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Nidhe Synagogue Barbados

Barbados: Jewish history from 1628

By Roland Leiser Barbados in the West Indies counts among its national treasures Bridgetown’s Nidhe Israel synagogue (the Scattered of Israel) and yes, pop singer Rihanna. A street named for Barbados-born Rihanna reflects her world-wide fame, but the capital city’s synagogue and museum represent cultural icons of a different sort–a centuries-old Jewish past. Barbados Synagogue …

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Jackson Square - New Orleans

Optimize Your Travel Time with The Sightseeing Pass

Text and images by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva So you’ve finally decided to visit that city you have always wanted to see. But now it’s time to plan your trip – and this can be daunting. What to do, what are the top attractions, what is the best way to get to know the city? …

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Wayne Gretzky Winery - Niagara-on-the-Lake

The two worlds of Canada’s Niagara Region

Experience and photos by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva When we visited Canada’s Niagara Region we enjoyed a couple of days marveling at the enormous force and stunning beauty of the Falls. But we also spent a glorious couple of days experiencing the globally-acclaimed Niagara Peninsula wine region. The amazing power of nature is never more evident …

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The First Washington: Washington, Georgia

Story and photos by Will A. Davis & Mary Gallagher Not far from Atlanta or Charleston you’ll find charming Washington, Georgia and this Washington has the distinct accolade of being the first of the hundreds of towns, cities and counties named after our first US president, the incomparable George Washington. Washington, Georgia This incredibly pleasant …

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