Monthly Archives: November 2013

This geothermal region is the highest in the world. So even if the sulphur smell doesn’t get to you, the altitude will! It sits between 4800 and 5000 meters above sea level in the southwestern corner of a landlocked country where bizarre colored lakes draw rare flamingos and adventurous travelers alike. Not far from the […]

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Last Autumn, I took a short side trip from Prague to explore the less frequented, rural region of southeastern Czech Republic. My guide was surprised when I asked if we could  spend one of the days searching out fields and vineyards instead of visiting more castles. museums and historic buildings scattered among the small towns. […]

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