My adventure to the Cotswold’s was a walking tour from one charming small town to the next. My family and I walked the Cotswold hills for 6 days staying in a different inn each night, some as old as 500 years. After a huge English breakfast it was off to walk the Cotswold Way (wold is hill in old English) or the Heart of England walking trail. » Read More »
Provence is medieval villages of fortified towns guarding its ancient borders with countless villages perched defensively on hilltops; and great cities like Arles, Aix and Avignon full of culture. This area of southeastern France is full of sunshine and extrodinary food and wine. Unless you have months to explore, visiting Provence is difficult to choose where to go. » Read More »
Otavalo is a city about 34 miles north of Quito, Ecuador (1 1/2 hour drive due to the mountains country). On Saturdays, the massive Otavalo market overflows from the Plaza de Ponchos and colorful textiles and crafts fill tents along streets in a third of the city. Otavaleños are famous for their weavings, everything from blankets and bags to sweaters and gloves.