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Greetings from Dinan! Enclosed by nearly three kilometres of ramparts, the town of Dinan and its 14th-century castle proudly overlook the Rance river. Below, the small marina is the starting point for some lovely walks along the estuary, while above, … Continue reading

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With one foot in the Leon area and the other in Tregor, Morlaix nestles in an estuary enclosed by the foothills of the Monts d’Arrée mountains. This town, brimming with art and history, is lovely to look at, whether from … Continue reading

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Pont-Aven is a charming Breton town nestled on the banks of the river Aven. Once a commercial town ensuring the transport of goods between the river and the ocean, it became a meeting point of a colony of painters during … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Hampton Court Palace

Royal Greetings from Hampton Court Palace!   The original Tudor Hampton Court Palace was begun by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century, but it soon attracted the attention of Henry VIII, who brought all his six wives here. Surrounded by … Continue reading

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Re-discovering Sinaia… slow-pace traveling…

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A whole day in Rouen… a special request… for a special day… continuing the impressionist itinerary… rendez-vous avec la lumière… Greetings from Rouen! Adding to the citinerary… Cathédrale Notre-Dame… Donjon de Rouen… Gros-Horloge… to be continued 🙂

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SUNDAY TRIP: Santa Cruz Triangle

UCSC Upper Campus Natural Reserve… Seymour Marine Discovery Center… Dolphin quick bite… clam chowder and fish&chips… a yummy triangle 🙂

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ITINERARY: 2023.07-08.UK-FR-RO

From Great Britain… to Brittany… and for something completely different in Romania… a tentative itinerary: [01.Tue] 07.18.SJC-LON: BA [02.Wed] 07.19.LON: Nell Gwynn House [03.Thu] 07.20.London [04.Fri] 07.21.London [05.Sat] 07.22.London [06.Sun] 07.23.London [07.Mon] 07.24.London-Paris: Eurostar [08.Tue] 07.25.PARIS [09.Wed] 07.26.Paris-Nantes [10.Thu] 07.27.Josselin? … Continue reading

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WINTER TIME: Rain and Snow…

… take it slow… flooding… snow records… extreme weather… back home safe… travelling… thoughts…

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CITINERARY: Chichén Itzá 2022

Summer solstice itinerary… to be repeated! “In the mouth of the well of the Itzaes” This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. Throughout its nearly 1,000-year history, different peoples have left their mark … Continue reading

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