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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Texas Hill Country

The Sunday Traveler spent an afternoon with friends renewing memories of home, driving into the Hill Country with the intention of seeing a few wineries that have become so popular in what has become The Texas Hill Country Wine Trail. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Remember The Alamo

Before the actual Battle of the Alamo (2/23-3/6/1836), the Texians had driven out all Mexican troops from Mexican Texas. Those were getting to be confusing days of who owned what, or maybe I should say it was confusing days of … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ On The San Antonio River Walk

The San Antonio River begins its flow southward in the Midtown San Antonio area, and ends  up feeding into the Guadalupe River. Winding along for 240 miles. The main event is at the actual River Walk in San Antonio; the river … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Snapshot from San Antonio, Texas

The Sunday Traveler went home. It had been a long time, and it seems I recovered a little piece of my heart. There have been changes while I wasn’t looking; it’s bigger, and more beautiful. New places were discovered, as … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Meditation on Molokai

Travel can be filled with energy and fast movement; it can also be peaceful and slow. The Sunday Traveler needed the peaceful and slow this last September, and chose the Hawaiian island of Molokai for that very reason. There was … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Snapshot Sunday on Molokai

Travel over the last year has been just enough to whet my appetite each time, to keep me going again and again. I bring it to my plate in little snacks to be savored then, and again later in memories … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Around Molokai

Landing on the island of Molokai seems to instantly hit the relax button. Molokai is small, quiet, and pretty much goes on slow. Surrounded by the bluest of blue Pacific Ocean, populated by mountains and cliffs stretching up to the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Father Damien’s Churches on Molokai

Father Damien, now Saint Damien, built two churches on the island of Molokai before going to the peninsula of Kalaupapa to minister to the settlement of  leprosy patients; he was a carpenter. The Sunday Traveler set out from her rented … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Kalaupapa, on the Island of Molokai

A tour of the settlement of Kalaupapa where people afflicted with leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) were isolated in the Hawaiian Islands. Sent to be quarantined, to live and die there. The Pacific Ocean on three sides and 1,600 foot cliffs make … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~ Saddle Up for Kalaupapa

The Sunday Traveler, crazy woman that she can be, chose the second most rigorous way to access the peninsula of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai, the mule tour. There are only three ways that a tourist can get into … Continue reading

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