So there is the children’s novel being read in 4th grade now. It’s Island of the Blue […]
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is Transmogrify — to change in appearance or form. This little one is transforming […]
Bay Bridge, San Francisco. See more Shine photos at the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.
Kongo headed to the Getty Villa on the Malibu coast on Friday to dine with the gods. No really. […]
In downtown Los Angeles, not far from the towering skyscrapers and iconic city administration building is a small, out of the way pocket of Old Mexico known as Olivera Street. If you’re running short of curios for your next Cinco de Mayo party or just need to stock up on Día de Muertos costumes, you need to head to Olivera Street. It’s also a wonderful excursion and opportunity to learn about the history of this behemoth city on the West Coast.
If you’re of a certain age and watch TV you have seen plenty of commercials about river cruising. Long boats ply navigable rivers all over Europe. Some companies are planning cruise itineraries on U.S. rivers too. Like all travel options there are pros and cons. This post examines Kongo’s take on river cruising in Europe.