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The Sunday Traveler~The Grotto, Part 2

Returning for one final travel post on Portland, Oregon’s The Grotto that I previously touched upon. This incredible place of gardens that is actually more like a well manicured forest. The gardens sit on a plateau way above the entry … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~The Grotto

The Grotto, the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother in Portland, Oregon. The grotto, shown above, is built into a basalt cliff at the bottom of 62 acres of elevated land/acreage above it. The bottom land, consisting of this grotto … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Multnomah Falls

The Sunday Traveler has seen many a beautiful place along the travel road, but Multnomah Falls is something beyond the pale. The falls are located in the Columbia River Gorge, in Oregon; part of the Pacific Northwest That bridge up … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~On The Road in the PNW

The Sunday Traveler was showered with luck while in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), not rain which is said to be the norm. We took off one morning heading towards Multnomah Falls, and the drive to get there was worth a … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Postcard from the Pacific Northwest

The Columbia River. The Sunday Traveler will leave you high and dry here for today with a postcard. I was on the way to an incredible waterfall, Multnomah Falls for those of you who know the area; and more road … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~ The Pacific Northwest

Two glorious weeks spent in Oregon, part of the Pacific Northwest, left this traveler believing in the exquisite beauty of trees, lakes,waterfalls, and the coast on the Pacific Ocean that are breathtaking. Two weeks of some sunny days, some cloudy … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Close to Home

The Sunday Traveler traveled to Oakland, California last Sunday; travel is travel. I hopped on the rapid transit train for a 30 minute trip to attend the Oakland Museum of California’s celebration for Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Lunch in Zirahuen, Mexico

We rode into town like two hungry desperadoes. Down cobblestone streets following the Bienvenido sign to the dock where we knew we’d find lunch. We’d made a short stop to take a peek at the church and courtyard, and moved … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~Zirahuen, Mexico

The Sunday Traveler spent another wonderful day on a road trip out to the little town of Zirahuen, on the shores of Lake Zirahuen. Staying in the city of Morelia, put all of these intriguing towns within reach for day … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~ Morelia Cathedral, Part 2

The Sunday Traveler mentioned in last week’s post that the cathedral in Morelia, Mexico, brought back memories of Notre Dame in Paris when I was there last December. And very incredibly, like that moment in December,  walking into this cathedral … Continue reading

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