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Saturday night in… Davis! City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra… Sheku Kanneh-Mason… stars of the night… fossil surprises at Mondavi Center… Mikuni Me So Happy… Greenbelt… Arboretum… Habitats for Travelers… a happy weekend!

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SEOUL: Socially Distant But Emotionally Close

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22. FRANCE 2019: Amboise-Blois-Chantilly

Last day in Amboise… one last postcard and stroll… by Loire… Max Ernst fountain… Amboise is a place to enjoy slowly… back on the memory lane… to Blois… Au rendez-vous des pêcheurs… changing travel plans… to Claude Debussy Museum… on … Continue reading

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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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PALO ALTO: Overture to a Season

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra‘s Overture to a Season concert in Palo Alto… Michael Gilbertson‘s modern short work inspired by “Ode to Joy”… Overture to a Season… followed by a musical journey through the woods and streams of Beethoven’s sixth symphony… … Continue reading

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1.LONDON: Chelsea & Kensington

LGW: 15min customs line, not too bad Oyster cards: update and reload Gatwick Express: short & sweet Walk to Nell Gwynn House: 20 min, nice & sunny We are back to our favorite Chelsea place and we have our room … Continue reading

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11. RO: Sinaia to Bucharest

For several years now it just happens we are in the same place at the same time… Peleș Castle… Concursul de Eleganţă Sinaia! While the auto show is not a surprise anymore it is always enjoyable, and since we visited … Continue reading

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