My Travels

October 15, 2016

Palma Mallorca Saturday 15 October 2016

Well, tomorrow is the big day in Palma-The Palma Marathon.  Yes, the marathon craze has reached the otherwise quiet and serene city of Palma Mallorca and […]
October 15, 2016

Palma de Mallorca Photos

October 15, 2016

Palma de Mallorca

Today is my fourth day in Palma de Mallorca the capitol city od the Island of Mallorca, the largest of the so called Balearic Islands of […]
October 13, 2016

Monday in Avignon-Le Palais des Papes, des Teinturiers and Le Pont du Gard.

On Monday October 10 we drove from Aix en Provence to the amazingly interesting city of Avignon located on the banks of the River Rhone.  Le […]
October 12, 2016

Updates from Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

In spite of a rather heavy rain storm when I landed in Madrid, on my journey from Nice, France, the flight to Palma de Mallorca in […]
October 7, 2016

Cassis and the Calanques.

You have probably never heard of the town of Cassis, France just a bit east of Marseilles along the Mediterranean coast of France and the calanques […]
October 1, 2016

The French Riviera

My daughter Anne and I are approaching the end of day 3 together on the Cote d’Azure or as it is usually referred to in the […]
September 28, 2016

My last Day in Paris

Yesterday Tuesday September 27, 2016 was my last day in Paris and I wanted to share some of this exhilarating day’s experiences with you.  First off […]
September 26, 2016

Breakfast In America and Geoffrey Rush In Paris!

Wow, what an interesting and rather exciting day.  I started off with Breakfast In America or BIA as it is commonly known in Paris, a dose […]
September 25, 2016

Sunday in Paris

Sunday  tends to be a rather quiet day in Paris and today was no exception except at the Comptoir du Relais at the Carrefour de Odeon […]
September 23, 2016

Friday night Paris, France 23 September, 2016.

It is a glorious Friday night in Paris.  The weather is perfect, everyone is out eating, drinking, talking and yes, kissing along the streets of Paris […]
September 15, 2016

Summer to Autumn in 24 hours in Paris 10th.

Yesterday it was 81 degrees with clear blue skies and today it is raining, overcast and 64 degrees here in the 10th in Paris.  Last night […]
September 9, 2016

France and Spain are just around the corner

In less than 72 hours I will embark on an extended visit to France and Spain beginning on September 12 and ending back here at home […]
August 1, 2016

Otovalo and Cotacachi

Yesterday our group toured the northern towns of Otovalo, known for it’s artisanal market and Cotacachi, known for it’s leather goods and an increasingly popular location […]
July 29, 2016

Vilcabamba and return to Quito

Yesterday we spent the entire day touring in and around the relatively small town of Vilcabamba, called by some “gringolandia” because of the very large proportion […]
July 26, 2016

Cuenca, Ecuador Day 2

Our second day in the lovely town of Cuenca was consumed with assessing the shopping options by visiting a very large artisanal market selling all sorts […]