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Episodes for February 2008
The Traveler’s Journal. February 2008.
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Tips for student trips
Young scholars are encountering an enticing array of offers for spring break escapes and summer study tours. Here are questions to ask. FMI: Student Youth Travel Association at www.syta.com
Carnival in Québec
Most folks know about Mardi Gras in steamy climates like
Visiting a volcano
Taking the lava trail
Come spend the night with Madame Pele. It will be one you will never forget. FMI – www.nps.gov/havo
Remembering the Normandie
On her maiden voyage, the French passenger liner Normandie was considered the grandest vessel ever built. But like the Titanic, she came to an early and sad end. FMI – Carnegie Museum of Art - www.cmoa.org/
An Icelandic idyll
Kissed with the seal
Traveling on the wings of love
While taking a trip together these days can be a stiff test of love, it also appears that many couples are passing that test.
People have been prospecting for treasure in the Pinos Altos mountains
for centuries. But rather than
gold, they found a
The first official lank spot on US maps, the Gila national Forest in
It's now summer in
The largest of four islands scattered off
Evaluating electronic maps
Set in a quiet
Two decades after
Members of a Les Clef d’Or provide the expertise and attention that makes guests feel special. FMI - www.lcdusa.org/
This remote hamlet in the stony foothills of the mountains of
While many travelers are fascinated by factory tours, but for car buffs, there’s nothing better than an auto assembly plant.
Mooseburger clown camp
For two weeks each year, a church camp in the
Avoiding travel ripoffs
When traveling, no one enjoys being ripped off. These four tips may seem basic common sense, but it always pays to keep them in mind.
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