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?”

Destination – Lady Lake, Florida

Its October and my chance to scare you with the story of The Haunting of Rolling Acres Road. Its our Florida. Rolling Acres Road crosses highway 441 in Lady Lake, and if you turn East on it, you will be disappointed. It runs through a populated area of ordinary residences and businesses-nothing weird at all. …

Destination – Savannah Georgia

Savannah, a coastal Georgia city, is a charming Southern escape where period architecture, art, trendy boutiques and ghost stories, manufactured parks, horse-drawn carriages, cobblestoned squares are all set under a veil of Spanish moss. Oh, and the oak trees, of course you’d think of the magnificent oak trees. Savannah is a place where cuisine comes straight from…

Destination – Italy

DESTINATION:  ITALY What pictures come to mind when someone mentions Italy: a gondola in Venice; the Leaning Tower in Pisa; the Coliseum in Rome?  Do you smell the pasta gravy cooking? Ahh, the vino. I had a charming lunch in this cozy, little spot.   Few countries have as much to offer as Italy (Italia),…

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…