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Las Trajineras de Mejico

Travel Date: July 2012 Long before I sailed the canals of Venice and fallen in love with the canals of Bruges, I cruised the canals of Xochimilco. Xochimilco is located south of Mexico City and a morning canal cruise is included in the itinerary for a daytrip which includes a visit to Coyoacan and Frida Kahlo’s… Continue reading Las Trajineras de Mejico

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In Bruges: Walking The Interesting Lanes and Alleys

There is even no need for me to say that Bruges is photogenic, charming, pretty, too good to be true. But in addition to my stories about the myth of the frog prince and the legend of swans, a few more secrets and legends lurk in its medieval and cobblestoned lanes that gives it a… Continue reading In Bruges: Walking The Interesting Lanes and Alleys

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The Legend of the Bruges Swans

One of the first things I saw, and I think added a lot to the charm of Bruges, are swans. During the photo tour, my photo tour guide, Andy, mentioned about the legend surrounding the high visibility of swans all over Bruges. And so the legend goes something like… The swans have been in Bruges canals and… Continue reading The Legend of the Bruges Swans