Monthly Archives: May 2012


  Lucy met us at the boat dock of the island Amantaní, three hours out from the mainland on Lake Titicaca.  She had big smile on a face younger than most of the other women, but she wore the same … Continue reading

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Sweet, Sweet Argentina

Dulce de leche.  It’s the sweet caramel concoction of Latin America, and the Argentinians have a love affair with the stuff.  It seems to be everywhere.  It’s made by cooking down milk and sugar, often starting with sweetened condensed milk. … Continue reading

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Things My Mother Would Like

I just turned 50 on May 10th.   And what with the arthritis, the back pain, and the hemorrhoids I’m starting to think I’m old. But I’m not.  Not yet.  My mother will be turning 83 in August. I think of … Continue reading

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Little India

The guidebooks recommend two areas of Singapore for cheaper lodging: Chinatown and Little India.  Since we like Indian food so much I booked a room in Little India.  Our friend who is also spending the year traveling with her family … Continue reading

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