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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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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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Returning to Europe

To misquote one of my cartoon favorites – Bullwinkle. “Spring is here.  The grass is growing.  I wonder where the Herks are going?” And the answer is – back to Europe.  We’ve decided to go on a little adventure this … 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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Tour day – St Andrews and beyond

Edinburgh, United Kingdom In case I didn’t mention it, the bed is really comfortable in the apartment. That said, we got another good night’s rest before heading out on our tour this morning. Today we are taking a Rabbie’s Tour … Continue reading

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Checking out the Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh, United Kingdom Another good night’s sleep and we’re ready to go. Today’s schedule includes a tour of the Edinburgh Castle and whatever else we stumble upon. Walked the 100 meters to the tour starting point and met our guide … Continue reading

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Day 17 – A day of ruins and new beginnings..

Sorrento, Italy Looks like another beautiful day – perfect for our day trip to see the Ruins of Pompeii. The tour bus picked us up near the hotel along with a few others from hotels nearby and then we were … Continue reading

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