Category Archives: Frustration

Final Corfu (Greece) Impressions

Do I ever begin a final reflections or impressions post with something other than the people?  I don’t think so.  And so it is with Corfu (Greece). All of the Corfiots we have met during our 11 days here have … Continue reading

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Batumi to Kutaisi

  September 12, 2018: Up early to begin our two day drive back to Tbilisi.  We will overnight in Kutaisi.  But before any of that began, I looked in the mirror. YOIKS!!!  I looked like a “don’t do this” advertisement … Continue reading

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Tbilisi to Borjomi via Vardzia

    Saturday, June 9th, was moving day.  We packed up our scattered belongings at the Shota boutique hotel and headed off to Borjomi.  This was the most spectacular day so far as far as scenery goes:  Green, green rocky … Continue reading

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Mid Morning Wine, Anyone?

Why, yes, thank you. After a short drive from our morning pizza and wine, we pulled up at Lepovo vineyards, which is an arm of the Tikves winery.  Several more wines, cheeses and meats to round out our morning.  The … 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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I’m Back!!!

It’s only been three days since I last posted but it seems much longer than that. I feel as though I have been sucked into a back hole but am now having the impossible good fortune of emerging out the … Continue reading

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The Worst Flight Ever?

No photos to accompany this post.  If I had one, it would be of Michael wedged into an airplane seat with his right hand clamped on my left thigh, his head bowed and his lips muttering not prayers but words … Continue reading

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WT: Day 2 – Zermatt – Gornergrat und zurück

At least that’s what it says on our tickets, which means we were good to go on the Gornergrat cog railway up to Gornergrat at just over 10,000′ for panoramic views of the Alps. Unfortunately, Michael began getting a cold … Continue reading

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London: Day .5: Arrival and Wandering About

We arrived at Heathrow a little bit ahead of schedule after an excellent flight.  In spite of the full-flat seats, neither of the boys slept very much during the flight; I managed to get three or four hours.  Only hiccup … Continue reading

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES! REALLY?

Day number one:  Sunny and warm. Day number two:  Raining and low visibility. Day number three:  Snow and more snow! Day number four:  We shudder to think! We headed out of Pocatello early, 6:53 a.m., in order to get to … Continue reading

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