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SWEET ITINERARIES: Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory

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18. VAL-DE-LOIRE: Saumur to Amboise

Another hot day in Loire Valley … to start in a troglodyte cave… the Saut-aux-Loups… mushroom cellars… too early for lunch… that’s what the next destination is for… Tours! We miss the marché artisanal in Tours… have lunch at Les … 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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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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BLACK FRIDAY: By The Ocean

Black Friday was a mystery we’ve never tried to understand… why does black Friday even exist… not much surprise here… we flee back into the nature… a refreshing rainy day in Point Lobos that helps with the crowd control… we … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING: Refuge by the Sea

A new tradition started last year… Thanksgiving at Asilomar… Refuge by the Sea… this time getting ready for a long awaited storm… after the most devastating Camp Fire… many thoughts on that… and the current state of the world… appreciating … Continue reading

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2. BARCELONA: Bitter Sweet History…

Today was a sad day for us… decided to cut it short and start with the sweet part of the original itinerary… Carrer Petritxol… a sweeter destination was on the list… so we had our sort of brunch at Granja … Continue reading

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