Destinations

The TWRTimes is pleased to bring you Mary Lee Cipriano. Mary Lee is going to take us traveling around the world. Let’s go meet her. By way of introduction, I owned a travel agency based outside of Philadelphia PA for twenty five years, and have been fortunate to travel quite a bit. Through this series of articles, I will tell about some of my favorite places in the world and at times will challenge you to know “Where in the World is Mary Lee?”

Strange Lights at Night

Oviedo LightsNot far from Orlando, actually sort of between Orlando and Sanford, there’s been claim of a ghost light that chases cars.  Some witnesses reported lights that look like the headlights of a car that come down the road and then just stop and hang in midair.   These lights seem to favor the warmer…

Destination – Alaska

The Last FrontierGlaciers!  Frozen tundra! Bears! Leaping salmon! Dog sled rides!  What calls you to this beautiful place? The best way to see the glaciers of Alaska is by cruise ship!  In fact, its the only way to get to Juneau!  If you’re thinking about it, I have great information to share with you.  …

Florida Southern College

Frank Lloyd Wright is right nearby!An amazing display of Frank Lloyd Wright architechture is only an hour away in Lakeland Florida! Ten buildings and two additional structures are on site for you to view! The fountain is amazing. In 2012, the Florida Southern College Historic District was designated a National Historic Landmark by the National…

Destination – Bradenton FL

Something to do on a rainy day…This month’s destinations is a quickie!  And something you should do on a rainy day!  Go to the Palma Sola Presbyterian Church in Bradenton.  The face of Jesus can really be seen on the brick wall of the church.  Although it is visible all the time, it is especially…

New Years Eve ‘Round the USA

The Top Seven Places To CelebrateNo I’m not starting with the last and building suspense. The best place in the country to party for New Year’s Eve is…. New Orleans, Louisiana Next to Mardi Gras, New Years is one of the best parties to be had in New Orleans.There are some unique experiences to be…

Destination – The Galapagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean west of Ecuador.  The population is approximately 25,000 Spanish speaking people. The islands are known for their vast number of endemic species unique to the island and were studied by Charles Darwin.   His observations and…

OH-IO

I found myself in Columbus Ohio while visiting my daughter, Christy, and her family.  I thought it was a good time to learn something about this fair city. Did you know that Columbus, named for Christopher Columbus, is the 14th largest city in the US (I didn’t know that!) with a population of about 860,000.…

Destination – Scranton PA

Have You Ever Been Down Inside a Coal Mine?Destination – Scranton PA Spending a week in Scranton at my son’s house is definitely a unique experience. Especially since he’s not even here!  What kind of visit is this?  LOL In preparation for our week’s cruise to Bermuda (a working trip for me), I flew to…