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Khajuraho: A Lovely Ending

If Kerala is the land of coconuts, which it is, Khajuraho is the city (area?) of date palms.  It’s good to have a guide to keep you up to the mark on such things.  It also makes it easier for … Continue reading

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To Stew In One’s Own Juices

  I always thought “to stew in one’s own juices” was a figure of speech.  Then I arrived in Mamallapuram and ventured out for a morning walk along a very short stretch of the Bay of Bengal.  Even with my … Continue reading

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A Bit of Bishkek in London

    . . .  And I’m not talking about borscht. Something about our London lodgings remind me of my soviet era apartment complex in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  Probably not a comparison our landlord would appreciate!  However, the 1960’s era council … Continue reading

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Experiencial Travelers

Our move from Cruzy to Nimes wasn’t quite as delightful as we had hoped.  We took five hours to drive from Cruzy to Nimes, a trip that our GPS said would take a bit less than two hours; but we … Continue reading

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Not Another Cathar Castle!?

Friday, we were returning home to Cruzy.  Dave, Claire, Suzy and Paul wanted to go back to Lagrasse to visit the part of the abbey that was actually occupied by monks.  They were hoping for a behind the scenes, day-in-the-life-of-a … Continue reading

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More Cathar Excitement

Okay, perhaps “excitement” is an overstatement.  We did visit two Cathar sites on Thursday.  The drive to the first, Puilaurens, could have been an excursion all by itself.  We went through a gorge that was stunning.  The way the morning … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Seashore

It seems that I forgot to post this blog when I wrote it last Sunday.  So, here it is now, a week late. Sunday is market day in St. Chinian, which meant that we began the day there.  But because … Continue reading

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Buster: River Cruising

From the moment I first tested the bed in stateroom 209, I knew that river cruising was going to A- okay with me.  The stateroom is compact but has everything a bear and his friends might need.  It even comes … Continue reading

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Buster’s Brief Tale

After arriving in Lisbon, Andre Segovia and I were left in the apartment to fend for ourselves while Virginia and Michael gallivanted around the city.  I didn’t know what I might have done to deserve such treatment but you can … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Arrival

Finally, we are here!  This is the first time we have flown on a carrier other than British Air in many years.  We went with Delta because it had a nonstop flight from Seattle to Amsterdam and those of you … Continue reading

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