Tuesday Travelogue-August 19 2014

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Real Estate Agent with John L Scott Market Center 700512026

Welcome to the ongoing weekly series called Tuesday Travelogue. We are in our ninth week! Each week, some ActiveRain bloggers are spotlighted to take us somewhere we may not have been on some kind of virtual travel (and it doesn't cost a dime!). Here is the purpose:

 

" to enjoy the ride"

"take a trip without even leaving the farm"

"expand your horizons"

"see through someone else's eyes"

and hopefully much more!

Bob Swetz, "Vegas Bob" happens to be one of THE best photographers on ActiveRain and his Alaska trip through his lens is not to be missed! (I've had several Tuesday Traveloggers visiting there this year!)

Bob Swetz Photography

You're so VANE.....Donald Hester keeps us updated on his trips through Scandinavian countries and shows us local artwork up in the sky!

Donald Hester photography Arild Sweden

Peg Barcelo, one of my favorite crazy artistic-types in ActiveRain moved to South  Okanagan, BC within the last two years or so. She shares why she loves this lovely BC community! (I always like to learn about our neighbors up north!)

lake Okanagan

Mryl Jeffcoat always delivers a great story and this time travel piece takes you back to a time in pre-EuroAmerican California. She is a marvelous storyteller (and terrific photographer to boot)!

Indian Grinding Rock State Park

 

Please be sure and take the time to comment on these blogposts!

 

 I hope that you enjoyed all of these virtual travels. Please feel free to join our group

Travelers in the Rain!

 

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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Roy, you totally cracked me up!!!

Aug 19, 2014 04:21 AM #6
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Debb, enjoy your "time", past AND present.

Aug 19, 2014 04:22 AM #7
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
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Gayle - Thank you for the feature in your Tuesday Travelogue.  It's greatly appreciated!  Now I'm off to visit the blogs of the others who were featured.

Aug 19, 2014 04:53 AM #8
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Mryl, you can always be counted on to deliver a great piece of history in your area. Love it!

Aug 19, 2014 04:56 AM #9
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Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Gayle, thank you so much once again for this Tuesday Travelogue.  I absolutely love the Bob Swetz photo of that Alaskan sky and this is getting motivated to travel there.  I am going to be in Arkansas on September 2-5 and will be sure to take some photos of our beautiful south.

Aug 19, 2014 06:25 AM #10
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Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
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Not sure how I've missed these, but I have some catching up to do.  Good stuff.

Aug 19, 2014 07:10 AM #11
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Gayle - I had somehow missed this cool series before. Great idea, and I'll be checking these out. (And Mary & I are heading up the Amazon in November and will be posting about it once we get back to wi-fi country).

Aug 19, 2014 08:27 AM #12
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Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
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That is a wonderful pick for this week Gayle.  You have an eye -- for your own area . . . and for others' 

Aug 19, 2014 09:12 AM #13
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Thanks for the trip Gayle! Love the photos from Peg and Myrl! Beauty and history!

Aug 19, 2014 09:55 AM #14
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Joanna, ironically, I randomly chose Arkansas as a place to check out to see if there were any interesting posts on travel...alas there weren't any. I hope that you will change that!

Roger, this is why I'm here! To be a vessel for showing you the way to other lands and other times...

Dick, I hope that you've joined the Travelers in the Rain Group so that your travels can be found there! Thank you for finding my weekly travelogue...it's so much fun exploring the universe! 

Carla, nice to see you and thanks for the compliment!

Donna, happy to oblige...enjoy your trip. 

 

Aug 19, 2014 12:06 PM #15
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Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

This is the first I have come to your Travelogue Series. I find it enjoyable to see where other AR members have traveled or are traveling and appreciating through their photos. Very interesting, Gayle. I see there is a Travelers in the Rain Group?

Aug 19, 2014 04:16 PM #16
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Gayle. Am truly enjoying your series, the posts and the photos are great, thank you for sharing them.

Aug 19, 2014 07:37 PM #17
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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Hey Gayle-tbhis is the first time I have come across your travelogue. Nice job and some interesting places!

Aug 19, 2014 08:24 PM #18
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Morning I believe if I left today and went traveling I would not be able to see all the wonderful sights I would like to before I'm just a memory.  Pity

Aug 19, 2014 09:02 PM #19
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Jane, you are now officially invited! I sent you a link. 

Joe, it's fun to share AR bloggers' posts, and where they're all going that we haven't been to yet. YET is my watchword. 

Marco, welcome, glad you found it!

James, preachin' to the choir, my friend. 

Aug 19, 2014 09:42 PM #20
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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker
RVA Home Team - Richmond, VA
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These are great photos and I missed just about all of them as the blog-roll goes so quickly! Thanks for sharing!

Aug 19, 2014 11:24 PM #21
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Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
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These are fabulous photos. Tom and I were talking just today about how we need to travel more.

Aug 20, 2014 02:04 PM #22
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Anna Hatridge
Goodson Realty - Farmington, MO
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I cannot believe I am 9 weeks behind!  I missed the original post so now I have lots of catching up to do and I will enjoy the view.  These are great photos and your captions are entertaining.

Aug 20, 2014 11:10 PM #23
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Shannon, hope you had a chance to check them out.

Tammie, call me crazy but I didn't know that you and Tom were "an item"!!!!!haha (I'm a bit slow, sometimes...)

Anna, c'mon, girl, catch up!

 

 

Aug 21, 2014 01:49 AM #24
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Bob Crane
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Sorry I missed this one last week Gayle.

I did see the series that Donald posted a while back including the weather vanes, it was a great series, my favorite was the one about he land with the funny name and the driftwood art.

Myrls picture reminds me of some of the Navajo structures in NM and AZ.

So many gems in the rain, thanks for taking us along on the trip!

Bob

 

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