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Eygalieres – Leaving Saint-Remy

We stayed in our pied-a-terre in Saint-Remy again for a few days. Great airbnb hosts and a convenient spot next to a fantastic boulanger for morning croissants.¬†Where Saint-Remy-de-Provence ends in the east, Eygalieres begins. The hilltop village has just over … Continue reading

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Hawaii in Bloom, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (January 2015)

The whole island of Hawaii is formed of volcanic rock. You might expect a desert wasteland. Not so. We found a lush, peaceful tropical garden just north of Hilo. Interestingly, nearly all the plants here are imported from other lands: … Continue reading

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Back on the Oregon Trail to Washington October 21 (Day 50)

We followed the Columbia River Valley on our way from Yakima to Portland. This meant heading west across the Cascade Mountains. So we had a big revelation: East of the Cascades = dry. West of the Cascades = wet, very … Continue reading

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The River Walls of Jericho and the New Old Man of the Mountain

Between New Hampshire and Vermont we stopped…a lot! No roses to smell, but how about this sunflower? We also found something to taste. These are thimbleberries, like the ones Nancy picked on Isle Royale National Park many years ago and … Continue reading

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