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A Day in Sintra Portugal

We recently spent the most wonderful day in Sintra, Portugal. It’s beautiful here, and such a sweet place to explore. I don’t have a lot of time to write about it since we are on to the next place (we’re taking a week-long road trip all over Portugal) but I wanted to at least share […]

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Visiting The Rock of Cashel, Ireland

After a gorgeous day at Killarney National Park and hiking at Torc Falls, we decided to visit a more historical site before we headed to Cork– The Rock of Cashel. Here’s what wikipedia has to say about it: According to local mythology, the Rock of Cashel originated in the Devil’s Bit, a mountain 20 miles […]

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The Architecture in De Haan, Belgium

We’re back from a wonderful weekend in Belgium!  I am thankful for a sweet time, and lots of fun, good food, and good drinks.  Today I thought I’d just share some of the beautiful architecture in De Haan.  It’s such fun to see, and I just have to show you some of my favorite buildings. […]

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A Visit to the City of Bath

It’s getting close to two weeks since we visited the city of Bath, so I’d better get some pictures up before it slips off of my To Do list!  Jeff, Amelia and I drove to Bath on a Friday morning, and stayed with a kind stranger we met via couchsurfing.  We were only there for […]

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Piran: A Storybook Town on the Adriatic

After our sunny afternoon in Izola, we drove down the coast a few minutes to the edge of Portoroz, where we found a place to park.  From there we walked along the seafront to a very picturesque town called Piran.  We had been eyeing Piran from a distance– Antonio had set up a telescope from […]

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A Sunny Afternoon in Izola, Slovenia

On Saturday, after a morning storm, the skies cleared up.  We went to Koper to rent a car, and then our host Antonio took us to a sleepy little fishing town nearby, called Izola.  This place has a very interesting history, having been claimed by various empires and countries over the centuries.  In fact, it […]

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Trieste in Photos

We had two and a half days in Trieste.  We took the shuttle there from the airport on our first day, and had a meal on along the canal.  The next day, we were there for most of the day– but it was miserable, as I mentioned before, just pouring buckets of rain, cold, and […]

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