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France in the fallSeptember 5th, 201949 days to go.
Today is Thursday, March 28th. We’ve been voyagers upon the good ship Viking Orion for two full days and we are two happy campers . . . if by “camping” one means having extraordinarily comfortable quarters and an obscene … Continue reading
And I do mean full! I am writing this on June 3rd, a full day after the events to be reported actually occurred and I can tell that I will have to do a quick job to get any reporting … Continue reading
Sunday, December 3rd, began with domestics: a couple loads of laundry; and then we went to the horses. The Spanish Riding School to be precise, to see the Lipizzaner stallions strut their stuff. We had reserved tickets months in advance … Continue reading
I forgot to mention in previous posts regarding Bikaner that some major Indian soap opera is being filmed in the back garden. Judging from the crowds of flushed looking women (and some men) at the front gates to the hotel, … Continue reading
When we arrived at our hotel yesterday, it was clear that something big was in the works. Hashmat and Priya answered our unasked questions when they told us there was going to be a wedding. The entire, large front garden … Continue reading
As I may have mentioned at the end of yesterday’s blog, given the downpour of Tuesday afternoon/evening/night, we opted not to walk from San Quirico d’Orcia to Pienza. Instead, we decided to have a leisurely breakfast in the hotel’s breakfast … Continue reading