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The Sunday Traveler~The Hess Winery Art

The Sunday Traveler, looking down onto the vineyards of the Hess Winery after a short 45 minute drive, convinces me that local travel is relaxing and fulfilling when it comes to the need to expand on the everyday. We took … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~The Cathedral of Morelia, Mexico

The Sunday Traveler, along with the trusty cousin tour guide, visited the cathedral in the historic center of Morelia while on a day tour of the town. It is said that it is the only cathedral in Mexico not oriented … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~The Yacatas of Tzintzuntzan

The yacata, a pyramidal structure of a different shape than that which we associate with a pyramid. The Tarascan addition to  pre-hispanic architecture. Five structures built high on a hill in Tzintzuntzan, overlooking Lake Patzcuaro.   There were five yacatas … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Tzintzuntzan, Part 2

The Sunday Traveler introduced this magical town, Tzintzuntzan, last week, and in Part 2 will continue to do a little bit of a walk around the grounds of the complex that houses two churches, La Soledad and San Francisco, as … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Paris Postcard, Travel Time

Traveling into times gone by in Paris. The Sunday Traveler was able to slip into that wonderful time machine for a few days. I’ll be wrapping up Paris next Sunday before slipping into another time zone. The clock is ticking. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame, Angels in Infinity

    He looks around, around; he sees angels in the architecture spinning in infinity, He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!” ~ Paul Simon Walking through Notre Dame, though crowded with people from all over the world, I felt as if … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Paris, Notre Dame, Inside

Notre Dame, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris; construction began in 1163, everything else you can find in Wikipedia, so I won’t go there, but I did want to stress the age of this incredible church. As the Sunday … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, Mexico; a roughly estimated population of approximately 20,000. Sitting high up in the Sierra Madre, it is seemingly the most typical of little Mexican towns; modest in its make up, but the charm is in the simplicity and color. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, a town deemed one of the Pueblos Magicos by the Mexican Tourism Board (Magic Town), recognized as notable for their cultural and historical importance; akin to a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Sunday Traveler was in Guadalajara, Mexico last … Continue reading

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