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Terri Colby

Blog Entries by Terri Colby

Waiting for the End of the World on the Riviera Maya

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 1:57 PM

Playa del Carmen, Mexico -- Here on the Riviera Maya, on the Eve of Destruction, ominous signs of the end of the world are everywhere.

Yes, it seems that in this tourist mecca of surf and sand, the Mayan prophesies of the End of Days are being heeded. You have...

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Having A Lively Time At Israel's Dead Sea

(8) Comments | Posted June 22, 2012 | 8:00 AM

Splashing is usually a prerequisite for most seaside vacations. But a trip to Israel's Dead Sea is unlike any other beach holiday. So pay attention and don't splash because a drop of Dead Sea water in your eyes or mouth could send you scurrying out of the water.

The Dead...

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Visiting The Ancient Skyscrapers Of Cuenca, Spain

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2011 | 8:02 AM

Rain and wind envelop the Huecar River gorge, sending hats swirling and turning umbrellas inside out as travelers make their way across an iron bridge toward the center of Cuenca, a medieval Spanish town that charms with its hanging houses, stone steps and ancient artifacts.

In some cities, the severe...

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Observations On India From A First-Time Visitor (PHOTOS)

(26) Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 4:40 PM

Questions clogged my head in advance of a recent trip to India. There was so much I didn't know about this Asian country and its people. I was determined to satisfy my curiosity.

Three weeks after touching down in New Delhi, I was headed back to the US, having learned...

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