Sea Gypsies are nomadic people, living their lives on the sea, their culture and biology uniquely adapted to life in and around the water
By Mary Kay Seales Yes, I know. Young Monks in the Temple. The perfect name for a band, right? Better than Snarky Puppy, if you ask me. Or Smashing Pumpkins. But this is not a band, and these are actual young monks on their way to a temple, the Meenaskshi Temple in Madurai, South India,… Continue reading Young Monks in the Temple
By Mary Kay Seales This blog is dedicated to traveling "with your heart and soul open," and I can think of no better example of doing so than this beautiful incident that occurred on the Camino de Santiago in Spain to fellow world traveler, Peter Klika. Just as a reminder, the Camino de Santiago is… Continue reading The Camino Does That to People
By Mary Kay Seales It just dawned on me today, as I was lying on the beach in Nice in the south of France that many of the tourists walking along the Promenade, just above the beach, and most surely the young American males among them, were probably "scanning for boobs." It's true that on… Continue reading Hats Off to Liberté
By Mary Kay Seales I'm back in one of my favorite places on earth, the dreamy blue Côte d'Azur in southern France. It's summer and the tourist season is in full swing. The beaches are packed, and the little narrow streets in the ancient cities along the coast are alive with people sitting at outdoor cafes, sipping… Continue reading The French Riviera: It really is all it’s cracked up to be!