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About sayslife

On Sabbatical to live out some Bucket List dreams. Life just keeps zooming along, and friends keep passing away. Time to live never seems enough, as the daily duties always seem to keep calling. Now I'm changing that. Gonna see the world. Come along for the ride - you're invited :)

My second post on Cuba!

Don’t know how I managed it, but I got the second post on Cuba up today, this one on the Valley of Vinales. What a gorgeous place! Visit it at

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Viva la Cuba! We Begin in Havana!

My first post on my one month’s trip to Cuba is finally up on my new website, If you haven’t subscribed to that new blogsite yet, you might want to. It’s where I’ll be posting all my future travels. … Continue reading

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Follow my New BlogSite!

Hello, Friends, Followers and Family! I’m off to see a lot of different parts of the world in the next ten years (at least, that’s the plan) before I get too old and tired to be bothered with it all … Continue reading

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Preparing for the next adventure!

Hello, Friends! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any adventures, so it’s about time! This winter I’m planning to visit Mexico and Argentina. If you have any suggestions as to great places you’ve been to in either of those countries, … Continue reading



Amazing Revelations…

Hello Friends-at-Large, The last 24 hours have provided an astounding awakening for me…probably I should have known it before, but I’m just so damn trusting that others are as honest as I am. Here’s what I learned… While doing an … Continue reading

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Good-bye, Brazil! Hello, Hurricanes!

May 24th, 2011 – Took a last walk through parts of Paraty I’d not seen before. There was a lot of construction going on in the building of a stone path out to the jetty. It will be an attractive … Continue reading

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Last Day in Paradise – er, Paraty!

May 23rd, 2011 – This was to be my last full day in Brazil. Breakfast was a little late being served at Hostel Che Legaro, but finally it was all on the table by 8:30 or so. After breakfast I … Continue reading

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Snorkeling in Paradise

May 22, 2011 – Woke with the dawn and went out for a walk down along the waterway, over to the beach and on to the pier, around the perimeter of town, and back via the main street. What a … Continue reading

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One Wild Dash to Paraty!

May 21st, 2011 – The breakfast buffet was a lavish spread laid out on glass plates in tiers on a long, white tablecloth. The dining ware was equally elegant, which made the whole experience quite impressive. And, at last, I … Continue reading

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The Train to Tiradantes, and a Surreal Scramble

May 20th, 2011 – My trip was down to the last 4 days before catching my flight out of Sao Paulo back to the U.S. I had missed two other steam train rides that I had hoped to take – … Continue reading

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