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Travel with Tessa



Estonia – Into The Countryside

We rented a car and drove out of Tallinn to explore the rich, green, landscape populated by forests of tall, spindly, pines, birch, and spruce trees. Laheema National Park, 47kms from Tallinn, stretches across 725kms, which includes 250kms of sea. It is home to forests,…


Puglia – Ostuni

Sitting atop a hill overlooking a verdant valley of olive trees and the shimmering Adriatic Sea beyond, Ostuni sparkles in the morning sunshine. Its white-washed houses huddle together in a nest of intertwined, winding lanes. For us, it's love at first sight! Warm, lyrical, haphazard,…


Men Of The World – India

From the narrow lanes and the Ghats of Old Varanasi, where holy men sit immersed in meditation on the banks the River Ganges; to Dharamshala where Tibetan monks dressed in ruby-red robes are a common sight in the town of McLeod Ganj; to Rajasthan where…


Sedona Arizona

Visitors are drawn to Sedona by its unique energy, which has an invigorating, calming and rejuvenating effect. It is said that Sedona has a 'healing heart.' It is nature's open-air cathedral where a spiritual aura radiates from the towering red rock formations. Meditation centers, spa…


Women Of The World – India

Poise, shades of cerise, and thousands of bangles of every color. Shapura- Rajasthan. An ancient carving outside the Jagdish Temple, offers shade and a space for contemplation. Udaipur-Rajasthan. Basket weaving in the Blue City- Jodhpur- Rajasthan. Listen to that bird singing in the treetop! Agra-…


Monument Valley- Arizona

Monument Valley rises out of the barren red-sand plains like nature's mystical outdoor sculpture exhibit. The massive sandstone rock formations created by Mother Nature form a lunar landscape. They dwarf the winding roads, cars and humans, reducing them to the size of slithering skinny snakes…