JAPAN IN CHERRY-BLOSSOM SEASON

JAPAN IN CHERRY-BLOSSOM SEASON April 10-26, 2016 I had never been to Asia and friends convinced me correctly that Japan was a great destination so I signed on to a tour with Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT). I was not pleased with the operational policies of OAT which I will evaluate at the end of the…

A VOYAGE ON THE AMAZON DISCOVERY

A VOYAGE ON THE AMAZON DISCOVERY,  December 4 – 10, 2015 Best viewed on a computer with full screen. A cell phone will not do justice to the photos. All photos by the author except that many of the photos of birds high in the trees were taken by guide Eric Pineda with my camera.…

STUDY ABROAD: WHY CHOOSE MEXICO? ITS PREEMINENCE & ITS IMPEDIMENTS

This post has been revised to reflect the improved State Department advisory for Cuernavaca, Morelos, January 2016. This is an expanded and illustrated version of a paper delivered August 6, 2015, at Universidad Internacional in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, at the 2nd International Congress, Latin America: Tradition & Globalization.   Click on the photos to enlarge them. For…

A NEW JEWEL ADORNS CUERNAVACA’S CENTRO HISTÓRICO. EL MUSEO DE ARTE INDÍGENA CONTEMPORÁNEO

Cuernavaca’s cultural life just received a momentous boost. A sensational new museum opened to the pubic on Avenida Morelos 275, next door to the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. The Museo de Arte Indígena Contemporáneo is a project of the Patronato Universitario of the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, UAEM for its initials in Spanish. Both…