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China 2020 – Itinerary – Shanghai

Our final area to explore will be the city of Shanghai and the surrounding region. From Guilin, we fly to the east coast and the city of Shanghai. It’s a 794 mi / 1278 km journey and the flight should … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Itinerary – Guilin, Yangshou & Longji

Continuing on, we next head southeast to the area around the city of Guilin. We will be flying from Chengdu to the city of Guilin. The distance between the two is 855km or 531mi and the flight should take about … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Itinerary – Chengdu

Our third stop will be the city of Chengdu in the Sichuan Province. From Xi’an, we’ll catch the Bullet Train to Chengdu. Chengdu is about 658km or 409 mi southwest of Xi’an and the train ride will take about 4 … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Itinerary – Xian

Our second destination will be Xi’an – capital city of the Shaanxi Province. To arrive in Xi’an, we will be taking the Bullet Train from Beijing. It’s about 1216 km or 755 miles away and the train trip will take … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Itinerary – Beijing

Our first destination will be Beijing, the capital city of the People’s Republic of China. Our current plan has us flying directly from Toronto to Beijing. The flight will be about thirteen and a half hours and we’re hoping to … Continue reading

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China – October 2020

One year from today, we will be traveling to China. There are so many wonderful things that we want to see and experience. Over the next year, I’ll tell you about the process and our itinerary. We are working with … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Strolling through the streets of Zermatt

It’s our last day here, so today we’re walking around Zermatt to see a little bit of the town. Everything I read about is centered around the Matterhorn and skiing, but the town is really charming and deserves to be … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Trümmelbach Falls

What do you do when it’s hot outside? Find someplace cool. We found that cool place in Lauterbrunnen at the Trümmelbach Falls. The melting glaciers create a river that over the years has cut right through the mountain. It is … 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 6 – Moving on to Lucerne

Hard to believe our time in Zürich is over. We really enjoyed exploring the city and neighboring areas. As Zürich is our entry to Switzerland, we could not be happier with our choice. Our favorite things about Zürich are easy … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Day trip to Rapperswil and Schaffhausen

With the weather defying the odds, we decided to go exploring again today. Our journey this morning was to Rapperswil at the far end of Lake Zurich. We had originally planned to take a boat ride to get there, but … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Walking around Zurich

Woke up to a gorgeous, sunny day. The weatherman had predicted rain today, but luckily they were wrong. So on this perfect sight-seeing day, we were off. Zurich is a pretty large city, but the old town is fairly compact … Continue reading

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Canal cruising on a sunny day.

Woke up to another beautiful day.  After cleaning up, we went down for breakfast and my daily Dutch lesson.  We have basically been eating a good breakfast each day and then dinner.  No lunch, just an occasional snack and adult … Continue reading

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Last day in Bruges

Our last full day in Bruges and we have some items that still need to be checked off our list.  We eat a light breakfast and then head out. When we were walking out of our street, we could hear … Continue reading

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