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Audiobook Chapter 22: Yugoslavia, The Legacy of Religions, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 22: Yugoslavia, The Legacy of Religions, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The destructive energy of religious hatred, so major a force in our time, struck me in Yugoslavia, when I was there at the start of an earlier conflict, as Christians and Muslims began to slaughter each other.

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Audiobook Chapter 12: Oslo, The Refreshment of Art, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 12: Oslo, The Refreshment of Art, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The shocking refreshment of art, giving me a new appreciation of life, has occasionally enhanced my life.

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Audiobook Chapter 8: Amsterdam, The Intrusion of Tragedy, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 8: Amsterdam, The Intrusion of Tragedy, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

As every life unfolds, there will occasionally be the intrusion of tragedy. This is the human condition, and when tragedy occurs, it is unexplainable, unfair, and simply must be accepted with sadness. Listen as William Dougan narrates Chapter 8 “Amsterdam: The Intrusion of Tragedy” from the audiobook release of my travel literary book Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time.

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Exploring Denmark: Copenhagen and the Countryside

Exploring Denmark: Copenhagen and the Countryside

Denmark presents the traveler with an intriguing mix of civilized pleasures in Copenhagen and grand castles in a green countryside outside the metropolis, both north in Zealand and west on the island of Funen.

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Cruising Norway’s Coastal Fjords

Cruising Norway’s Coastal Fjords

Cruising the Norway coastal fjords on Bergen Line freighters will appeal to the cruise travel adventurer who delights in a modern freighter and ship. Their Norwegian Coastal Voyage cruise, on ships such as the Nordlys, stops at Alta, Nordkapp,Hammefest, and Trondheim. The cruise is also known as the hurtigruten.

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Cruising Baltic Sea Ports, such as St. Petersburg, Russia

Cruising Baltic Sea Ports, such as St. Petersburg, Russia

A cruise in the Baltic can take you on shore excursions to some of Europe’s most intriguing cities. My favorite ports on a Princess Cruise in the Baltic were St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm, and Berlin via Hamburg.

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The Former Yugoslavia Welcomes Visitors to Zagreb, Belgrade, and Dubrovnik

The Former Yugoslavia Welcomes Visitors to Zagreb, Belgrade, and Dubrovnik

The former Yugoslavia, especially the Croatia and Serbia republics, welcomes travelers to Zagreb, Belgrade, and Dubrovnik. Art, history, and the beauty of the Adriatic Coast around Dubrovnik are the attractions.

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Walking/Hiking the Alps of Switzerland from Davos and Scuol

Walking/Hiking the Alps of Switzerland from Davos and Scuol

Hiking or walking the Alps of Switzerland is possible from Davos, Scuol, and in the Swiss National Park. Day hikes amidst lovely alpine scenery occur on level trails, high in the mountains, but accessible by cable cars, trains, and buses. No energetic exertion is required. The hiker or walker returns in the evening to fine dining and comfortable lodging.

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Rambling Through Western and Northern Ireland

Rambling Through Western and Northern Ireland

Western and Northern Ireland travel highlights include Bunratty Castle re-enactors, the Connemara wild landscapes, Sligo and the statue of poet W. B. Yeats, and the now peaceful Northern Ireland terrain.

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A Cultural Stroll Through Dublin, Ireland

A Cultural Stroll Through Dublin, Ireland

A Dublin visitor should consider seeing statues and houses of the great writers, such as James Joyce, a performance at the Abbey Theater, and Trinity College, with its display of the 8th century Book of Kells. The visitor might then drink a pint of Guinness at a pub, see the Georgian Architecture around Merrion Square, and peruse the countryside, perhaps with a visit to Glendalough monastery.

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