August 18, 2023: The third trip for 2023 is… a France Encore! We will live la vie française in Collioure before exploring Marseille and the Alsace. And while we are in the area, we will see the Italian Piedmont and Geneva too!
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July 24, 2023: Scenic Lake Bled sits at the base of Triglav National Park, a less-expensive but just-as-beautiful Lake Como in miniature that has drawn vacationers for centuries.
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July 23, 2023: The oldest vine still thrives where grapes were planted over four centuries ago in Maribor, Slovenia. But the wine is not for sale!
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December 25, 2022 In two weeks, we depart on our next adventure – New Zealand! We are escaping to the southern hemisphere for three months to enjoy summer hiking while it is frigid at home. *All images courtesy of wikimedia commons until we have our own!
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July 15, 2022: Paris “The French Trip” exceeded expectations. Laissez le bon temps rouler indeed! Two months exploring France, Luxembourg and Belgium was wonderful, and was not nearly enough.
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September 2021 Jean and I are exploring White Wine and Black Forest! We explored Rhine and Mosel River wine regions and their castles, and are now in Alsace in north-east France. Next… epic “driver’s road” through the Black Forest on our way to Baden Baden
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