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Among My Souvenirs

Stories of the road

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Tufa Chimneys

I thought of how these early Christian communities found their way to such desolate places and gave voice to their faith and left us with the evidence of their devotion and understanding painted in the tufa walls.  

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Travel, TurkeyMary Anne Harris
Meteora

What would the monasteries be like this time, would I be disappointed a second time?  The day rose bright, clear and balmy.  Not a cloud in the sky.  I could barely contain my excitement.  Finally there they were so stately, majestic and crowded!  

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Opa!

Coming down to dinner in the luxurious hotel restaurant was a little shocking.  No one else was there, not one single tourist or even patron, just us.  The wait staff was cordial but reserved, until …

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Travel, GreeceMary Anne Harris
Prosecco

We landed in Venice and in just a few moments I would meet the woman who was scheduled to be our guide for the next 10 days, little knowing at that moment she would become a forever friend:  Franca Koxvold. 

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Sandy Survivors

At 6pm, Oct. 30th, we received the alert through our various carriers.  No, in fact JFK would not reopen in time to receive our incoming flight at 1pm.  Suddenly, with thousands of other displaced travelers, we were scrambling for a seat – any seat – and a way to get to JFK.

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