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11. NORMANDY: Honfleur

Late start on Honfleur roofs after the long Fête de la Musique night… yummy surprise downstairs… it’s the Saturday market… so many good looking and tasting cheese… and sausages… olives & marinated garlic… baguette tradition & pain au céréales… fruits … Continue reading

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SANTA CRUZ: Mountains to Sea

Stars and weather aligned for a couple discovery beach days… first morning started a beach perfect day in Capitola Village looking for the morning cup of coffee… found it at Mr. Toots and enjoyed it by the beach… continued on … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz: Natural Bridges & Monarch Butterflies

A fall or winter visit to Natural Bridges is like an annual ritual to see the monarchs. Planned or unplanned, we somehow end up here almost every year. Some years have fewer monarchs, but this October was already bright with … Continue reading

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La Jolla Jueves

We finally “settled down” in La Jolla for the last two days of our San Diego trip. Our kids first choice was Birch Aquarium at Scripps, and that was a wonderful place indeed! Not only we saw amazing exhibits, even … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday: Welcome Aboard!

The homeplan for Wednesday was to have a wet day, something like Aquatica, a beach, or Mission Bay that didn’t make it on our Mission Monday. Instead, our 4th grader chose a surprise Water Wonderland Wednesday … the San Diego … Continue reading

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ITINERARY: South California

0. The long night drive to Disneyland… Fri, 6/14/2013 – Fun Day 🙂 Disney California Adventure Park #1 ATTRACTION: Cars Land! Sat, 6/15/2013 – Second Day Disneyland – Adventureland: Indiana Jones Revenge! Arrive at San Diego. Relax at the Shores🙂 … Continue reading

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SANTA CRUZ: Happy Mother’s Trail!

Wilder Ranch, just north of Santa Cruz, is beautiful anytime, but especially welcoming on Mother’s Day 🙂 Not only because of the spectacular scenery, but because of the wonderful people wishing us a Happy Mother’s Day! We’ll definitely come back … Continue reading

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SAN DIEGO: Old Town to the Beach

A wonderful weekend trip from Old Town to La Jolla beaches, ending with a yummy dinner at La Pinata!

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SAN FRANCISCO: Royal Treasures from the Louvre

We’ve missed the Special Opening Day of the Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette at the Legion of Honor, but made it up on the first day after Thanksgiving, which turned up to be a beautiful … Continue reading

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TEL AVIV: Neve Tzedek to the beach

We didn’t plan too many itineraries in Israel, being ba aretz was the main thing. We had a lot of fun this way, but we’ve also missed by one day the WHITE NIGHT party in Tel Aviv, now it’s on … Continue reading

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