Showing posts from September, 2009

Travels with Dr. Travelbest

San Diego Harbor has so many things to see. Dr. Travelbest recently took a cruise there. Here are just a few. Top (a big picture view of downtown from the bay). Next, San Diego downtown Hilton, opened in 2009, followed by Coronado Bay Bridge. The fourth photo is the downtown Convention Center and lastly, a military ship, surrounded by markings to "stay away".

Mexico Orphanage Volunteer, Jack McCabe guest bloogger

Jack and Dolly McCabe after a recent visit to Mexico by Jack to volunteer at an orphanage south of Rosarito, Baja California. Here is Jack's report. DOOR OF FAITH ORPHANAGE VISIT Prologue 1 Whatsoever I do to the least of my brethren that I do unto Him. Faith without good works is meritless. James and my conscience. However, biblical Paul and I have been free riding and relying more on the concept of faith. Prologue 2 A few folks have asked me (Guest Blogger, my dad, Jack McCabe) to write this report describing my brief encounter with an environment quite different from the stateside to which most of us are accustomed. HISTORY The background of Door of Faith ( is professionally detailed below from a recent trip by Jack McCabe, P.E. Based on Prologue 1, I decided to volunteer a week of my manual services, in August 2009 to the group at La Mision, Mexico. Tourist guides and word of mouth tell of an early mission in the area, of which two walls remain. Having se

Pat Brown takes you on trips near and far

I have traveled with Pat Brown. She's one of my favorite travel companions. If you'd like to go with Dr. Travelbest's friend on a trip to a nearby place or one far away, here's your chance. I went to Oregon in June 09 and that blog is here, too. It's quite a wonderful place to visit. These are picture of Southern Oregon, near and on the Rogue River. You can travel the Columbia River Voyage of Discovery with Pat Brown Join TV personality, Pat Brown, next spring and experience the intimacy and luxury of a small-ship as you journey along the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia River. You’ll marvel at the sheer magnitude of the geologic forces that shaped this region, from the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge to the golden coulees of the east; the history of Lewis & Clark, the early pioneers and Native Americans; the tremendous engineering feat of the 8 locks and dams that tamed this mighty river. You’ll cruise round trip from Portland, Oregon aboard Cru