Monthly Archives: April 2013

France

We left sunny Barcelona early Friday , crossing the border into France with the Pyrenees in the distance. Overland via bus to Girona and then onto Perpignan , the bus trip was a nice way to travel ,although there is … Continue reading

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Ola! I’m fluent in ola! -Espana

A long time ago , a wise man, lets call him the ” professor”, told me too learn a “wee bit ” of Spanish in view of our intended itinerary. That idea was duly ignored, resulting in us confusing the … Continue reading

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Bleeding Taxi Drivers

For those of you who work I’n this profession, turn away now,this is not going to be pleasant . Since the invention of the wheel it seems taxi drivers are intent on ruining ones day plus slipping you closer to … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar

Suffering the torturous maze of Iranian bureaucracy with a visa as likely as John Carney securing a credit card we decided on heading to Lebanon, a country prominent in my teens for all the wrong reasons . One distinctive memory … Continue reading

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Bilbao

Bilbao ,is located in the Basque region of Spain , it’s been a trading city built around the Bilbao river , it’s a city you can walk . The most historic sites can be seen in a few days . … Continue reading

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PIngus Winery

Thanks to a longtime acquaince and friend Clare Burke, we were able to visit Peter Sisseck’s project in Quintanilla de Onesimo , Valladolid . We were carefully guided through the process of making this wine by one of his winemaker’s … Continue reading

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