Getaway Brigade

A similar version of this post was originally written in 2012 during on my return flight from Beijing to San Francisco. I recently reread it, found the change in my perspective amusing, and made a few minor updates for this week’s Throwback Thursday.  As I write, I’m somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. It’s about 5:00am…

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Bird

There are many reasons we love to travel, chief among which are the opportunities to experience a diversity of cultures, the oddities of each destination, and the excitingly unexpected departures from our plans inherent in every adventure. With each getaway we discover something new and entirely different from the home we temporarily left behind. For…

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Fillmore's Taste-In

This year, the Walt Disney parks and resorts are celebrating the 60th anniversary of Disney Imagineering; since Disneyland is one of our favorite getaway destinations, we at Getaway Brigade are paying our own homage to these artists by sharing with you some fun facts about our favorite Disneyland rides.  The last installment of our three-part series takes…

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This year, the Walt Disney parks and resorts are celebrating the 60th anniversary of Disney Imagineering; since Disneyland is one of our favorite getaway destinations, we at Getaway Brigade are paying our own homage to these artists by sharing with you some fun facts about our favorite Disneyland rides.  A brick passageway twists and turns, leaving the…

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye

This year, the Walt Disney parks and resorts are celebrating the 60th anniversary of Disney Imagineering; since Disneyland is one of our favorite getaway destinations, we at Getaway Brigade are paying our own homage to these artists by sharing with you some fun facts about our favorite Disneyland rides.  The air in Adventure Land is heavy with…

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