Anita Culp Travel Articles

 
Anza-Borrego: Losing Myself in the Desert – California, USA
If star-gazing and quiet, relaxing desert hiking i
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Joshua Tree – California, USA
Even Anita Culp's verbosity cannot describe Joshua
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Seattle, Washington – September 2000
“The bluest skies you’ve ever seen are in SEA-AT-TLE…” I may be the only BootsnAll reader who remembers that song. A hit for Perry Como, of all people, in 1969. It was the theme song of a TV show called “Here Come the Brides” (see sidebar). Set in 19th-century Seattle, the show told the story […]
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Hot Town! Summer in the City
New York has a reputation for blistering summers. As the heat and humidity rise, they say, so do the tempers of New Yorkers. It must have something to do with all of those people stuffed into that tiny area, with nothing but concrete all around. Well, I’m here to dispel the myths about New York […]
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Bargains in Brooklyn – June 2000
In Brooklyn, the people live in row houses. Most houses follow the same pattern: four stories in brownstone or brick, with the second floor (first floor to the rest of the world) being the parlor. Originally the ground floor was reserved for kitchens and maids’ quarters, so the parlor floor became the entrance to the […]
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Going Solo
So you’re ready to travel. Pick a place, any place. Let’s say you’ve always wanted to go to China. You’ve seen pictures of the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Tianenmen Square. You loved The Last Emperor and Raise the Red Lantern. You’ve eaten Szechuan and Hunan and Chao Chow. You’ve always been fascinated with Chinese […]
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Hot Town! Summer in the City! – New York City, New York, USA
Hot Town! Summer in the City New York City – Summer 2002 New York has a reputation for blistering summers. As the heat and humidity rise, so do the tempers of New Yorkers. It must have something to do with all of those people stuffed into that tiny area, with nothing but concrete all around. […]
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