How To Stay Fit

How To Stay Fit

This is for folks like ourselves. Folks who want to stay fit, but don’t know how. It’s a companion to “What Do You Eat?“, which is about tailoring your diet to achieve fitness and good health.

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Scenic Salzburg in Pictures

Mirabelle Flowers

View From Hohensalzburg Castle

View From Hohensalzburg Castle

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Why Do We Travel?

Palace of Versailles, Paris, France

When you look at travel photos posted by friends on Facebook or Twitter or Instagram or Pinterest, everything looks so beautiful, joyous and fun.

Reality doesn’t quite work that way.  In fact, travel travails often have you wondering why you even bother to leave home!

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Where’s Your Sistine Chapel?

Vatican Museum

“Without having seen the Sistine Chapel one can form no appreciable idea of what one man is capable of achieving.” – Johann Wolfgang Goethe, 23 August 1787

The highlight of our tour of the Musei Vaticani (Vatican Museum) in Rome, Italy, was a visit to the fabled Sistine Chapel, the sacred sanctum sanctorum where a Papal conclave meets to elect a new head of the Roman Catholic church.

Sistine Chapel ceiling

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Santa Maria Maggiore – In Pictures

Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy

The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is one of the oldest churches in Rome built in 440 AD by Pope Sixtus III.  

It was one of four great pilgrimage churches in Rome, and is a mind-boggling awe-inspiring monument.

Inside, mosaics from the 5th century narrate 36 scenes from the Old Testament, and the wood ceiling is gilded with the first gold brought from the New World.

Santa Maria Maggiore mosaics

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