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Entries from October 2006

Florence (10/27-28)

October 29th, 2006 · No Comments

From masterpieces by Michelangelo to the Ponte Vecchio – the Medici Family brought the best to Firenze or ‘Florence’ making it a fantastic stop for beautiful art and architecture (along with great food and a little shopping). For photos, click here. Florence Daniel We stayed a little ways outside of the city center at Hotel […]

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Lucca & Pisa (10/26-27)

October 26th, 2006 · No Comments

Lucca and Pisa introduced us to the Romanesque remains and Renaissance glory that endured in Italy. And Zookie had a good time too, running around the ramparts of Lucca and riding in bicycle baskets… Daniel For photos, click here. Lucca & Pisa Our first stop in Italy was Lucca, a town known for it’s surrounding […]

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Burgundy, France (10/24 & 11/6)

October 25th, 2006 · No Comments

After three hard weeks of work, we had our first vacation…got to love the French working system! For the “Vacances de Toussaint” we spent two weeks in Italy, but rather than fly or take the train, we decided to take a more leisurely pace and drive. We stopped in Burgundy both on our way to […]

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Bilbao (10/16)

October 16th, 2006 · No Comments

With friends all over the world, I guess it’s only natural that we might be attending a wedding in Bilbao, Spain….but I never would have guessed it! Read below about our quick weekend Spanish getaway. Kimberly For photos, click here. Bilbao I never would have guessed that I would be attending a wedding in Bilbao, […]

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Paris-our first month (09/21-10/24)

October 15th, 2006 · No Comments

Our first month in Paris…what an adventure! If you haven’t already read Stephen Clarke’s “A Year in the Merde,” you really should. It’s great for a laugh, and should be required reading for anyone moving to the “City of Light.” Yes, there really is that much bureaucracy in France…and yes, you do learn to be […]

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Tags: France