Category Archives: Education

Cooking with Neha

Oh, my goodness.  If you find yourself in Delhi with a day to kill, arrange to take a cooking class with Neha at Saffron Palate.  We just spent a wonderful five hours learning a few things about Indian cooking and … Continue reading

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Rambles Around Narni: Part Two

After a long away day on Sunday, we decided to stick close to home on Monday.  In aid of that effort, we arranged to have a private, guided walk around Narni.  On our first Narni ramblings with Cindy and Paul … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen in Orvieto

  It’s now Thursday, September 29;  Bob and Connie arrived last Saturday and we have been having such a good time that I haven’t posted a blog since.  Guess I’d better do some catching up. On Sunday, Sept. 25th, the … Continue reading

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Varanasi: Seen Along the Road

This morning, as we drove through the hub and bub of Varanasi for our last ride on the river, we drove past a shop with a sign reading:  Anocha Salon. Because Joan and I had gone to a shop in … Continue reading

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Tolerance

A few months ago, I decided I needed to freshen my look.  To that end, I had my hair stylist give me bangs.  I figured they might soften my face and cover up some of those unsightly forehead creases, aka … Continue reading

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Another “Who Knew” Moment

Not having anything better to do late this afternoon, Michael and I decided to pop into the Museum of Old Nimes (Musee du Vieux Nimes), which is located right around the corner from our apartment.  Entrance is free, so, it … Continue reading

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Avignon: 2015

What a difference 44 years make.  In 1971, when I was last in Avignon, my sister and I were doing the youth hostel, eurail, backpack thing.  We were 20 and 22 years old, respectively, and our finances were limited. This … Continue reading

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Out and About in the Loire Valley: Chaumont sur Loire

The second half of our day of culture found us at Chaumont sur Loire.  In a region rich with chateaux, I decided on this place because it is hosting an international festival of art and gardens.  Seemed as good a … Continue reading

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Da Vinci in France

Michael and I are such ignorant travellers!  Who knew that Leonardo Da Vinci spent his last three years in Amboise . . . and died there?  Probably everybody except for us!! It turns out that our little hideaway is about … Continue reading

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Ancient Universities

During our travels here in Portugal, we have discovered that it is the public universities that are held in highest esteem.  They are the ones that students want to attend.  They are cheap and outstanding.  The private universities are more … Continue reading

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