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ART ITINERARIES: Frank Duveneck

Looking for art to celebrate a special birthday on October 9… learning about Frank Duveneck’s Whistling Boy… connecting to Frank Duveneck‘s son of Hidden Villa… enjoying the fall colors, crisp air, peaceful forest… a beautiful world to celebrate!

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SAN FRANCISCO: BEYOND THE WARP AND WEFT

A beautiful exhibit in a beautiful space with a beautiful story… there is beauty in our world… to be repeated… BEYOND THE WARP AND WEFT: THE ENDURING LEGACY OF BAUHAUS PHOTO GALLERY

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CITINERARY: San Francisco – SE

Day trip by train… from Yerba Buena to Chinatown… around Union Square… and back: Yerba Buena is where it all began. As one of San Francisco’s first neighborhoods, the district has seen times as a gold prospector’s camp and as … Continue reading

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21. AMBOISE: La Loire à vélo

No-picture-day… an all-biking-day… almost The Royal Way… through the lovely forest of Amboise… past vineyards… Dierre… to Bléré… grab lunch at L’Épi de blé… Ré… picnic on the plage… on the Valley of the Cher… to Chenonceau… Back to Amboise… … Continue reading

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10. NORMANDY: Varengeville-sur-Mer to Honfleur

Best night of the trip… a silent night in the forest by the windmill creek… refreshing morning with a delicious breakfast with my favorite croissant and the most flavorful honey ever… a stroll that you don’t want to end in … Continue reading

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9. NORMANDY: Constellations

Today is the constellation day… the convoluted reason we are continuing our itinerary to Varengeville-sur-Mer… starting from Miro’s Constellations… surprised by the constellation of artists in Varengeville-sur-Mer… BRAQUE, MIRÓ, CALDER, NELSON… at the Musée des Beaux-Arts… under the spell of … Continue reading

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8. IMPRESSIONIST ITINERARY: Giverny-Rouen

The day has come… to leave Paris… first we take a fast RER B to rent a car at the airport… then we start the new impressionist adventure… the first surprise pops up on the way to Giverny… a real … Continue reading

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7. PARIS: Musée d’Orsay Day

Another Palais Garnier detour… looong line… an online ticket is really useful here… as our schedule was too complicated for this we are on our way to Musée d’Orsay… via Place Vendôme and Jardin des Tuileries… another line to enter … Continue reading

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6. PARIS: Nymphéas

Waterlily day… and the start of an impressionist itinerary… “An astonishing painting, without pattern, without borders”… “there is no sky, no horizon, hardly any perspective or stable points of reference enabling the viewer to orient himself, just completely arbitrary boundaries … Continue reading

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2. PARIS: Le Marais

Early morning in Le Marais… earlier than most shops opening time… nice stroll nevertheless… on Rue des Archives… to Rue de Bretagne… past the awakening Marché des Enfants Rouges… Ladurée and Poilâne… to a green, lush corner… the Square du … Continue reading

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