This is the May 2013 issue

Boarding Pass

Travelers' Intercom

13th-century loggia, Piazza della Loggio, in Levanto.
For Cinque Terre, stayed in Levanto
By Stephen O. Addison, Jr.
Appears on Page 14
By Carol Baumeister Schmidt
Appears on Page 15
Tourists snapped pictures of tango dancers on Plaza Dorrego in the San Telmo area of Buenos Aires.
Tango time in Buenos Aires
By Joyce A. Bruck
Appears on Page 15
Not delighted with Turkey tour
By Sheila Monk
Appears on Page 24
India through Indebo
By Judy Davis
Appears on Page 26
Nagasaki guide
By Arthur Gladstone
Appears on Page 26
Samantha Sartain on the walls of Chester, England.
Hiking Offa’s Dyke Path in the UK
By Samantha Sartain
Appears on Page 27
An oryx in Awash National Park. Photo: O’Brien
Ethiopia’s ‘wonderful’ mix
By Kevin O’Brien
Appears on Page 29
‘Wonderful’ Iran
By Peggy Scanlon
Appears on Page 51
Iran ‘interesting’
By Nicky Baker
Appears on Page 52
Pleased with Tauck, United
By Clara Roth
Appears on Page 52
Asian airports’ good impression
By Steve Lopes
Appears on Page 53
France’s Château de Chambord
By Jack & Yvonne Prevo
Appears on Page 73

Calling All Readers!

Packed for the occasion
Appears on Page 38


Some of the curiously eroded “fairy chimneys” in Zelve, Cappa­docia, Turkey. Photo: Tykol
Pocket knives allowed in carry-ons. Protecting data in stolen laptops.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
Norovirus: What, me worry?
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
Appears on Page 55
The Mud Maid in repose. Photo: Julian Stephens
Cornwall’s Lost Gardens of Heligan
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Horn
Appears on Page 58
The Roman theater in Fiesole in the hills above Florence, Italy.
Before Florence
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 60
A Guatapé local poses by a pub-front “socket” for which he served as a model.
Bogotá, Medellín and Guatapé, Colombia
Far Horizons

By Randy Keck
Appears on Page 62

Funniest Thing

Ears are burning
By James McGee
Appears on Page 53

Where in the World? Correct Answers

Shlisselburg Fortress, located in northwestern Russia
Shlisselburg Fortress, Russia
Appears on Page 77