World Travel

Croatia November 2018

While in Croatia, I stayed in the city of Split not too far from the Promenade in Old Town. What I found most interesting is that the shores of the surrounding beaches are full of peddles instead of sand. Among the photos below is the Krka Waterfall in Krka National Park. I took a boat ride …

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Belgium August 2018

I’m staying with a host family in Brussels. I also took a day trip to Bruges. It was the most beautiful scenic train trip yet. It’s as if I am being transported back in time. The interesting thing is that the people of Brussels which is the capital of Belgium speak French, whereas in the …

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Egypt October 2018

Oh my gosh what an amazing day. I learned so much about not on the construction of the Pyramids but the family history of them as well. I never knew there are actually 9 and I learned why they are different sizes. I was never a history buff but I really got into it today. …

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Greece September 2018

Venice to Greece Cruise We were able to get a last minute 8 day 7 night cruise from Venice to Greece which ports at several islands including Athens where we booked an all day tour to the Accropolis, Parthenon and other sights there. We got a great balcony stateroom on the 7th floor. We were …

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Italy September 2018

Rome I loved Italy. I have been wanting to go for a very long time, and my husband and I finally made it happen. I flew in from Brussels, Belgium to Rome, Italy the day before my husband arrive and instantly felt at home. There was just something about returning to my ancestral roots that …

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Spain Summer 2018

MadridJune 28 – July 16, 2018 I arrived in Spain on June 28,2018 to stay with my first host family in Madrid. They have three homes, two of which I stayed at with them. Their primary residence is in the middle of Madrid. There was easy access to the local bus and the train station, …

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Paris 2017

During the summer of 2017 I took my granddaughter Amanda on a trip to Paris. Neither one of us had been to Europe before and Paris seemed like the perfect place to visit for our overseas maiden voyage.We subleased an apartment just down the hill from Montmartre.   In the evening we’d take the Funicular …

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