Civitavecchia, Italy, gets thousands of visitors a day even though is not known as a tourist destination. As a matter of fact, you wouldn’t even find it listed in most tour books were it not for its location. So the question is, What’s the attraction and why do so many people visit?
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Dear Luke and Leia, Guys you’re going to love colorful colonial Cartagena, a walled city founded in June of 1533, where old meets new in a seamless pattern of color, warmth and beauty. Pastel buildings with stunning balconies and intricate iron works line narrow cobblestone streets full of characters and tourists alike. The entire walled …
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Dear Luke and Leia, I can’t think of a better way to describe this expat community, tucked snugly into the mountains of Panama near Costa Rica: Boquete is a mountain of coffee and a cloud forest in paradise. You’d know that for sure if you ever visited during its annual coffee and flower festival.
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Dear Luke and Leia, Here we are discovering so many beautiful fountains and squares in Madrid, the capital of Spain. Like most European cities, Madrid has built its cities around central squares where people can gather to sell their wares, worship, conduct government business and greet each other.
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Dear Luke and Leia, Next up for us is Barcelona, Spain, famous for its Gaudi architecture and a fantastic waterfront area on the Mediterranean Sea. Barcelona is the capital city of the Catalonia region with a good deep water port and a wonderful history.
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Dear Luke and Leia, Remember my last postcard, when I asked “why do I have to go to Paris?” I had very good reasons: I don’t speak the language. I don’t like French people. The only good thing about France is the wine, and maybe the food.
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