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la Vue

la Vue Third in the balcony series. I loved this little hotel. I’d chosen it because first of all, it had an open balcony. I also chose it because it was just a block away from the Gare de Lyon … Continue reading

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le Vin

le Vin On our tour of Paris, we were told that for dinner at home , the French typically don’t spend much more than 10 Euros on a bottle of wine. I know that’s a broad generalization and finer wines … Continue reading

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Making Sushi

When I travel to places I’ve never been, one of the things that I like to do is take a cooking class there.  I’ve found them to be not only fun and educational but these classes are a great way … Continue reading

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Six Wineries

During our two week trek through Portugal, Spain and Italy, my brother Bill and I visited six wineries. We did our research before we left home and planned on stopping in on the more acclaimed wineries along our route.  Others … Continue reading

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The Valet

  My first day in Lisbon was so rewarding in many ways. My stated goals for this two week trip was to get to spend quality time with  my brother. That was first and foremost.  It’s been a long time … Continue reading

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Portugal, Spain and Italy

My brother, Bill and I just got back from a trip to Portugal, Spain and Italy.  It was the first time we’d traveled extensively together on our own. We’re both experienced travelers and we’ve usually traveled with our wives or … Continue reading

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A Man Who Loves His Job

Every once in a while, if you’ve paid all your bills on time and dropped a coin in a street musicians guitar case, the Photo Gods reward you with a shot like this. I knew I was going to love … Continue reading

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