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Ireland and Irelands

  It would seem that we are having too much fun for me to keep up with my blogging! Guess that isn’t a terrible state of affairs. Megan and Colin arrived on Saturday, May 18, afternoon.  Their plane was delayed … Continue reading

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More on the Burren

Yesterday, Friday, May 17th, was our second and last full day in County Clare.  We kept with the theme of following local suggestions and recommendations for our outings, which turned out to be a brilliant strategy.  But, first, I have … Continue reading

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The Wild Atlantic Way

We didn’t get started at the crack of dawn today.  Michael slept until he woke up at 1 a.m. and then read by the light of his iPhone and then slept some more.  I slept fitfully awakening only to dose … Continue reading

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Arrival in the Emerald Isle

After many jaw aching hours, we have arrived.  In fact, we haven’t just arrived in Ireland, we have arrived at our lovely cottage accommodation near the village of Kinvarra in County Clare.  It is delightful. We spent last night at … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day in Denver

My boys in Denver What you might ask are we doing in Denver when we are heading to Dublin.  No, we didn’t get our “d” destinations mixed up.  We were lucky enough to be able to use mileage for our … Continue reading

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Bangkok: City of Food

It’s April 11th and I’m sitting at SFO waiting for our flight that will take us back to Oregon and normalcy. I decided that I needed to write this post before the glow of our last day in Bangkok begins … Continue reading

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Bangkok: City of Markets

It’s Tuesday, April 9th, and my iPad clock has finally caught up with the current time zone; so, I know that it is 6:46 a.m. local time. The sun is already peeking over one of the many clouds in the … Continue reading

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Disembarkation

We’ve managed to sail our way to Sunday, April 7th, which marks the end of our cruise.  After setting our watches back and forward no fewer than four times on this voyage, it is now 7:05 a.m. (4 p.m. PST … Continue reading

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Buster’s Bali and Beyond

She’s been at it again; posting travel reports without including a thing about me and my buddy, Andre Segovia.  So, while she’s out consuming yet more empty calories, I decided to take matters into my own paws and let you … Continue reading

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I’m All at Sea

Actually, we’re all at sea.  On this cruise, we had three “at sea” days, meaning that we  were just cruising along with no shore stops.  I’ve enjoyed them as they provide the opportunity for complete relaxation and even more extensive … Continue reading

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