Pledging Undying Love with Love Locks

Love Locks – A Statement of Love or Vandalism? A SHORT STORY We were never aware of love locks before about fifteen years ago but recently as we travel we often come across collections of padlocks attached to bridges and other public structures. It wasn’t difficult to figure out what was going on by allContinue reading “Pledging Undying Love with Love Locks”

A Confusing Saturday In Valencia Spain

On Oct 09, 2021 we were in Valencia Spain with plans for a walking tour of the old Gothic city. Starting at the Serranos Tower, which is the largest Gothic city gates in all Europe, we strolled toward the cathedral and into the beginning of mass demonstrations around the city. Located in Catalonia, Spain, ValenciaContinue reading “A Confusing Saturday In Valencia Spain”

Driving Through Mississippi In The Spring

A Short Story Mississippi Odyssey Driving across Mississippi this week I realized that one of the most amazing attractions of the trip was the sides of the highways. In places, the roadsides were literally carpeted in swaths of bright orange-yellow flowers mixed in with deep purple along with patches of bright reds, whites and paleContinue reading “Driving Through Mississippi In The Spring”

Intend2Travel’s World in 120 Seconds

A Celebration For Earth Day A very long time ago a couple of popular television shows whould do segments called “speed seeing”. I have always been amazed at how much information can be processed in a very short time spans. The segments actually got frame viewing rates down to 1/12th of a second. The shortestContinue reading “Intend2Travel’s World in 120 Seconds”

A Steam Railroad In France – Tournon Lamastre

Going Back In Time On a recent trip through France we spent time visiting the Tournon Lamastre Steam Railroad line which features open-air cars (in the warm months), beautiful old steam engines and fantastic scenery. About 125 miles north of the city of Avignon along the Rhône River in southern France is Doux Gorges, locatedContinue reading “A Steam Railroad In France – Tournon Lamastre”

A Unique Thai Market

A Short Story Visiting Thailand’s Maeklong Train Market Thailand is known for its “water markets” and they are a magnet for tourists as guides load visitors into boats and float them through these interesting markets. The floating water markets are really colorful with shops that sell everything from snakes to furniture with generous offerings ofContinue reading “A Unique Thai Market”

Experiencing Buddhism In Thailand

A Short Story Thailand is almost exclusively a Buddhist nation. It has been the religion of the country for centuries because it resonates with the spirit of the Thai people. “Thai” is a word that means freedom, and most people in Thailand treasure freedom, and Buddhism blends well with that spirit of the Thai people.Continue reading “Experiencing Buddhism In Thailand”

A Rusty Old Beer Can

Artifacts and Ancient History A Short Story and Something Completely Different Hiking a mountain trail in Georgia recently we came across the old remains of a CCC camp facility in the woods and poking around the ruins I found an old beer can. It wasn’t just a piece of mountain litter but a true artifact.Continue reading “A Rusty Old Beer Can”

The Palace Guard in Copenhagen An Encounter

Above: The canal at Nyhavn A Short Story During a short visit to Copenhagen, Denmark a group of our friends went off to see the changing of the guard at Amalienborg Palace. We headed off on our own with plans to find the Little Mermaid statue and stroll the canal district. After finding the LittleContinue reading “The Palace Guard in Copenhagen An Encounter”

Around Our World in 120 Seconds

Let’s Call This a Short Story Recently flipping through photographs and trying to put together a slide show I realized that what I was doing would take several hours just to see. While the photographs are good, who in their right mind wants to sit through hours of viewing slides? Welcome back to the sixtiesContinue reading “Around Our World in 120 Seconds”