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Day 30 – Milan – DaVinci’s The Last Supper – Il Cenacola

We had to get up early today to get to the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie. That’s where we picked up our tickets to view Leonardo DaVinci’s Last Supper or Il Cenacola. We had reservations for the 8:45 am … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Dust off the French, we’re heading to Lausanne

After a wonderful stay in Lauterbrunnen, today we travel to the French region of Switzerland. We’ll be staying in the town of Lausanne, taking boat rides on Lake Geneva and visiting the nearby vineyards. This morning we were up early … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Bern, baby, Bern

So now that the threat of thunderstorms has passed, it’s time for heat warnings for the next week. Temperatures are expected to soar into the 90’s and possibly even hit 100 in parts of Switzerland. Today we visited Bern, the … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Exploring Old Town Lucerne

After yesterday’s wonderful day in the mountains, today we explored the old town of Lucerne. Once again, we got an early start as thunderstorms were scheduled to head this way in the afternoon. We walked over to the bus stop … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Day-tripping to Stein Am Rhein and Rheinfalls

Another rainy day prediction goes down the drain. Thank you once again to the weatherman for getting it wrong. Sunny with a few clouds means we are heading out to explore. Today we are heading north to visit the area … Continue reading

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Visiting Beautiful Bruges

We both woke up early after a good night’s sleep.  After the little bit of walking around last evening, we were excited to explore the town.  The hotel’s breakfast provided many choices and we found out that everything is homemade. … Continue reading

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Enjoying the day in Pontorson

Since today was a strike day for the railroads in France, we took advantage of an extra quiet day to check out the town.  Pontorson is a lovely little town that typically is used by tourists who want to visit … Continue reading

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