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Europe 2010: Faire de Shopping

Sep 22, 2010
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Rarely in Paris (actually probably never) have I had the time to just wander about and shop to my heart’s content. In fact, come to…

Europe 2010: Exercise Class in Paris

Sep 22, 2010
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I think having one post for each day is going to prove too unwieldy so I’ll break the days into topics! Rick Steves, my favorite…

Europe 2010: The Paintings Arrive!

Sep 22, 2010
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On Monday morning we left our lovely apartment and walked the two blocks to the gallery – Espace Kameleon. I was surprisingly clear headed considering…

Europe 2010: First Full Day in Paris

Sep 21, 2010
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After a surprisingly good sleep, I took a quick constitutional around the neighbourhood to scope it out and then Gregg and I sallied forth for…

Europe 2010: Our First Evening in Paris

Sep 19, 2010
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Gregg ushered me up four winding flights of old wood stairs to our wonderful Paris apartment–our home for the next week. It is lovely! The…

Europe 2010: The Long and Winding Road to Paris

Sep 19, 2010
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My time in Schiphol airport–all clean and bright and shining–came to an abrupt end when I arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. I…

Europe 2010: In Schiphol Airport

Sep 18, 2010
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I made it to Amsterdam and am sitting at a very nicely designed laptop bar in the central food court area of Schiphol airport. The…

Europe 2010: The Countdown Begins

Sep 17, 2010
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With just 20 odd hours to go before my plane takes off for Europe, I’m feeling just about as prepared as I’ll ever be. I’m…

Sep 14, 2010
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Getting ReadyIn just a days, I’ll take off for Paris and the start of a six-week odyssey. We’ve spent months preparing for this trip–every detail…