Carol Vorvain

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One Week In Cuba

One Week In Cuba

Travel far and travel wide,    Leave your worries far behind,    Royal Palms, a strong Mojito,    A cigar or a burrito,   Hemingway and Bienvenido.      When I write I feel happy and lucky. Happy to have met so many wonderful people and lucky to have seen so many wonderful places. I went to Cuba on a seven day holiday like most Canadians do when winter hits again. Cuba – a cozy place only for Canadians.No Americans.J I decided […]

Brunei – A Place Like No Other?

Brunei – A Place Like No Other?

 It is considered the 5th richest country in the world. And, by looking at the beautifully decorated Government buildings I can see some truth in it.  However, as I soon discovered,  the daily life of the people of Brunei, is a completely different story.  First, their houses…Well, to me they looked more like slumps.      Fear and to some extent, indoctrination stops the people of Brunei from criticizing the mighty Sultan. Its power and grip on the country can […]

Love Letter for Europe

Love Letter for Europe

My love, What makes a trip wonderful? What makes a day beautiful? What makes our life happy? For me, there is one answer: friends and family. I travel to make friends, to meet different people who will make me feel something different, who will make me see the world a bit different and who will teach me to live differently than before. I travel to confront and forget my old worries, fears and even hopes and forge new ones. I […]

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