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Day 13 An Offer We Couldn't Refuse
Thursday, July 17, 2014      21 comments

We were up at 4:45 for an early departure…destination…Venice! I thought I would sleep some on the way, but there were so many castles, monasteries, and churches to see that I barely dozed at all. Not so easy to photograph from the window of a ... Read more
Day 12 The Hills are Alive!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      19 comments

Breakfast was a wonderful selection of Kaiser rolls, bacon and scrambled eggs, fruits, and juice. Still haven’t got used to room temperature juice, but it seems to be the norm everywhere we’ve been. Then we were off to Innsbruck, also a 2 time... Read more
Day 11 Sun Sets On New Horizons
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      20 comments

After a very early breakfast, we hit the road heading for the small country of Liechtenstein. On the way, we stopped at a lovely rest stop decorated with a very interesting herd of around 30 cows. The view was outstanding as well. Switzerland... Read more
Day 10 …and uh 1 and uh 2 and uh…
Monday, July 14, 2014      20 comments

After a lovely breakfast of French breads with chocolate Nutella, croissants, Swiss cheese, fresh fruit and multi-fruit juice, we boarded our coach and headed for Tasch. There we boarded the rack (cog) railroad for a thrilling exciting and unus... Read more
Day 9 Falling Deeper in Love with Switzerland
Sunday, July 13, 2014      26 comments

The Swiss continental breakfast was delightful. Fresh breads and cheese, multiple kinds of granola type cereals, and egg boiler, and some type of fruit salad, made fresh, with melons, apples, citrus fruits, grapes, pineapple, and some kinds of ... Read more
Day 8 I'm a Swiss Miss Wannabe
Friday, July 11, 2014      25 comments

It was a wonderfully cool travel day as we departed France…destination Switzerland. The French countryside was lovely. We could always tell when we were approachin... Read more
Day 7 Music in the Park
Thursday, July 10, 2014      24 comments

Today’s adventure started at the Eiffel Tower. Our city coordinators continually cautioned us not to look at, speak to, or interact with the gypsies in any way, war... Read more
Day 6 Paris: The City of Love
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      24 comments

We started our day with a continental French Breakfast. To say we were disappointed would be a huge understatement. There was French bread, croissants, and chocolate au pain similar to the ones we were served in London, only not as fresh, and ... Read more
Day 5: On the Road Again
Monday, July 07, 2014      26 comments

Time to move on to our next destination. I was very impressed with how clean London was. We saw very little graffiti, and when we did, it was impressive. Here is an example. ... Read more
Day 4 Striking Up the Band
Sunday, July 06, 2014      25 comments

By this point, my body is starting to adjust to the time difference, and I’m noticing a few more things, like the sun rises at 4:30 a.m. and sets at 11:00 p.m. No need for daylight savings time here. I was totally unprepared for this revelatio... Read more
Day 3 Towering London
Friday, July 04, 2014      26 comments

I am s-o-o-o-o not a morning person, but this morning I woke up bright and early and raring to go. emoticon We sl... Read more
Day 2 Windsor & London
Thursday, July 03, 2014      23 comments

emoticon We arrived at Heathrow International Airport around 7 a.m. My customs officer was a very cute and chatty ... Read more
Europe Trip Day 1
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      27 comments

This was a travel day, but still deserves mentioning. It began with a snafu when the bus driver who was transporting the students from band camp to the airport failed to take off the parking brake. After a couple of miles, the bus in front not... Read more
Home Again Home Again Jiggity Jig
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      29 comments

Made it home from a fantastic voyage to Europe. Jet lagged big time. Can barely focus. Thousands of pics to go through...literally. Never knew feet and ankles could swell so large from flying. After I've had some sleep, and have clean cloth... Read more
Flying Away
Saturday, June 14, 2014      30 comments

Off I go...into the wild blue yonder I'm flying away until July! Until then...... Read more

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