********* Jewel ********
Definition: something, someone precious Synonyms: charm, find, gem, genius, ideal, masterpiece, nonesuch, nonpareil, paragon, phenomenon, prize, prodigy, rarity, specialty, treasure, wonder

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Santa Maria

Sailed to the neighboring island of Santa Maria..population..6,000.. 'a jewel' in the Atlantic.

It was here that Christopher Columbus sought refuge in 1493 on his return from his voyage to America.


  1. Gorgeous island!

    Thank you for adding my button to your blog. Yours looks lovely amongst my other art blog links. And yes, I did model that fairy after me in college! My hair's not quite so red anymore. ;D

  2. Gorgeous photos!! Know it must have been a wonderful trip!!