Monthly Archives: October 2008

A Short Trip to Mont-Tremblant – Day Two

     Our full day in Mont-Tremblant began with a leisurely stroll, after breakfast, up the main street of the village, Rue des Ramparts. We checked out virtually every shop and restaurant. We even bought a few Christmas presents. Many of … Continue reading

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A Short Trip to Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

      Lee and I decided that we had to get away for a few days, so we left on a Friday and drove up here (a distance of almost 500 miles). En route, we traveled through Western Massachusetts and upstate … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Toledo, Spain

       Walking Tour of Toledo, Spain       Toledo is one of the gems of Spain. It is a regal and old city, with much Moorish architecture and one of the finest cathedrals in all of Europe. One of the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Travel Cities in Africa

     This is the next in my series to list the top travel cities in the world. To once again repeat, the cities are listed in alphabetical order and no information is given about each one since they can be … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Granada, Spain

     Walking Tour of Granada, Spain       The city of Granada was a Moorish stronghold from the 8th to the late 15th Century, In fact, it was the last Moorish city in Spain to be taken by King Ferdinand … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Cordoba, Spain

     Walking Tour of Cordoba, Spain       The city of Cordoba was once the largest city in Europe, with almost 1 million people. Then, 10 centuries ago, it was the capital of Muslim Spain. Now its Old Town is … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Seville, Spain

       Seville Walking Tour        Begin at Seville’s Cathedral, the largest in Europe. Inside, be sure to marvel at the Main Chapel whose altar displays Santa Maria de la Sede, its patron saint, surrounded by golden relief panels. Also … Continue reading

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ROAD Trips – Cross Spain on the E5

         This road stretches from the southwestern corner, the city of Cadiz, very close to northern Africa, to the north coast at the city of Bilbao. It passes through Spain’s capital, Madrid, near the geographical center of the country and … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Madrid, Spain

                Walking Tour of Madrid, Spain     Madrid is an elegant city, built during a time of great Spanish prosperity and reflecting that wealth. It is extremely large, but the major tourist area is reasonably compact and can be … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Walking Tour of Boston, Massachusetts       Boston, the birthplace of the American Revolution by virtue of the Boston Tea Party, an event that occurred in 1773, and other events, is loaded with history and tradition. However, at the … Continue reading

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