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Uruguay is a beautiful, exciting country with a varied landscape and good government, where the cows outnumber the people by a ratio of 10:1. My good friend Cecilia greeted us upon our arrival in Montevideo during Carnaval and immediately introduced us to a traditional murga in a lovely open-air theatre.  Below is a murga I would like to share with you.  I hope you will enjoy this as much as we did. Cecilia also took us to the Carnaval Museum (see papier mâché figures below), a ... Continue Reading


Our itinerary included: Lisbon Sintra, Tivoli Palacio de Seteais Évora, Convento do Espinheiro There are great museums in Lisbon, including the  Calouste Gulbenkian (see photo above) located near Praça de Espanha, with one of the finest art collections in Europe,  and the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, in the city’s Santos district, Portugal’s national gallery with the largest collection of Portuguese paintings in the country. The Museu Nacional do Azulejo is dedicated to ... Continue Reading


Berkshire County in western Massachusetts draws travelers from around the world with its many varied attractions: The Appalachian Trail and many other great hiking options; Tanglewood, the summer home of the renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra; The world-famous summer dance festival at Jacobs Pillow in Becket on Jacobs Ladder Road, with its outdoor Inside/Out outdoor stage for performances by students and fledgling dance companies; Shakespeare & Company in Lenox; ... Continue Reading