This is the August 2017 issue


The Masai men’s dances included a lot of singing and jumping.
Following the migration in Kenya and Tanzania
By George Anderson
Appears on Page 6
Children pausing during a parade through the streets of Oaxaca.
Capturing the lively atmosphere of Oaxaca’s Day of the Dead
By Ken Mallory
Appears on Page 20
We were lost for hours on our drive from Burgos to Santiago but discovered incomparable landscapes.
A serendipitous self-drive journey through Spain
By Donna Altes
Appears on Page 34
Dhammayangyi Temple, the largest one in Bagan.
Five fabulous events featured on a 180-day ‘round-the-world cruise
By Donald Tremblay
Appears on Page 45

Travelers' Intercom

‘Meet and assist’ with Delta
By Marilyn Hill
Appears on Page 14
Brazil tax on cruisers
By Nancy & Ed Norberg
Appears on Page 14
Roman Theatre of Verulamium in St. Albans, England. Photo by Diane Harrison
Fun day in St. Albans
By Diane Harrison
Appears on Page 15
A painting at Azuwa Maryam — Bahir Dar.
Private Ethiopia tour with Awaze
By Theodore Liebersfeld
Appears on Page 24
Edna R.S. Alvarez (center), flanked by the chef de cuisine and the guest house owner, receiving a cake for her 78th birthday —  Sel d’Ailleurs.
‘Wonderful’ guest house in Morocco
By Edna R.S. Alvarez
Appears on Page 28
Papua New Guinea, at last
By Arlene Hamann
Appears on Page 29
Paris’s other museums of note
By Lorenz Rychner
Appears on Page 30
Fanciful tile-covered sculpture created by José Rodríguez Fuster. Photos by David J. Patten
Cuba’s Fusterlandia
By David J. Patten
Appears on Page 32
Youssef Kharroubi (left) and Liz’s husband, Josh Rosenblum. Photo by Liz Stack
Enjoyed Moroccan guide
By Liz Stack
Appears on Page 49
‘Traveling light’ packing list
By Rosemary McDaniel
Appears on Page 50
Driving in Bulgaria
By Philip Wagenaar
Appears on Page 50
Beware of jet lag
By Michael Mouat
Appears on Page 50

Calling All Readers!

Randy Poteet at the highest point of Inntravel's “The Provence Long Trail” itinerary in France. Photo by Sally Schoenberg
Day pack hiking tours
Appears on Page 41

Calling All Readers! Call for Submissions

bird watching
A good bird-watching site
Appears on Page 17


David Irving positioned on Huayna Picchu, overlooking Machu Picchu, in Peru — not so precarious a perch.
Updates on the travel ban, laptops in carryons, Cuba travel, Western Wall and Falklands penguins.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
Australia Plug
Plugging in overseas
The Mindful Traveler

By Mark Gallo
Appears on Page 52
Interior of Scola Tedesca, one of Ghetto’s still-existing five historic synagogues — Venice, Italy. Photos by Julie Skurdenis
Venice — world’s first Ghetto
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 53
Scotland’s sparsely populated Isle of Skye is easiest to explore with a set of wheels that allow you to enjoy the scenery at your own pace. Photo by Cameron Hewitt
How to survive a European road trip
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 55
The 14th-century Trakai Island Castle, outside of Vilnius, was recently reconstructed. Photos by Randy Keck
The Baltics (Part 1 of 3)
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 56

Funniest Thing

Love in the produce section
By Joyce Bundgaard
Appears on Page 50

Where in the World? Correct Answers