Travel

Poland – December 2023

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Greece/Crete – October 2023

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Croatia – October 2023

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Montenegro – October 2023

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Greece – October 2023

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Italy – October 2023

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Finland – July 2023

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Estonia – July 2023

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Brazil – May/June 2023 – Brasilia, Natal, Pirenópolis

June 12, 2023 – I love visiting Brazil and being with my Brazilian ‘family’.  So many longtime friends, many dating back over 35 years, and new… [read more]

Netherlands – June 2023

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Brazil – May/June 2023

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Brazil Tour 2023

May 5, 2023 – Great time being back in Brazil with my old friends and making new ones – playing music, meeting students, seeing sites, beaches,… [read more]

Colombia – March 2023

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Ecuador – October 2022

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My Brazilian Journey

August 24, 2019 – As with most, my interest in Brazilian music started with Stan Getz and The Girl from Ipanema. A local radio station played his music, along… [read more]

Peru, June 2019 – Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain

June 7, 2019 – I am not all that fond of personal ‘bucket lists’.  There are so many places that I want to visit, to learn about first hand,… [read more]

Peru – June 2019

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Ecuador – May 2019

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Brazil, March 2019 – Brasilia, Goiania, Foz do Iguaçu and Vítoria

March 3, 2019 – I been so fortunate to have visited Brazil so many times.  I have seen so much of their country, made so many friends, enjoyed hearing and… [read more]

Brazil – March 2019

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United States (Palm Springs, CA) – November 2018

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Ecuador, October 2018 – Galapagos and Quito

October 18, 2018 – Spending the month of October in Ecuador offered me an amazing experience.  I was most fortunate to have been granted a Fulbright Senior… [read more]

Ecuador – October 2018

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Ecuador (Galapagos) – October 2018

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Iceland, July 2018 – Reykjavík and more

August 18, 2018 – Visiting Iceland was quite an experience.  I had no idea what to expect and found a place like none I have ever visited.  Every where you… [read more]

Iceland – July 2018

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Colombia – March 2018

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Argentina, November 2017 – Buenos Aires, Cordoba & La Plata

November 14, 2017 – I really enjoy visiting Argentina.  Love the music, people, food, scenery and all.  An exciting place.  Looking forward to my… [read more]

Argentina – November 2017

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Italy, July 2017 – Siena, Tuscany and Rome

September 4, 2017 – Visiting Italy for seventeen days, what could be more fun.  Melissa and I got to spend extended time in Siena (while I attended the IASJ… [read more]

Italy – July 2017

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Cuba, May/June 2017 – Havana & Vinalis

June 21, 2017 – Cuba, who would have thought that I would get a chance to visit Cuba.  What an experience – the old cars, fantastic beach,… [read more]

Cuba – May/June 2017

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Colombia – August 2016

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Colombia, August 2016 – Bogota and Calí

June 1, 2016 – Fortunate to be able to visit Colombia for a second time in less than eight months.  This time I got to visit Calí and surrounding area… [read more]

Republic of Georgia, June 2016 – Tbilisi

June 1, 2016 – I have been so fortunate to see so many parts of our world that others can only dream about.  I knew little of the Republic of Georgia,… [read more]

China May 2016 – Chengdu, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Shanghai

June 1, 2016 – My first visit to China was in 1994, a great experience – Beijing, Forbidden City, Great Wall, Hong Kong and more.  Was not taking… [read more]

Republic of Georgia – May/June 2016

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China – May 2016

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United Kingdom – March 2016: Scotland and England

April 5, 2016 – Great time visiting friends and playing music in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Ayr, London, Cotswolds, Milton Keynes and more.  Hard to believe my… [read more]

Scotland – March 2016: Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Ayr

April 5, 2016 – Fun time visiting friends, playing music, climbing castles and tasting the local whisky.   Great weather (for Scotland in March). Scotland… [read more]

England – March 2016: London, Cotswolds and Milton Keynes

April 5, 2016 – Great seeing old friends and visiting familiar and new places.  Hope to return soon.  Check out the photos. England… [read more]

England – March 2016

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Scotland – March 2016

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Colombia – October / November 2015: Bogota,Villa de Leyva, Catedral de Sal de Zipaquirá and more

December 7, 2015 – What a wonderfully diverse country.  I enjoyed visiting and learning about Colombia, it’s history and people.  These photos are only a… [read more]

Colombia – October/November 2015

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Brazil – May / June 2015: Brasilia and Natal

October 19, 2015 – Nothing like visiting old friends and familiar places.  I love being in Brasilia and Natal.  Hope the photos give you a feeling of each…. [read more]

Brazil – June 2015

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Brazil – March 2015

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Brazil 2014/2015 – The holidays in Brazil

January 29, 2015 – The title says it all – Christmas, New Years and my birthday in Brazil.  A great time visiting friends and making new ones.  Brazil… [read more]

Brazil – December 2014/January 2015

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Argentina 2014: La Plata

November 24, 2014 – Always fun visiting La Plata, Argentina – Louisville’s Sister City.  This was my sixth visit and it was nice seeing familiar… [read more]

Argentina – November 2014

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United States (Louisville, KY – Churchill Downs) – May 2014

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Ecuador – May 2014

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United States (New York, NY) – January 2014

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United States (Washington, DC) – December 2013

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The WESTERN USA July 2013: The Grand Canyon and Zion National Park

November 10, 2013 – The Grand Canyon and Zion National Park – nothing more to say but – WOW!  Hope to visit there again and other landmarks in our… [read more]

ITALY 2013: Taormina, Sicily and surrounding area, Firenze and Milano

November 10, 2013 – October in Italy (and Sicily) playing music, working with students, seeing old friends, making new ones while visiting the sites….what a… [read more]

Sicily – October 2013

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Italy – October 2013

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United States (Grand Canyon) – July 2013

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United States (Zion National Park, Utah) – July 2013

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Brazil – May/June 2013

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Brazil Summer 2013: Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Natal

May 27, 2013 – It is no secret that I love visiting, being in Brazil. I think this is my eleventh visit and it seems like home. I really need to learn… [read more]

Czech Republic – May 2013

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Poland – May 2013

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Argentina – September/October 2012

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Uruguay – October 2012

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BRAZIL: Brasilia, Natal and Rio de Janeiro – June 2012

September 23, 2012 – One of my favorite countries to visit – so many friends, great music, beautiful sites, wonderful food and on. Got to visit familiar… [read more]

ECUADOR TOUR 2012: Quito, Cuenca, Loja – May 2012

September 23, 2012 – Getting to spend more time in Ecuador afforded me additional opportunities to experience the people, culture and sites. Hope you enjoy seeing… [read more]

Brazil – June 2012

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Ecuador – May 2012

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United States (Louisville Zoo) – April 2012

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United States (New Orleans, LA) – January 2012

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BRAZIL: Brasilia, Natal and Salvador – June 2011

October 21, 2011 – Many of my most memorable travel experiences have occurred when visiting Brazil. I have so many wonderful, talented Brazilian friends who love… [read more]

Brazil – June 2011

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ECUADOR: Loja and Quito – March 2011

April 25, 2011 – Visiting a new country is always a pleasure and my first trip to Ecuador was no exception. Meeting the people and seeing the Andes was an… [read more]

Ecuador – March 2011

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ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires and La Plata – November 2010

December 27, 2010 – The Argentine people and their country are colorful and diverse.  It is an exciting country to visit, so many places and events to see. … [read more]

BRAZIL: Florianopolis – September 2010

December 27, 2010 – I love Brazil – the people and their music. I also love their colorful way of living. Florianopolis is a wonderful city with amazing… [read more]

Argentina – November 2010

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Brazil – September 2010

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Costa Rica: Quepos, Manuel Antonio and more – May 2010

August 6, 2010 – First visit to Costa Rica and it won’t be my last. I have always wanted to visit their rain forests and walk their beaches. Friends who… [read more]

Costa Rica – May 2010

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Russia – November 2009

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Russia Tour – November 2009

October 3, 2009 – I will be traveling to a number of cities in Russia in November with Mixolegion – UofL’s International Quintet. We have been… [read more]

ENGLAND: York – March 2009

September 5, 2009 – I have been to the United Kingdom numerous times but never to York, a city with great history in the midlands not far from from Leeds. I was in… [read more]

SWITZERLAND: Zurich & Lucerne – March 2009

September 2, 2009 – I had a wonderful time visiting Switzerland for the Swiss Group of International Schools 2009 Conference. I took the opportunity during my down… [read more]

England – March 2009

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Switzerland – March 2009

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United States (Sarasota, Florida) – December 2008

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Russia – August 2008

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Scotland – August 2008

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Italy – June 2008

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Latvia – June 2008

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Brazil – March 2008

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United States (Old Stone Inn, Simpsonville, KY) -January, 2008

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United States (Louisville, KY – Cherokee Park) – January 2008

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Argentina – October 2007

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France – July 2007

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Italy – June 2007

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Argentina – May 2007

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Brazil – May 2007

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Netherlands – March 2007

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Holland – March 2007

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Poland – March 2007

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Brazil – November 2006

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Argentina – November 2006

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Scotland – August 2006

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Estonia – March 2006

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Finland – March 2006

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Russia – March 2006

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Australia – October 2005

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England – August 2005

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United States (Louisville Zoo) – May 2005

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United States (St. Louis, MO) – April 2005

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Poland – March 2005

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Russia – March 2005

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England – November/December 2004

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Estonia – August-December 2004

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Sweden – November 2004

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Germany – October 2004

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Finland – September 2004

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England – August 2004

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Brazil – June 2004

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Holland – October 2003

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England – August 2003

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Poland – May 2003

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Poland – February 2003

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Singapore – March 2002

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Brazil – May 2001

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Belize – March 2001

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Netherlands – November 2003

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Germany – Summer 2000

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Austria – Summer 2000

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Czech Republic – Summer 2000

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Brazil – November 1999

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France – August 1999

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Brazil – November 1998

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Brazil – October 1998

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France – August 1998

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Wales – March 1998

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England – May 1997

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Scotland – August 1996

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Russia – February 1994

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China – January 1994

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Breckenridge Co. – November 1989

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United States (Breckenridge, Colorado) – November 1989

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England – August 1989

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Japan – October 1988

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Scotland – August 1988

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England – August 1988

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England – August 1987

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Scotland – August 1987

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United States (New York, NY) – October 1986

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United States (Washington, DC) – September 1986

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England – August 1986

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Scotland – August 1986

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Puerto Rico – May 1984

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Denmark – August 1983

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Germany – August 1983

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Italy – August 1983

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Aruba – June 1982

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United States (Hawaii) – June 1981

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Australia – May 1981

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United States Virgin Islands (St. John) – July 1980

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United States Virgin Islands (St. Thomas) – July 1980

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United States (Louisville Cave Hill) – Spring 1980

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Australia – January 1980

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New Zealand – January 1980

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United States (Hawaii) – June 1979

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Australia – January 1979

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