Category Archives: Plumbing

Toilets

Those of you who know me knew it was only a matter of time before this post appeared.  Be happy that there is only the one photo. In our villa in Seminyak, the toilets were equipped with a special seat/lid … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs from Bali

Sounds: Shortly before 6 a.m., the dark, humid air wraps itself around you and then you hear the gentle sounds of drum and flute coming across the rice fields from the temple letting you know that it is almost time … Continue reading

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Guadalajara: Part One

Tuesday, November 20: After one day of laying in supplies, ministering to ailing plumbing* and resting up,  we finally plunged into Guadalajara proper.  Minor frustrations and great discoveries. The “we” in the previous sentence included only Michael and me as … Continue reading

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Adios, Mazatlan

After ten days, we had to say “adios” to Mazatlan and get on a bus to our next destination: Guadalajara.  We spent our last night in Mazatlan the way we spent our first, enjoying tacos at Los Chiles, our roadside, … Continue reading

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Stay Calm; You’re on the Inside of the Wall

Last night’s entertainment was “The Tenors.”  Not quite Domingo, Pavarotti and Carreras, but pretty darned good. The dinner buffet theme for the night was Italian, so, the music was semi-appropriate.  I still think that no one (but no one) does … Continue reading

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Vienna: Day 3 – Going to the Horses

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

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Vienna: Day 2

Our second day in Vienna dawned clear and chilly.  One of the things I wanted to do when in Vienna was to go to a different traditional Viennese coffee house each day.  Well, I missed yesterday and wasn’t particularly disappointed … Continue reading

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London: Day 2.5: The Long March

None of us slept well Monday night.  ARGH!!!!  When I wandered out of the bedroom at 6:15 a.m., Kris was already up, had made a pot of coffee and had drunk about half of it.  The two of us made … Continue reading

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Plumbing: India Part Two

As I mentioned in a previous blog dealing with Indian plumbing, I have been kind of intrigued by the teeny, tiny rolls of toilet paper with which our bathrooms are fitted out.  Seriously, I don’t there’s more than 100 sheets … Continue reading

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Plumbing: India

Lest you get overly concerned by the title, be reassured, nothing the least bit untoward or unsavory will follow.  But, as I do have plumbing in my DNA, I can’t help noticing these things. At home, we buy our toilet … Continue reading

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