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Donne Travels Archive: May 2009


  • Cusco, Peru: The Heart of the Inca Empire, by JoAnna Haugen, special to Donne Tempo Magazine

    Peruvian women with waist-length braids and bowler hats watch street mimes. Children chase pigeons as backpackers wander by. A cornucopia of languages mingles with the smell of spices and fruit at the local market. As the gateway to Machu Picchu and the heart of the Inca Empire, Cusco, Peru, has the opportunity to be touristy and tacky, but despite being visited by thousands of travelers a year, the city has maintained a personality that is charming, inviting and skilled at mixing the traditional with the trendy. Published May 24 2009

  • Redefining Mexican Food at PacifiCooks, by Linda Mensinga, editor, Donne Tempo Magazine

    Cabo San Lucas ...Mexican food is coming of age with practitioners who honor their culinary heritage as well as elaborating and stretching it into world class cooking. A notable group of Mexican chefs gathered to prepare dinners for PacifiCooks held in the Cabo San Lucas resort of Pueblo Bonito. Published May 24 2009

  • A summer season of wine tastings at The Imperial Hotel, Chestertown, MD

    The Imperial Hotel Chestertown is launching an incredible summer of wine tasting events entitled Grapes, Vine and Wines.  Mark these dates on your calendar and remember, you need to make a reservation to attend any tasting event.I would do so well in advance! Published May 8 2009