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HEIDELBERG, GERMANY ~ A Castle, the World’s Largest Wine Barrel and a Student Jail

July 31st (part 2)~ Heidelberg, Germany Our afternoon was taken up with an optional tour that began with a motor coach ride to Heidelberg. Some consider this the most romantic city in Germany and for good reason. Towering over the … Continue reading

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Portugal ~ The Queen That Was Crowned After Death

May 23rd ~ A Visit to Medieval Villages Outside of Lisbon, Portugal This was an optional full day excursion to explore the countryside around Lisbon. The theme seemed to be medieval towns with cobblestoned streets and whitewashed buildings. Once again it … Continue reading

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Porto ~ Our introduction to Portugal

May 15th ~ Porto, Portugal This is our first time in Portugal and we find it easy to get around. Arriving a few days ago, we hopped on the metro right at the airport and were able to get within … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day ~ A church in Barcelona, Spain

On a ramble down La Rambla in Barcelona we came across the Church of Bethlehem. This picture was taken on April 4th, 2014 when we spent two weeks staying in a small apartment we had rented through Airbnb. If you … Continue reading

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Coban Marketplace and the Quetzal

Wednesday December 10th ~ Coban, Guatemala Just the three of us loaded up our traveling suitcases and backpacks and pointed the SUV toward Coban. Today we get to see the dirt road we had traveled two nights earlier draped in … Continue reading

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Iceland, Day 1 ~ Geothermal Fields, Blue Lagoon, Viking Museum

Sunday September 7th – Reykjavik Iceland (Day 1) I did not make notes while in Iceland. Our time there was limited and with two long excursions booked, I had little free time other than for meals and some sleep. I’ll reconstruct … Continue reading

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