Street Art in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Street Art in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

  In need of a reprieve from the brutal Texas summers I like to escape to someplace cooler. One year I decided to search the Southern Hemisphere for an exotic getaway and took myself on a solo trip to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The flight was around nine hours from Dallas. Because it was […]

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Roman Ruins – Jerash, Jordan

Roman Ruins – Jerash, Jordan

I visited Jordan in 2000 and this photo was taken with my first ever digital camera. Jordan  has a rich history, the country is a wonderful mix of ancient and modern.

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My Inspiration for Solo Travel

My Inspiration for Solo Travel

In 1992 I hadn’t traveled very much yet. As a kid my family made an annual trip to Vancouver Island to visit my grandparents. I had taken a couple of trips to Europe for two or three weeks at a time and I always had a travel companion. I was still living in my hometown […]

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Child on a Horse by Fernando Botero

Child on a Horse by Fernando Botero

  Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s painting of his son Pedrito on a wooden horse. Botero painted the portrait shortly after four-year-old Pedrito was killed in an auto accident in Spain in 1974 during a family vacation. The painting Pedrito  on a Horse can be seen at the Museo de Antioquia in Medellin Colombia – one […]

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Botero Mona Lisa Painting at Museo de Botero in Bogota Colombia

Botero Mona Lisa Painting at Museo de Botero in Bogota Colombia

Botero’s Mona Lisa Painting You can view this Mona Lisa painting by Fernando Botero at Museo de Botero in the historic La Candelaria neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia.  The museum started life in 2000 due to a donation from the private collection of Fernando Botero. Botero Museum collection includes works by Dali, Chagall, and Picasso as well […]

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Swimming Pools at Medellin Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex

Swimming Pools at Medellin Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex

  The best swimming pool in Medellin is at the Atanasio Girardo Sports Complex in the Laurels neighborhood. I will go for a swim this afternoon for about an hour and I’ll be dreaming of Medellin.  It will be an indoor pool as I am too chicken to brave the cold and swim in Barton […]

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Ajiaco Soup a Favorite of Bogota Colombia

Ajiaco Soup a Favorite of Bogota Colombia

Last December I tasted this delicious soup for the first time in Bogota.  I want some now! Ajiaco soup ingredients Ajiaco soup is a flavorful combination of chicken and guascas herb with vegetables including a small cob of corn, peppers, and three kinds of potatoes. The soup is topped with a healthy swirl of heavy cream. […]

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Meet Susan Moore

Meet Susan Moore

  Hola! My name is Susan Moore and I love to travel solo. I get to be the boss of everything!  Well, not quite but I like to think so. There was a time when I was afraid to travel at all, never mind travel alone. I got over that little bump in the road. My first […]

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