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Name: sylvia and david
Hometown: Eureka, California, USA
Location: Eureka, California, USA
Join Date: July 27, 2007
Contributions: sylviandavid has written about 176 places, shared 11,804 photos, left 47,077 comments, and smiled 83,509 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
Feb 17, 2016 – Mar 10, 2016
Greece is our favorite destination. We keep going back because we love the country, food, land, culture & people so much ....
Lyon, France
dream destination
Want to attend the cook offs there ..... Lyon is famous for it's food!
Samos, Greece
dream destination
This has always been at the top of our list .... want to see it soon
» see all 16 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, some mandarin, some Greek, some Italian... we almost always smile & nice is a universal language!
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
We loved Cinque Terra on the Italian Riviera, Florence, Villa d' Este, :touring ancient sites in Greece: bike riding in yangshou & Beijing China .. Beijing Harley cycle store... Hawaiian people, beaches and sites,... canopy tours in Puerto Vallarta..Greek Islands, Crete ancient sites, Statue of Liberty, Kos mosaics, Rhodes old town, Karpathos wild island, ancient Messene, Ephesus, Pamakkula & Patara Turkey, Tuscany, Rome, Hadrians Villa, Pompeii ... every trip has something exciting that we will never forget. We love new cultures and doing things that are a little different...
If you aren't having fun you're doing something wrong! Our motto:travel light, travel safe, travel happy!. When things tangle up it's usually a good story later... We have been travel buddies for 41 years Having a great time seeing sites, visiting with people and enjoying the wonderful diverse cultures..... Hope you enjoy our blogs and pictures....

It has been a bit of a surprise how difficult it is to write blogs..... so we admire all of the people who do take the time....
When you visit our blogs please leave a smile :~) ... We would love to hear from you!

Travel Light, Travel Safe & Travel Happy!

Happiness isn't a destination... It is a way of traveling! ... Choose to be happy!

My Greek friend Stratis says "If you can't change it, just enjoy it" Good advice!

Everyday we try to learn something. When we are traveling we learn countless things daily ... ♥ We love that!

Voltaire wrote: "God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well" :) thanks Julia (mybu84) for that wonderful quote... so true!

suziecat says:
Well this is a year late- I'm so sorry! Just saw your picture telling me Happy Birthday.

So I hope you had a very good year,
Posted on: Jan 24, 2016
cotton_foam says:
Sylvia, I apologize for the late "thank you!" I didn't see it until tonight when I checked it. I think the "smiles" piled up so, I didn't have the chance to see yours. Anyways, thank you so very much for the smiles! The comments too are much appreciated.

How have you been lately? Talk to you later~ May
Posted on: Jan 22, 2016
TB_Weet says:
Thank you for your smiles and comments! Have a wonderful week! :-)
Posted on: Jan 19, 2016
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sylviandavid's Travel Blogs

Mar 25, 2010 – Aug 20, 2015
David and I don't need a project but this one close to home needed us! The Sequoia Park Gardens have not been planted since 200…
Overview 3,464 words 292 173 527
This blog was featured on Thursday June 6th, 2013
Aug 23, 2013 – Aug 29, 2013
Every opportunity we can we take a small trip. My Sis, Valerie, offered to take care of Mom and Dad for two weeks... so we are…
Overview 11,717 words 1,350 210 1,208
This blog was featured on Friday September 27th, 2013
Mar 17, 2013 – Apr 08, 2013
We had 3 short weeks to enjoy some time abroad... we decided to return to Greece because we know & enjoy the food, people and c…
Overview 23,835 words 1,433 280 1,612
This blog was featured on Friday April 12th, 2013
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sylviandavid's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Santa Barbara, California, USA
We went to Petrini's with a recommendation from our friends, Adam and Lindsay who lived in Santa…
This review was featured on Friday July 24th, 2015
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Medford, Oregon, USA
I went to the airport to pick up my 94 year old mother in law, Helen. I really liked the small…
This review was featured on Thursday June 27th, 2013
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Nea Tiryntha, Greece
When David first began driving (after our sleepless 23 hrs of air travel) we decided we would go…
This review was featured on Monday April 22nd, 2013
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