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Photo of the Week – The Temple of the Three Windows at Machu Picchu

It is believed that the Temple of Three windows (previously five in total) represented the three mythological caves from which the Ayar brothers, children of the sun, stepped into the world. Inside the remains of the temple is a carved … Continue reading

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Scooting Around With Cancer

In reading A Tale for Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, I was moved by the narrators desires to share stories about her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who is more than one hundred years old.  While my mother is neither Buddhist or … Continue reading

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Rusted Sign in Brunswick, Maryland

We were walking through this semi-desterted town, Brunswick in Maryland when I saw this sign.  Brunswick, Maryland is an old railroad town that was a hub for the now defunct Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. On a Saturday afternoon the town … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Door in Cusco

I try to be attentive when I’m walking around while traveling.  This particular shot was a random door I saw in Cusco.  I liked the bold color it gave against the grayish background.  The bit of life it gave to … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Vilcanota Mountain Range

I was hiking along the Inca Trail when I turned and saw the snow covered peaks of the Vilcanota mountain range is in the distance.  I snapped this photo and didn’t think twice about it until I got home and … Continue reading

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Buying a Used X100 – How to Avoid Sticky Aperture Blade

As I mentioned earlier, the X100 is the best travel camera I have ever owned. I bought mine used and got a great deal on it. However in doing my research prior to buying, I came across the Sticky Aperture … Continue reading

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