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Punta Arenas, Chile ~ Christmas Day

December 25th ~ Christmas Day We are getting into a lovely routine of sleeping in, having a late breakfast or early lunch, then going ashore for an afternoon tour. This much relaxation might eventually get old, but for now I … Continue reading

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New York City ~ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 6th The Metropolitan Museum of Art, aka The Met was originally opened in 1872. Seeded by an art collection owned by John Taylor Johnston, a railroad executive, they quickly outgrew their original location on 5th Avenue. Today the enormous … Continue reading

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Mexico – Lunch with the Mennonites

Tuesday, April 11th – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico We knew we had another long day on the bus today and Manuel advised us that he would love to leave a bit earlier if possible. Our congenial group was all loaded … Continue reading

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Amsterdam ~ Canals, Van Gogh, Cheese and Windmills of Zaandam

August 8th ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Did you know that Amsterdam is a conurbation? Well, I learned one more term today. In case you too need a little help with that one, it means that she is:

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Cologne ~ From the Magnificent Cathedral to a Chocolate Factory

August 7th ~ Cologne, Germany Cologne is a big city metropolis compared to the smaller bergs we have been visiting. It ranks number 4 in size in Germany with a population of around one million inhabitants, behind Berlin, Hamburg and … Continue reading

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Colmar ~ Straddling Germany and France with its own Little Venice

July 29th ~ Colmar, France Departing from Basel, and leaving Switzerland behind, our ship next docked in Breisach, Germany but our tour was to Colmar, France. I think that amounted to three countries in less than 24 hours. 

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Murren sits on the side of a cliff, Schilthorn towers high above

July 25th ~ Murren, Switzerland First a little more about Murren. It basically sits on the side of a cliff overlooking a large valley far below. We took a cable car and then a small train to get from the … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ Prague, Czech Republic

Visiting in June 2014, we instantly had a love affair. Click here to find out my 12 reasons why I fell in love with Prague. 

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The Broad Museum ~ The Veil and the Vault

February 12th ~ Los Angeles, California Los Angeles has a brand new museum – The Broad Just opening in September 2015, it is the latest “Must See” attraction for both locals and visitors to the City of Angeles. Reservations can … Continue reading

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Paris ~ A day in pictures

Friday, July 17th ~ Paris, France We wrapped up our Gate 1 tour today with an included city tour. Several of these pictures were snapped through the bus window, so the quality is not quite up to snuff with some … Continue reading

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