Homer in Alaska

4 March 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  4 minutes

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Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 5,003. Long known as The “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” Homer is also nicknamed “the end of the road,” and more recently, “the cosmic hamlet by the sea.”   read more…

Ithaka off the west coast of Greece

11 January 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  5 minutes

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Ithaca or Ithaka is an island located in the Ionian Sea with an area of 120 square kilometres (46 sq mi) and a little more than three thousand inhabitants. It is also a separate regional unit of the Ionian Islands region, and the only municipality of the regional unit. It lies off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west and within sight of continental Greece.   read more…

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