Readers Near and Far

Uluru

Vicki Lydecker at Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Uluru-kata Tjuta National Park

Wittenberg

Art Zimmerman, Steve Weinberg, and Joyce Weiberg in front of the famous Wittenberg Door in Wittenberg, Germany

Boston

Ava Montelongo with mom, Christie Montelongo, and grandma, Nancy Hough, on a Duck Tour in Boston, Mass.

Dead Sea

Tina Cerruti floating in the high-salinity water of the Dead Sea, Jordan

Brugges

Mary and Mark James in Bruges, Belgium

Belize

Tricia Stevens and Ann Murphy scuba diving in Belize

Agadir

Willard and Angie Williams in Agadir, Morocco

Rapa Nui

Jon, Kim, Lilly and Kennedy Buchholz on Rapa Nui, Easter Island

Acropolis

Bridget Parsh with her mom, Anne Kitt, at the Acropolis in Greece

Mayan Ruins

Sigrid Schelle and her mom, Elizabeth Schelle, on a tour of Mayan ruins in Belize

Tangier

Marilyn Mac Vicar in Tangier, Morocco

Sacramento

Shelley Petavini and R.L.Porter at 2018 Pops in the Park

Madrid

Elizabeth Fujii and Monica Vazquezin in Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain

Oaxaca

Keith Syda with Carlos Mendoza at an ancestral clay plot mescal distillery in Oaxaca, Mexico

Kanab

Grace Doll, Mary Doll, Michele Chafee, and Robyn Chaffee at Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah

Innsbruck

Tyler Mull, Tommy Stroud, Todd Arrouzet, Doug Mull, and Jeff Chadbourne at Stubaier Glacier in Innsbruck, Austria.

Matamata

Stacy and Phil Kalstrom in Matamata, New Zealand.

Franz Josef Glacier

Dennis and Barbara Luther atop Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand.

Stonehedge

Ian Maki, Plua Maki, Maria Tsiu and Andrew Tsiu at Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England.

 

Montecatini

Ruth-Marie F. Chambers in Montecatini, Italy

Valleta

Pat Drake with a local soldier in Valleta, Malta.

Los Glaciares

Debbie Lee in front of Perito Moreno Glacier in  Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina.

Aswan

Pam Elmore, Gina Viani, Mary Kay Hjelemand and Eileen Hayes at Abu Simbel archaeological site in Aswān, Egypt.

Bishkek

Bryon and Gulnaz Steiner in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Copenhagen

Kristin Daily at The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sacramento

Councilmember Jeff Harris with Miguel Fraga, Cuban ambassador to the U.S.

Tahiti

Newlyweds Nicole and Xeres Dalske in Mo’orea, Tahiti.

 

Shanghai

Marian Love in Shanghai, China, on New Year’s Day

Cape Flattery

James Simon and Anita Scuri on the Makah Indian Reservation at Cape Flattery, Wash.

Cinque Terre

Craig Howard and Bob Roe at the beach in Monterosso al Mare in Italy’s Cinque Terre

Kauai

Keith and Stacy Dann at Waimea Canyon in Kauai, Hawaii.

Rome

Max Linhares DeCristoforo touring the Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Guadalajara

Steven Kline, Nancy Hansen, Leticia Lawrence and Soraya Martinez in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Moscow

Nancy Bothwell at St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow.

 

Scottsdale

Madeline and Sullivan Groppo in front of a saguaro cactus in Scottsdale, Ariz

Tanzania

Sam Hom, Emma Tom, Naomi Turner, Marilyn Dong, Barbara Hom and Jo Ann Yee with adolescent Maasai boys in Tanzania.

Adria

Members of Sacramento Bike Hikers enjoy a bike and barge tour on the Po River in Adria, Italy.

Sigulufjorour

Shu Sebesta on a beautiful summer night in Sigulufjorour, Iceland.

Giverny

Sandy Barrett by the Lily Pond at Claude Monet’s home in Giverny, France.

Bulgaria

Donna Ouchida at Belogradchik Rocks in Bulgaria

Beijing

Rod and Letty Johnson in Yanqing, Beijing, standing on The Great Wall of China

Victoria

Leo and Will Sakowitz in front of Parliament in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Puglia

Eileen Hayes, Jini Bauer, Ginny Douglas, Dorothy Calkins, Tracy Plant, Babs Tweedt, Marykay Hjelmeland, Lynn Hall, Marilyn atkay, Cynthia Stefani, Pam Elmore, and Gina Viani in Puglia, Italy

Beijing

Jeff Harris at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

Sirmione

Anita Williams and Shireen Miles at Scaliger Castle in Sirmione, Italy.

Rome

John and Jane Rosso, with their son David, his wife Jeanna and granddaughter Katie, at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.

Caye Caulker

The Steenbuck and Morse/Wohl family on vacation in Caye Caulker, Belize.

Shaker Lake

Logan Morris, Judy Hirigoyen and Paxton Hurd with their catch at Shaver Lake in California.

Epcot

Linnea and Lucas Gerkovich in front of Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

Capri

April and Adam Dougherty celebrate their anniversary in Capri, Italy

Venedig

Norman and Sulai Meder at St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy.

Lubeck

Evan, Sloan and Dylan Parvin at the gates of Lubeck, Germany

Mount Suribachi

Bob Gosselin at the 5th Marine Division monument on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima

Ethopia

Laurie Rios and Rita Gibson in Ethiopia

San Diego

Lucas and Linnea Gerkovich in front of the USS Midway Aircraft carrier in San Diego harbor

Manila

PJ Balsley in the Makati district of Manila, Philippines

 

Tauranga

Kathy & Andy Kingsbury on the top of Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand

 

Mekong River

Val Toppenberg, Howard Fong, Albert Balingit, Jacquie Duerr, and Bob Thompson in the floating markets of the Mekong River in Vietnam

Philadelphia

Kathy Clay & Mary Harger at the the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, PA

Marrakech

Cecily Hastings in Marrakech, Morocco

Bruyeres

Carl & June Williams and Aileen Nishio in Bruyeres, France in October 2017 to unveil a new monument to augment one established in 1947, that honors the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team (made up of all Japanese-Americans), who liberated this town from the Nazis during World War II

Kenya

Dennis & Barbara Luther on safari in Kenya, Africa

Rome

Carol Delzer at St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Italy

Khajuraho

Andy Dong visiting Khajurho temple ruins in Khajuraho, India

Pisa

Sabrina Winn at the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy

Austria

Eric and Elizabeth Fujii visiting Dursten Castle ruins in Austria overlooking the Danube River

Harar

Pam Elmore in a traditional home in old city of Harar, Ethiopia

Paris

Connie and Bill Chiechi at Latin Quarter in Paris, France

Vatican City

Erin and Anthony Arieas visiting Rome, Italy, and the Pope at the Vatican

Tallinn

Elaine Hussey visiting family in Tallinn, Estonia

Bhutan

Kimi Kaneko, Katsuko Hirota & Marielle Tsukamoto on their hike in Bhutan with the Tiger’s Nest and Monastery in the distance

Civita di Bagnoregio

Robert Marcello in Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy

Paese

Joyce and Bob Paese in Paese, Italy

Fakarava

Stacy Walsh, Sandy Lewis, June Brookins, June Miller, Debbie Kenny and Dawna Daniel in Fakarava, French Polynesia

Dubai

Cindy Fuller on the 126th floor of the Burj Kahlifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Martha's Vineyard

The Mitchell, Finney, and Landers families in Marth’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Zakynthos

Nicholas Rotas with his daughter, Katherine, in Zakynthos, Greece.

South Beach

Shannel La Due in South Beach, Miami

Pululahua

Martin Harris and his daughter, Cheyanne, at Puluahua Volcano and Geopotanical Reserve, Ecuador.

Penguin Island

Reece Metzger and Alex Zabelin on Penguin Island off the coast near Perth, Western Australia.

North Cape

Jo Ann Yee, Barbara Hom, Naomi Turner, and Emma Tom in North Cape, Norway

Diamond Head

Linnea and Lucas Gerkovich at the top of Diamond Head in Honolulu

Lorraine American Cemetery

Kashiwagi, Nishizaki, Ngo, and Umeda families at Lorraine American Cemetery in France

The Rocks

Sydney and Connor Soluri in front of a statue at The Rocks in Sydney, Australia

Glanworth

Katie Baygell with her Father, Ralph Livingstone, at the Labbacallee Wedge Tomb in Glanworth, Ireland

Cape of Good Hope

Bob Dittman, Debby Dittman, Him Relles, and Tom Relles at the most southwest point of Africa.

Zagreb

Peggy Patton at St. Mark’s Church in Zagreb, Croatia

Rain Vortex

Frank, Gloria, and Brandon Louie & Steven and Marisa Noguchi at The Rain Vortex in Singapore.

British Columbia

Christine, Alex, Adam & Kevin Carnefix crabbing in British Columbia, Canada.

Arcade Church

 

Longtime loyal Inside advertisers, Rita Gibson and Tim Leake, visit Petra, Jordan with Arcade Church.

Emerald Lake

Jan and Howard Posner at Emerald Lake in British Columbia.

Ha Long Bay

Jane Hing and her granddaughter on the top deck of the Mon Cheri in Ha Long Bay.

Bali

David and Laura Ruiz at the Taman Tirtagangga Water Palace in Bali, Indonesia.

Grand Canyon

Sara Nelson at the opening of the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Grand Turk

Peter Kwett in Grand Turk shopping area.

Český Krumlov

Erin and Anthony Arieas in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic.

 

Danube River

Marisa and Michael Alcalay touring wineries by bicycle along the Danube River.

 

Salzburg Cathedral

Merena Feickert, Isabela Salinger and Mylah Feickert at the Salzburg Cathedral in Austria.

Taj Mahal

Kathy and Andy Kingsbury at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India

 

Tokyo

Yvonne and Eddie Fong, Missy and Bob Masuda, David Lim and Ken Fong with
Japanese friends in Tokyo, Japan

Paris

Sophia and Brandon Monasa in front of the Louvre in Paris, France.

Hawaii

Kate and Singer Williams in Poipu, Kauai, with Hawaiian green sea turtles.

Deception Island

Donna Ouchida on Deception Island, an
active volcano and home to thousands of breeding chinstrap penguins

Sigiriya

Mike Sanbongi at the famous Lion Claws in
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka.

Galapagos Islands

Greg and Donna Lucas on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Los Angeles

El Camino High School Pep Band at Universal Studio’s City Walk, their first stop on the 2019 Spring Band Tour to Los Angeles

Giza

Francisco and Gina Castillon at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

The Met

Stacey and Julie Reardon at The Met in New York City

Istanbul

Elizabeth Fujii in front of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Ecuador

Jim Simon and Anita Scuri in Bellavista Cloud Forest Preserve near Quito, Ecuador

Oaxaca

Suzanne and Jaff Auchterloine visit the archeologic site, Monte Albán, in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Lausanne

Ken Fry at the SwissTech Conference Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Huka Falls

Heidi Goodman and David Bull at Huka Falls, New Zealand.

Nice, France

Bob and Sharon Zettlemoyer at the World War I Memorial in Nice, France.

Wailea

Jason Bove in Wailea, Maui.

 

Berlin

Stephen and Ede Brandenburger visit the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.

Bahamas

Tony Cabral and family in Atlantis, Bahamas.

Brasilia, Brazil

Art Zimmerman, Dr Kari Zimmerman and
Leo Holcomb at the Metropolitan Cathedral
of Our Lady of Aparecida in Brasília, Brazil.

Nova Scotia

Louanne Steiger Nourse in Sydney, Nova
Scotia.

Yellowknife, Canada

Dennis and Karen Loheit at the Snowking
Castle in Yellowknife, Canada.

 

Versailles

Kim and Taylor Garrett visiting the Palace of
Versailles, France.

Costa Rica

Nina Obaldia and Vivian Hernández at the
Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica,
Central America.

Granada

Nathan Adams at the Alhambra Palace in Grandada, Spain

Mount Cook National Park

Allison Otto, Dr. Lesley Scheblein and Lindsey Fudge at Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand.

Giza

Donna Ouchida with family and friends at the Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

Dublin

Tom and Brenda Mock with Tiffany Mock-Goeman in Dublin, Ireland

Long Beach

R. Paul and Paul Villaluz Weubbe off to a New Year’s cruise from Long Beach to Mexico

Melbourne

Zahraa Al Tuhafi and family at Fliners Street Railway Station in Melborne, Australia

Aptos

Anne Kitt and her four grandchildren in Aptos, California

 

St. John Island

Bob and Sara Giroux at Trunk Bay on St. John Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Paris

The Del Guerra family in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Shelter-In_Place

James and Marie Peterson sheltering in place while playing with arts and crafts

Pan-American Highway

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Chon and Nancy Gutierrez with Gary and Missy Stonehouse at the Pan-American Highway

Camino de Santiago

Kate Greene and Tom Frame at the Camino de Santiago in Santiago de Campostela, Spain

 

Tanzania

Alan and Lynne Lenhart entering Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa.

Arnarstapi

Alan Hoshida with friends and family in Arnarstapi, Iceland.

Tasmania

Irene Paulin and Mary Sue Ferrell visiting the Port Arthur Penitentiary site in Tasmania, Australia.

Lima

Steven Monette with his husband in the Miraflores district located in Lima, Peru.

 

Serbia

Shu Sebesta partcipating in the Danube River cruise, located in Serbia.

Sacramento

Hailey, Marita and Michael sheltering in place while relaxing in the pool.

Nassau

Ken Burrows and Carol Vallis at Nassau in the Bahamas

River Kwai

Anne Kitt and Bridget Parsh on a monther-daughter trip at the River Kwai in Thailand.

Giza

Mary Harger and her daughter Laura Pajak visiting the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt.

Jaco

Lanette Reeves and Bob Kahrs at a resort in Jaco, Costa Rica.

Mackinac Island

Kathy Clay and Mary Harger at Mackinac Island, Michigan

Ross Castle

Michelle Myers at Ross Castle in Ireland

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