Chilly Buffalo provided unlikely bookends to an eventful year of travel, with memorable stops in Italy, Spain, France, Canada and various points in between.
Airlines can refuse boarding is your passport is in questionable condition. If it has wrinkles or tears, best to replace it ahead of trip.
The World Trade Center was a tranquil setting during a family visit in 2000, one year before the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The whimsical scene, with fiberglass cows modeled after the Twin Towers, is a surreal memory in a very different world.