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The Gang’s All Here

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Pacific NW Road Trip

The only thing that’s better than having a great trip in foreign lands is having a great trip at home. Saturday, June 15, Michael and I drove up to Seattle to pick up two very good friends who were arriving … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michael

As has happened frequently over the years, this year we spent Michael’s birthday far from home.  He doesn’t like any hoopla made over the occasion, so this state of affairs is a plus as far as he is concerned.  Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Dublin Doings: Part Two

Each day presents us with so many possibilities; it also provides opportunities to meet new people and have new experiences.  Today was no different. We had one fixed point for today: A 10:30 a.m. time slot for a tour at … Continue reading

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On Temple Bar

Great time last night!  We managed to pull ourselves together and head deeper into town last night just a skosh past 7 p.m.  What a revelation for a couple of old people! It’s amazing what goes on after our typical … Continue reading

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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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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wednesday, March 3, we cruised into Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) shortly after sunrise.  Turns out the port is pretty far away from the city itself; and, although we met the guide for our private tour a bit past 09:00, we … Continue reading

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Surabaya

  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

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The Gang’s All Here

March 22nd, Friday:  The rest of our party arrived yesterday afternoon and evening after varying lengths of agonizing travel to get here.  It’s good to be together. After drinks, visiting and dinner here at the villa, we all headed to … Continue reading

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