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Lovely visit to Amsterdam!

A year and a half after we originally planned to visit Scandinavia, we have arrived. Well, almost. Our planned trip last April was via a repositioning cruise to the Atlantic coast of Europe, then Netherlands, then Sweden and Norway on … Continue reading

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Valparaiso = Colorful in Spanish (not really, but it could)

From the modern city of Santiago to the old cobblestoned streets of Valparaiso is only a couple hours by car, but the differences are huge.¬†Google Maps led us up twisting, turning narrow streets that reminded us of the nearly impassable … Continue reading

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Tour de France

The elite Tour de France is over for the year, 21 stages and more than 2,000 miles only a memory. We have memories of our own of our shorter, smaller¬†Tour de France. Some of the same hills, but tackled by … Continue reading

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Tahoe (December 2014)

We spent the whole month of December in Truckee California, near Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, and Donner Pass. More friends and family, good food, good wine, and some skiing at Squaw and Alpine Meadows. The Oregon Trail, which we visited … Continue reading

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Sayonara SONOMA!! (November 2014)

The month in Sonoma has passed with a whirlwind of activities with family and friends (and wineries). Here are a few more tidbits from the trip.     And so we say goodbye to Sonoma…until next time.    

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