The Living Journey


Exploring Norway’s Majestic Landscapes: Geirangerfjord

A panorama of the deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the surrounding majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation, Geiranger, Norway; photographed at 1,500 meters (nearly 4,900 feet) elevation at the Dalsnibba utsiktspunkt (Dalsnibba outlook), south-south-east of the fjord
 

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Posted by Rich E.
August 8, 2018

Experiencing History & Culture in Croatia and Bosnia

Each of these mesmerizing places has literally layers of history, sometimes dating back several thousand years. There is often visual evidence, in the form of ruins built upon ruins. Also, there is cultural evidence — dialects developed several civilizations earlier,

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Posted by DBK
August 1, 2018

A Quintessential World Experience

This week, nine residents of The World experienced a hugely entertaining and enlightening adventure with a behind-the-scenes tour of the largest aquarium in Europe, Oceanogràfic in Valencia, Spain.
 
The magnificent home of Oceanografic
 
The building,

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Posted by DBK
July 11, 2018

Exploring Wine Country in Cartagena, Spain

Because of its strategic location and safe harbor, Cartagena has been a major seaport throughout history, being occupied by Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Moors, and Barbary Coast pirates. Today the population is about 220,000 and the city, along with the rest of Spain,

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Posted by Mary P.
June 27, 2018

The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco
 
A pleasing blend of Moroccan and Andalusian influences, the Blue City of Chefchaouen is nestled in the Rif Mountains about two hours south of Tangier. Named for the brilliant hue adorning most of its buildings (originally chosen by Sephardic Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition),

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Posted by Rich E.
June 19, 2018