My Travels

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 […]
July 24, 2016

Cuenca, Ecuador

OK, so how many of you have even heard of Cuenca, Ecuador? Until a few years ago I hadn’t heard of it either. Located in the […]
July 23, 2016

Days two and three in Quito

For the first time I had a problem with the WordPress site.  Last night I composed a blog for day two of my trip but when […]
July 22, 2016

Quito, Ecuador

Quito, the capital of Ecuador is, at 9300 ft. elevation the highest capital city in the world and a World Heritage site.
January 21, 2016

Le Carillon and Le Petit Cambodge

Today I completed my mission in Paris, to visit all of the sites of the terrorist attacks of 13 November, 2015 by visiting Le Carillon and […]
January 20, 2016

The Bataclan and the Boulevard Voltaire

I spent much of today exploring the sites of the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris along and adjacent to the Boulevard Voltaire in the […]
January 19, 2016

Paris: The sites of the Terrorist Attacks

I have decided to visit the sites of the Paris terrorist attacks in November 2015, a few at a time both to give me time to let […]
January 17, 2016

Paris Tomorrow!

Yikes!!  I am off to Paris tomorrow.  Oh yes, you all know about the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame, etc., etc., etc.!!  But those […]
January 15, 2016

Sightseeing London

Perhaps most people, at least from the USA, might not think of January as a time to go sightseeing in London, especially the one depicted in […]