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Piedmont – Wine, truffles and scenery to die for!

At least that’s what we’ve been told. Later this year, we’ll be able to see for ourselves. While we were thinking about visiting some wine regions in France, the “Gilet Jaune” or “Yellow Vest” protesters have changed our minds. The … Continue reading

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Swiss Rail System – Wow!

As we move into the cold of January, it’s less than five months until we go to Switzerland.  It seems like we were just talking about going and we’re already moving into train ticket buying time. Switzerland has an awesome … Continue reading

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Another step forward

So it happened – Swiss Air dropped the price of the flights we were looking at by $1,300.  Seeing that, in my mind, it was a no brainer to book our flights.   While some may say that it is … Continue reading

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Time to start planning for 2019

So September has rolled around and it’s time to start planning our next adventure.  A quick spin of the travel wheel and our next destination is going to be Switzerland. We’ve been watching lots of You Tube videos, searching websites … Continue reading

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Quick trip to the Big Apple

Just a little three day jaunt to NYC for a little fun.  We’re going to take in two Yankees games – Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon – against the Baltimore Orioles.  In addition, Sue and our friend Donna are going … Continue reading

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From Amsterdam to Buffalo

“They say all good things must come to an end.  Whoever ‘they’ are should mind their own business.” – Tom Herkey Woke up early to get ready and finish packing.  Our ride to the airport is arriving at 7:00 am, … Continue reading

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Last day in Amsterdam

So yesterday’s postscript became today’s reality.  I did something that caused my back to go out and it hurts like all heck. I gingerly got out of bed and cleaned up before we went down for breakfast.  Instead of “see … Continue reading

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