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Teresa Otto

Teresa Otto is a freelance writer, photographer, and retired pediatric anesthesiologist based in Billings, Montana. When she’s not traveling the world, she serves as a waitress and housekeeper for two rescued cats and a dog. Follow her travels at
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South Dakota’s Badlands National Park

South Dakota is home to some prime examples of Americana – Mount Rushmore, the Corn Palace, Wall Drug, and the event of the year – Sturgis’ motorcycle rally, where chaps are standard but other...

A Visitor’s Guide for Yellowstone in Winter

Most summers, Yellowstone National Park is overrun by visitors. Bison jams back up traffic and bear sightings make the two-lane highway a parking lot — not the kind of vacation any of us aim...

Patmos, Greece: Land of Pilgrimage & Pastry

Patmos is an island of Greece found in the Aegean Sea and belonging to the Dodecanese group, off the coast of Anatolia in Turkey. Patmos holds special meaning for Christians from Greece and beyond....
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A Day Trip to the Door to Hell: Turkmenistan’s Darvaza Crater

The Turkmenistan government hid it for more than 40 years. To be clear, it was in plain sight the whole time, but off the radar for the few Western tourists that ventured into rural...
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Exploring the Ancient Capital of Alexander the Great: Royal Tombs of Aigai

Light shone in a display case protecting a dainty golden crown. Visitors, whose faces were obscured in the dimly lit underground chamber, murmured in hushed tones - awed by the magnificence of the museum's...


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