Category Archives: Accommodations

Sunset

Apparently, the west side of Corfu is known for its spectacular sunsets.  Our first night here, the cloud cover on the western horizon was so uniformly heavy that the sunset was nothing to write home about or even mention in … Continue reading

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Skopje to Ohrid

June 3rd marked the end of the official wine congress; June 4th marked the beginning of the extension to the congress.  The extension is a twe day exploration of the southwest part of Macedonia, primarily the area between Skopje and … Continue reading

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Final Food for Thoughts and Thoughts on Food

As we are packing up all of our things, which have managed to migrate to the far corners of our little home from home, I am reflecting on our time here in Europe for the past month.  I told someone … Continue reading

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Narni in December

This is our third stay in Narni, our charming hilltop town in Umbria.  Both earlier trips were in September; some things are different in December. The things that remain the same include:  The loveliness and comfort of our apartment with … Continue reading

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Dürnstein and the Wachau Valley

We began today with more cruising.  I thoroughly enjoy the excursions that are planned for us but cruising is fabulous.  Our morning’s cruise was brief and had us docking at the tiny hamlet of Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley at … Continue reading

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Nürnberg: Onto the River Princess

I’m so happy!  Why? Because I have finally made secure connection to this page.  Technology connects us but it also makes us crazy when it doesn’t work.  But, enough about that. Yesterday afternoon, we boarded Uniworld’s River Princess to begin … Continue reading

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WT: Day 6 – Pontresina to Guarda

  Today we moved from the upper Engatine Valley to the Lower Engatine Valley. . . a relatively short distance in miles but quite a difference in landscape and decorations on buildings.  Guarda is a tiny village with number of … Continue reading

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WT: Day 4 – Alp Languard to Muottas Muragl

  Even though we were still sated from last night’s repast, we began today with an amazing breakfast buffet.  It was so incredibly beautiful that I am going to take a camera down tomorrow morning.  Several years ago, I resolved … Continue reading

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WT: Day 3 – The Actual Glacier Express

They call the Glacier Express the slowest express in the world.  That may be true but it is also provides one of the most beautiful rides in the world as well. Wednesday, September 13, began with a walk to the … Continue reading

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Let’s Switch Gears

Sunday, September 10, we bade goodbye to London and our week of city living and boarded a flight to Zurich.  Even though our 9:25 a.m. departure was delayed ten or fifteen minutes, we made it to Zurich on time and, … Continue reading

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