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TRAVEL PURSUITS—Winning pix from Colombia, winter 2015

TRAVEL PURSUITS—Winning pix from Colombia, winter 2015

We are pleased to announce the winner of our trip, Colombia: A paradise where reality and magic blur. Our judge this time was Alex Fiscalini, painter, photographer, graphic artist, and art director. Alex was drawn right away to this photo by Christine Croucher of Forest, Ontario. Christine has been toting […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

A funny thing happens when I travel with Classical Pursuits: I fall in love. OK, It may be more philia than eros, but a deep and enduring affection develops for the country I am visiting. It happened in Egypt, in India, in Vietnam and Cambodia. I leave home with great […]

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GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

GUEST BLOG – Travelling with Books

I think we read and we travel for many of the same reasons. We like to visit new places and experience new things. Books are a kind of travel by imagination. Although I’ve travelled a fair bit, and I’ve read quite a lot, I’d never combined the two until I […]

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GUEST BLOG — Realism With a Dash of Magic in Colombia by Mark Cwik

GUEST BLOG — Realism With a Dash of Magic in Colombia by Mark Cwik

A couple of years ago, a friend in Bogota told me a joke that he says Colombians tell on themselves. It runs something like this: “When God was creating the world, He was especially generous when it came to Colombia. He gave it the lush Amazon, the spectacular Andes, the […]

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