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Knowing Iceland

January 24, 2024, at 10am
 

Kate Maple took us to western Iceland.  Her photos are incredible and her descriptions are informative and poetic.  She and her friend and traveling companion Michelle Schermann had an amazing experience exploring some lesser-known parts of Iceland and we had an amazing experience hearing all about it and seeing amazing pictures.

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ARMCHAIR TRAVELER

Travel both near and far enriches

Wed, Jan 24 2024, 10am

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Event to be held via Zoom.
 

UMRA’s first Armchair Traveler program of 2024 will take us on travels near and far with two fabulous presenters—Carol Urness and Kate Maple—from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24. Here are the descriptions of their presentations.  


In search of inspiration at the edges of the earth: Kate Maple

Chasing the light, the landscape, and the sea. City stories and vast spaces. It’s hard to describe Iceland with words; images tell the tale best. Reflections on time and space and place. Highlights of landscape and sea, and some food reports. Photos and drawings. Reykjavik, the west, the north.
 

Bloodroot. Photo by Carol Urness
Photographing flowers is one way Carol Urness enjoys "traveling" to interesting areas close to home. Bloodroot photo by Carol Urness.

Traveling close to home: Carol Urness

Travel to far-off lands teaches us history, geography, culture, and enriches our lives. At some point, most of us have to give up travel to distant lands, usually due to physical limitations. This doesn’t mean we have to stop learning through travel, especially travel near us, even in our backyards. In this presentation we will consider ways to “travel” in interesting areas near home. Mark your calendars and save the date. The Zoom invitation will be emailed to UMRA members one month and also one week in advance of the program. I hope you can join us.

—Lynn C. Anderson, Armchair Traveler program chair



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