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Titicaca the Great: Urcos, Yavari and Sillustani Too!

Massive Lake Titicaca and the Incredible Story of the Steamship By David Rich The excitement reaches a fever pitch in the remote reaches of Peru where it shares the world’s highest navigable lake, magnificent Lake Titicaca, with Bolivia. Here the locals argue which country hosts the caca-part of the lake….

Champagne is served in the Perching Bar, Didier Couteau, right is the boss.

Tasting French Champagne: A Transcendent Experience

By Richard Frisbie When touring the Champagne region north of Paris recently, many of the best establishments I frequented offered me champagne. Imagine if Heaven followed this tradition, you can be sure St. Peter would greet new arrivals with a glass of Taittinger champagne! Taittinger Champagne There are two cellars…

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Lyon, France–the Capital of Gastronomy

Studying Gastronomy in Lyon, France’s Culinary Capital By Jaclyn C. Stevenson It was 8:30 in the morning and I was standing in an overflow of sounds, smells, and sights, flanked by bouquets of daisies on my right and ox tongues on my left. The public market in Lyon, France is…

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