Monthly Archives: October 2013

Quality Time With The Queen

NEWS FLASH!  NEWS FLASH!  NEWS FLASH! Thursday, October 31, 2013 When one flies on October 31st, one might expect to encounter the occasional witch, ghost or goblin.  But The Queen?  I don’t think so. In spite of our obscenely early … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food

Wednesday, Otober 30 I know I said that I wasn’t going to take pictures of food or write about food but my resolve dissolved when confronted with almost the first gorgeous plate. We prepared many meals at home, which were … Continue reading

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A Walk Towards Quarante

Tuesday, October 29 This is our last full day in Cruzy and we are taking it easy.  Last minute laundry so as to not offend the TSA guys too badly, some extra cleaning/tidying chores here at the house so as … Continue reading

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Cathar Conquest Continues

Monday, October 28. As long as there remains a Cathar castle that we have not visited, we will continue our assault on all things Cathar.  Today, our target was Queribus, which is located about 80 kilometers to the south and … Continue reading

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New Places, New Faces

Saturday, October 26 For us, a huge part of the joy of traveling is interacting with people.  Sometimes the interaction consists of watching people pass by while we sit at a sidewlk café.  Sometimes it consists of trying to communicate … Continue reading

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Lastours

Friday, October 25 Zee bells are still off and our flurry last night was a pitiful 29 chimes.  Nonetheless, we had a wonderful time on the terrace, enjoying new friends and marveling at the fact that although the day was … Continue reading

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Misters Fixit

Thursday, October 24 No proper 7 o’clock flurry (either last night or this morning) but we had a flurry here anyway.  Steve and Linda, friends of Dave and Claire’s from New Mexico are going to join us today.  Thus, washing … Continue reading

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Bad News, Good News

Wednesday, October 23 The bad news is that I woke up with another minor headache; the good news is that since my only excess yesterday was an excess of moderation, I can go back to excesses of other things without … Continue reading

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Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble

Tuesday, October 22 Woke up with a headache.  Too much of the “bio” rosè?  Too much dark chocolate too late at night?  Perhaps the excitement of winning at Mexican Train last night?  Will moderate my behavior on all fronts today … Continue reading

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Cathar Castles Continued

Monday, October 21 After resolving the mystery of the bells that chimed at the wrong time in the night, we had good trip to yet another of the many ruined Cathar strongholds that dot the landscape of this part of … Continue reading

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