, what most comes to mind are lighthouses, the first flight of the Wright Brothers in Kitty Hawk, and miles of beaches. These popular tourist attractions are worth a visit, but there is so much more to the Outer Banks that the average person…

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Interlaken – The Heart Of Switzerland

I am an avid map reader. I can spend hours poring over a map of a destination I plan to visit. Give me a map and I can find my way to anywhere – I’m like a homing pigeon where directions are concerned. So when I consulted maps of Interlaken and its surrounding…

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Barefoot And Brainless on Nungwi Beach

For the past five days I’ve been staying at the Sunset Bungalows on the northern tip of the island of Zanzibar, near the village of Nungwi. Initially, things did not go smoothly. On my first day I had lunch at the resort’s restaurant on the beach and tried to charge the meal to…

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