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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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Enjoying the day in Bruge

If I told you I woke up before the alarm at 6:50 am, would you even believe me ?!? It’s true!  We were showered and ready for breakfast early today.  Enjoyed a hearty breakfast and then headed out for a … 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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Our last day in Paris

Woke up to a beautiful sunny day.  Cleaned up and went down to breakfast.  It’s hard to believe that this is our last day in Paris. Since we still had time left on our tickets, we walked back to Notre … Continue reading

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Tourists in Paris to celebrate summer

With nothing on our agenda until dinner, we decided to be tourists for the day.  What a wonderful way to bring in the first day of summer.  We strolled down to Notre Dame and from there we caught the Hop-on / … 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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The Beauty of Mont Saint-Michel

Woke up feeling refreshed and excited, as today we are heading to Mont Saint-Michel.  I have seen pictures and read about the Mont for years and today the pictures turn to reality. Getting there from Pontorson is easy.  They have … Continue reading

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Nantes – So Much To See

Our last day in Nantes and there are many places we want to visit, even if for just a brief visit.  We’re going to start with a good breakfast at the hotel before we leave.  They really have a decent … Continue reading

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Nantes – Our first day.

A good night’s sleep and a nice shower and we were ready for our first full day of exploring. Today’s plan was to explore the Isle of the Machines. So to really understand this area, you have to think science … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Yesterday’s rain brought today’s sunshine. It’s a beautiful day. The temps are in the mid 60’s, just a wisp of a breeze and bright blue skies. After breakfast, Sue went over to the Surgeons Hall Museum. It … Continue reading

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Anniversary Day in Glasgow

Glasgow, United Kingdom Today we are celebrating our 37th anniversary. Where have the years gone? We’re going to start out the day on the Hop on – Hop Off bus. It’s a bit overcast, but no rain is predicted, so … Continue reading

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Hop On – Hop Off – Day 2 – Holyroodhouse Palace and New Town.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Today we’re off to the other end of the Royal Mile to see the other royal attraction – the Palace of Holyroodhouse. It is still used today as the Royal residence and as a tourist attraction when … Continue reading

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