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Quito's Art Market, Inside and Out

Sunday, October 11, 2015      6 comments

We visited the Quito Mercado Artisenal - the art market. OH MY!!!! Everything was gorgeous! Prices were insanely inexpensive! An alpaca circle scarf for $5? And alpaca sweater for $15-20? Embroidered blouses for $12??? YES PLEASE!... Read more

Life on the side of a volcano

Saturday, October 10, 2015      7 comments

We're enjoying Quito - it's a beautiful city, full of interesting faces and colorful ethnic clothing. Foods are mostly grilled, and fruits and vegs are abundant. We discovered chocolate today, though, but I was good and shared a slice of torta... Read more

Altitude sickness - but having fun anyway

Tuesday, October 06, 2015      8 comments

We both get breathless walking on level ground, and that isn't like us. I normally walk 3 to 5 miles a day, so we were getting frustrated with this altitude thing. There's a medication that's supposed to help, but we couldn't find it in the ph... Read more

Our first few days in Quito, Ecuador

Saturday, October 03, 2015      10 comments

We decided to try a different continent, after three years in AustralAsia. We picked South America. Quito is the highest official capital city in the world! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Leaving New York today

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      9 comments

So sad, we enjoy the energy of New York. And the food. And all our friends and family who live in this wonderful city. It was a whirlwind trip, as always, but we had a fabulous time! We were here while the Pope was in town, as well as th... Read more

How to stay healthy while travelling

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      9 comments

After my mango sneak attack in Hanoi, I wrote an article for Travel Fashion Girl. While it isn't fashion oriented, it IS travel oriented. Hope it helps someone! And feel free to share the link!
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Land Shark!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      8 comments

New Jersey is more exciting than you'd think! We even met a land shark! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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The Reunion Continues

Saturday, September 19, 2015      5 comments

We're playing in New Jersey, visiting family in Philadelphia, seeing the sights, and wandering on beaches. We even saw dolphins swimming in the ocean - thrilling!!!! Atlantic City, Cape May, a giant clothespin by Claes Oldenburg, and a bus... Read more

We're calling it the Reunion Tour

Monday, September 14, 2015      9 comments

We finished our time in Washington state, and both had clean bills of health. Well, as healthy as two 60-somethings can be, I suppose. With things like asthma, there isn't much to be done but avoid triggers, just like avoiding food triggers. ... Read more

My First Color Run!

Monday, August 17, 2015      12 comments

Brooklyn_Born, this one is for you!!!! For those who don't know Brooklyn_Born, she and her family do a fair amount of travelling. She likes to continue her running while she's visiting foreign lands, and often participates in races all ove... Read more

Went to a town full of murals

Thursday, August 13, 2015      8 comments

Wow, it was amazing! Toppenish, WA, is full of murals portraying the history of the town and the region. Mostly the settlers and the Native Americans. And of course the animals and the scenery, which is gorgeous all by itself. ro... Read more

I went to the zoo for my birthday

Saturday, August 08, 2015      10 comments

I'm a Leo, and an animal lover, and was so upset about poor Cecil the lion. So in solidarity, I went to the zoo for my birthday. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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How we travel on a budget

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      12 comments

People are amazed that we sold most of our belongings and have become permanent travellers. It isn't expensive, and we're actually spending less than it cost to live on St. Thomas. How do we do it? I share all my cost-saving technique... Read more

Back home in Bellingham

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      7 comments

At least this week. We're back at home base for our annual medical stuff - just part of travelling while being an older adult. (The adultier ones.) We'll also stock up on things that are difficult to find while travelling. We'll visit fr... Read more

Taipei's Museum of Contemporary Art

Saturday, July 11, 2015      7 comments

On Thursday, I had a wonderful time at MOCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei. Some strange art, some beautiful art, some thought provoking art. Modern art is always interesting, even if some of it is strange! rollingluggag... Read more

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