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Bilbao, Spain

Aug 23, 2012
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July 30, 2012 The next morning, the ghosts were gone and after a fabulous breakfast in the room that had once been the refectory, we…

Northern Spain

Aug 23, 2012
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July 29, 2012 The longest driving day of our trip dawned a bit cloudy and muggy. We had really enjoyed our time in Portugal but…

Espinho, Portugal

Aug 19, 2012
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July 28, 2012 After a great sleep and an amazing breakfast, we set off toward Espinho where later in the day Miguel, Rik and the other…

Coimbra in Portugal

Aug 19, 2012
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July 27, 2012 We drove from Nazare north to Coimbra – Portugal’s Oxford. We managed to navigate to our hotel – a fairly modern, rather…

Nazare in Portugal

Aug 10, 2012
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Nazare on the Atlantic Coast of Portugal – July 24 and July 25, 2012 With the exhibition well under way, we headed off to explore…

Exhibition in Estremoz

Aug 4, 2012
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July 19 to July 23 – Estremoz, Portugal After months of thinking and planning and endless discussions, we were finally in Estremoz looking at Gregg’s…

Alentejo Days

Aug 2, 2012
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July 19 to July 23 From Salamanca we drove about three hours to arrive at Monte da Fornalha, a lovely bed and breakfast in the…

Viva Salamanca – July 18

Aug 1, 2012
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We left San Sebastian on July 18 to drive down to Salamanca. Although the freeway was pretty clogged with big trucks, Gregg found the driving…

San Sebastian – Donostia – July 17 and 18

Aug 1, 2012
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We left Paris on the morning of July 17 and took the TGV down to Bordeaux where we picked up our car — a very…

Au Revoir Paris!

Jul 26, 2012
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Paris – July 16 On our last day in Paris, we took it easy – both going our separate ways for part of the day…

Hanging Out in Paris

Jul 25, 2012
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Paris – July 15 and 16 In front of Notre Dame after sunset I’ve been lucky enough to visit Paris quite a few times over…

Paris on Bastille Day

Jul 25, 2012
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Paris – July 14 The train pulled into the Gare de Lyon around 2 pm on Bastille Day – La Fete Nationale. We heard somewhere…