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Julie H. Ferguson
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Author, freelance writer, addicted traveler, avid photographer
Author, freelance writer, addicted traveler, avid photographer

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My article and images about a day-long cooking school in Fes, Morocco includes shopping for ingredients in the ancient medina.
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IMPRESSIONS OF RUSSIA
Russia's turbulent past, both ancient and modern, influence everything I've seen — the many nations and climates, the Mongol hordes, the Tsars and their expansionism, the Tsars and their internecine murders, the Revolution of 1917, the communist era USSR an...
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MY RUSSIAN SHIP
MS Zosima Shashkov The Russian cruise line, Vodaport, owns this ship and 52 others.  Zosima Shaskov is a 3 star ship, some are 5 star. I chose to cruise with a Russian line, crewed by Russians, so I could see what it was like. I don't need a huge suite, a b...
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PHOTO STORY OF WARSAW'S OLD TOWN
Warsaw's old town was built in the 1600s but was flattened in World War Two by the Nazi and Russian invading armies. It has been recon-structed since to look the same outside and in. The main square seen above and right is where the action isand it's touris...
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POLIN: THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF POLISH JEWS
Although I expected the Museum of the History of Polish Jews was going to be a somber visit, I wanted to have the experience. Poland is a country sandwiched between Germany and Russia and has been invaded, occupied, and ravaged by expansionist nations throu...
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FIRST THOUGHTS ABOUT WARSAW
Strains of a Chopin étude accompanied my lunch in the hotel's courtyard delighting me in a quiet green oasis. No sounds of the bustling city of Warsaw intruded as I sipped my Polish beer. I can spell the name of the beer but cannot pronounce it. My server t...
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BIG MOVE, BIG TRAVEL
A week after I move to Penticton, BC, 250 miles east of Vancouver, I travel to the UK, Poland, Russia, France, and home via ten days in Ontario. I shall be away for six weeks. Not good planning, but there it is! The trip is not the problem, but packing for ...
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Enjoyed two flying visits to the south #Okanagan, BC, in May and June. Looking southwest from JoieFarm winery over Okanagan Lake on a hot day. © Photos by Pharos 2017
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DAY TRIP TO TOLEDO, SPAIN
On a lovely sunny morning I was wafting along in one of those high coaches on the autoroute to Toledo. It's only an hour south from Madrid, and two friends had told me it was a must-visit town while I was so close. San Martin Bridge looking to old Toledo To...
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Donkeys remain a major source of transport in #Morocco, either pulling carts or with panniers. © Photos by Pharos 2017
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09/05/2017
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