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Explora Israel and Paris

Explora Israel and Paris

Duration:  12 days, 11 nights Locations: Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Old Jerusalem, Ein Karem, West Bank, Bethlehem, Masada, Dead Sea, Jericho, Akka, Haifa, Galilee, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Paris “Cheers!” Lilly exclaimed as she clinked my welcome drink with hers. Our night...

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Explora Peru

Explora Peru

Duration:  9 days, 8 nights Locations: The Amazon, Cusco, Machu Picchu and Lake TiticacaPacking for 9 days for the jungle, city, mountains and a lake is not easy. Especially if you have a 4 year old. Our trip to Peru was so diverse. The Amazon Jungle first, then onto...

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Explora Madagascar

Explora Madagascar

What the fossa? Mauritius, the Seychelles, Madagascar, and Reunion Island… Indo-Mauritians make up seventy percent of the population….

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Explora India

Explora India

Duration: 10 days, 9 nights Locations: New Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Taj Mahal, Ranthambore, Jaipur, UdaipurWhen I tell people that I chose to go to India on vacation, I always get unusual stares. More so than any other place that I’ve gone. But India to me, was unlike...

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Explora Baltics

Explora Baltics

Copenhagen-Denmark, Berlin-Germany, Klaipeda-Lithuania, Visby-Sweden, Helsinki-Finland, St.Petersburg-Russia, Talinn-Estonia, Stockholm-Sweden

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Explora Portugal and Ireland

Explora Portugal and Ireland

Duration: 8 nights, 9 days Locations: Lisbon, Sintra, Porto, Cascais, Cabo de Roca, Dublin, Sligo, Galway, Cliffs of Moher, Giants Causeway, BelfastLilly and I flew separately from Miami into Lisbon. We put together these flights like a 1,000-piece puzzle and had to...

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Explora Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

Explora Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

(Blue Footed Booby Birds)Duration: 12 Days, 11 Nights Locations: Guayaquil, Quito, Otavalo, Santa Cruz, IsabelaGoaalllll! Flying from Miami to Guayaquil on a weeknight, you wouldn't think the plane would be filled with half the players from the FIFA World Cup...

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Explora Iceland

Explora Iceland

Duration: 6 Days, 5 Nights Locations: Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Gullfoss, Thingvellir, Blue Lagoon, Northern LightsSoo, back in December/January, we got back from New York City and Iceland. We hit it perfectly, as NYC was a balmy 45 degrees every day with bright, blue...

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Explora Australia

Explora Australia

Duration: 16 days, 15 nights Locations: Sydney, the Outback, Daintree Rain Forest, Cape Tribulation, the Great Barrier ReefOn Sunday, July 9th, “our crew”, (Mario, Ruth, Marco, Griselda, Nadine and I) left Boston and Florida to meet up at Los Angeles airport around 12...

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Explora Asia

Explora Asia

Duration: 21 days, 20 nights Locations: Beijing, Macau, Hong Kong, Bangkok Ko Samui, Angkor Wat, Sukau, Borneo, Malaysia, Tokyo, Kyoto Here goes another continent conquered by the Gonzalez crew... On Friday, June 8th, 2007, we embarked on our third journey together.....

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Explora Alaska

Explora Alaska

Duration: 11 days, 10 nights Locations: Seattle, Vancouver, Juneau, Ketchikan, Hubbard GlacierDear Friends and Family, Alaska, the Last Frontier. The Land of the Midnight Sun. Sarah Palin territory…. (Well, not anymore.... ha!) This past month, Mario, Lilly, Ruth and...

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Explora Africa

Explora Africa

Duration: 12 days, 11 nights Locations: Nairobi, Tanzania, Ngorogoro Crater, KenyaDear Friends and Family, Well, Mario and I and the gang are back from our trip to Africa. Whoa, this one was heavy and I hope you enjoy our details, as said below. We arrived in Nairobi...

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