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The Sunday Traveler~Oahu’s Aloha Festival’s Floral Parade
The week of our visit to Oahu this year was serendipitously timed for the Aloha Festivals. The festival celebrates Hawaii’s culture and traditions. We arrived on the day of the annual Waikiki Ho’olaule’a, Waikiki’s largest block party in the evening along … Continue reading
Weekly Photo Challenge: A Story in Three
Gung Hay Fat Choy! A Chinese New Year celebration story pictured in three photos taken this past weekend in Nevada. More entries in the WPC can be found here.
The Sunday Chronicle: Valladolid, Mexico
Valladolid, in Yucatan; a city built by the Spaniards, atop a pre-existing Maya city using the stone from the dismantled buildings that had been erected by the Maya (the Maya tried to revolt a year later but were put down … Continue reading
The Sunday Chronicle: Surprises in Tulum and Playa del Carmen
We were busy being herded into line to wait for a trolley to take us from the entry of Tulum to the entry into the ruins when I looked up…my mind was having a hard time processing this wonderful sight, that … Continue reading
Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture
The Mexican culture is deeply immersed in religious holidays. This is one we celebrate a bit differently here in the States.