Tuesday Travelogue-December 2nd

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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 twentysecond  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!

 

(Be sure and click on the links in blue.)

 

We are taking a brief departure from our travels across America alphabetically, because I just HAD TO SHARE this amazing Amazon trip that Dick Greenburg and his wife Mary took!!!!! (I wanna go! I wanna go!)

Owl Monkeys

The photos, the experiences....absolutely mind-bogglingly wonderful! You can keep the tarantula though, Dick.

Bird-Eating Tarantula

NOT FOR ME, thanks anyway! This is just a tease, please enjoy the array of photos and fabulous commentary by our traveling host, Dick (The Man)Greenburg. 

Since I'm feeling worldly, I thought we'd have Sheila Anderson take us to South Africa next!

All of these cool places that our fellow and female ActiveRain travelers have visited--I'm so jealous happy for them! 

Now it's off to Burma with Vegas Bob! A long way from Nevada, VB, but worth the trip.

 

Let's end our travels today with a sunset in Aruba....thank you,Ed Silva for taking us to the sun in December (on your anniversary, too)!

Vacation in Aruba

Please don't forget to comment on these blogposts and I hope that you enjoyed all of these virtual travels. Feel free to join our group:

Travelers in the Rain!

 

 

 

 

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Joanna Cohlan
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Gayle, wonderful posts this week.  I love Dick Greenburg's photos of the tarantula and those wonderful monkeys - that tarantula looks very hairy! Love your commentary as well!

Dec 02, 2014 04:00 AM #3
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Dick Greenberg
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Hi Gayle - Thanks for the feature. It was a great trip to a seldom visited place, full of strange and wonderful things - we would recommend it to anyone.

Dec 02, 2014 04:21 AM #4
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Gary Woltal
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Wow all outside the USA today. Those Amazon critters are wild.

Dec 02, 2014 04:37 AM #5
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Tom White
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Gayle, thanks for highlighting some world travelers today! I saw Dick's post but not the other ones!

Dec 02, 2014 05:25 AM #6
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Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
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I've been to Aruba!!!  LOL. The other spots are a bit more exotic than I'm used to!

Interesting coincidence though....my daughter just got home yesterday from a 10 day hiking trip to Peru. Prior to that trip she spent a couple months visiting a friend in S. Africa.  She was only home 2 days in between the two trips. 

Dec 02, 2014 05:40 AM #7
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Gayle,

I loved Dick's post, and I want to go!  Happy Tuesday to you, we just got back from a trip in the rain from Beverly Hills, A

Dec 02, 2014 06:24 AM #8
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Noah Seidenberg
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Gayle, I saw the pictures on Dicks blog. That spider is sort of scary. I'd check it out.

Dec 02, 2014 06:36 AM #9
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Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
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Hello Gayle ... thanks for the plug my friend

Dec 02, 2014 06:56 AM #10
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Good evening Gayle. Will photos of my trip to the lumber yard suffice? I really have not been to very interesting places here lately.

Dec 02, 2014 07:14 AM #11
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Gayle, The most I can contribute is my 500 mile trip from San Jose to San Diego (LOL)!  What great fun sharing the amazing trips Rainers take.

Dec 02, 2014 07:29 AM #12
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Hello, world travelers and world traveler wanna-bes! I'm off to deliver new fliers for a brand new listing (gotta get that up on AR soon!) and then the 2nd walk of the day with the dogs in the balmy 32ish degree temps before the sun goes down.

I'll leave you right now with this photo I took of my new listing last night as the moon was coming out...can you see it? (I had a wide angle lens, so at least you know it's in the sky somewhere....)

Winter frost on a Fishhawk Lake eve!

Preview Photo

Dec 02, 2014 07:42 AM #13
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks, Gayle, for sharing this interesting selection of photographs. Have a wonderful December with your camera in hand

Dec 02, 2014 07:46 AM #14
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Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
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Thanks for the recognition Gayle. The trip was special and the feature is just a bonus

Dec 02, 2014 10:35 AM #15
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
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We have not travelled out of the good old USA but we have seen most of that! I think there are only 4-6 states we have not been to.

Dec 02, 2014 12:23 PM #16
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Gayle my life is now traveling through other people's lives...I have been so busy that this year I only took three days off to go to wine country....so this is fun for me...Endre

Dec 02, 2014 12:56 PM #17
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Gayle. I am never disappointed, our Tuesday photo date is always special. Love this set that you shared with all of us.

Dec 02, 2014 05:42 PM #18
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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I look forward to my Tuesday travels.  Staying at home today coming down with a head cold.  

Dec 02, 2014 08:30 PM #19
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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I too want to go to the Amazon some day - the trip looks incredible. Not too dangerous - but enough for a bit of a thrill. Although watching a sunset from a beach in Aruba sounds mighty nice about now... ;)

Dec 03, 2014 02:34 AM #20
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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I'm so happy that you are enjoying traveling with me and my "guests". It's like reading a great book, it takes you somewhere else and you don't have to leave your comfy seat! 

Dec 03, 2014 02:43 AM #21
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Some great finds from around the world Gayle, I had Dicks trip marked on my calendar and visited his post earlier tonight, now to go and enjoy a few more virtual travels at the other blogs.

 

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