The Grand Canyon by Ray Raposo

The Grand Canyon is like nothing you’ve ever seen. One’s first impression is of witnessing a different planet. The canyon is carved by the Colorado River in the state of Arizona. It is contained within and managed by Grand Canyon National Park, the Hualapai Tribal Nation, the Havasupai Tribe and the Navajo Nation. The Grand Canyon National Park is...

Provence & Cote d’Azur by Ray Raposo

Scenic landscapes, blue seas, wonderful wines & food, plus incredible historical heritage is what you’ll experience driving from town to town in France’s Provence and the Cote d’Azur.  After driving from Paris and the chateaus of the Loire Valley with our friends Rick and Marilyn Smit, we arrive in Avignon, a city in southeastern France’s Provence region, set on the...

The Northern Coast of Spain by Ray Raposo

Scenic landscapes, blue seas, regional foods, religious landmarks, and tremendous historical heritage, you’ll find that and so much more as you visit the cities and towns of Spain’s Northern Coastline. After taking a train from Madrid to the tip of Northern Spain, we arrive at La Coruña in Galicia. This port city is the birthplace of my paternal Grandparents. The...

Edinburgh, Scotland by Ray Raposo

Edinburgh is Scotland’s enthralling capital city and second most populous behind Glasgow. Edinburgh’s Old Town is filled with medieval charm and it’s Georgian New Town with old world elegance. Scotland is part of Great Britain, and shares the mainland with England to the south. We flew from London to Edinburgh and took just over an hour, from the airport...

Caribbean Dreams: Dominican Republic By: Ray Raposo

Surrounded by nearly 250 miles of coastline on the north, east and south, the Dominican Republic’s beaches are known world wide for pristine white sand beaches that are lapped by the warm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Republic...