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08/1/2008

Venice in Vegas

I say no to Sin City, yes to nature.   By Charlie Huisking   During a delightful afternoon last week, I watched gondolas glide along the Grand Canal, stopped for some supremely rich chocolate gelato and had lunch in an outdoor cafe on St. Mark’s Square. And all of this was in the Nevada desert! […]

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08/1/2008

A Busy Day in San Diego

     Petco Park and pandas are among the draws of this lovely city.   By Charlie Huisking   My first-time visit to San Diego lasted only about 24 hours, a criminally short time for a beautifully situated city with so many diverse attractions. But we crowded a lot into our schedule.   The once-moribound […]

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