Monthly Archives: June 2006

2006: Endings and Beginnings

Home is a place and a state of mind, I find, especially after a long absence. While I do love traveling, I equally love returning to the familiarity and security of my own roof, my own bed. My return flight from … Continue reading

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All Points of the London Compass

Today, my last day in London and the last before returning home to the U.S., was filled with activity. But before we  go there, I want to promote my traditional strategy of staying at a high-end hotel at the end … Continue reading

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Home of the King’s English

It is something of a relief to be back in a country where English is the predominant language. My new command of Italian and also my French (which came back to me better than anticipated and is still, I think, … Continue reading

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A Fine and Busy Day in Paris

Friday I revisited my old friends, the Louvre and the Orsay Museums. Virtually across the Seine River from each other, the Orsay is a newer museum that houses recent Impressionism and Art Deco collections and more modern sculpture. It was … Continue reading

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Pictures Uploaded!

I found an Internet cafe at last with the right policies and have uploaded my backlog of photos!

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Paris In The Spring

Italy was a fine experience but upon my arrival in Paris, I realized that I felt like I was coming home. I flew into Charles Degaulle Airport, jumped onto the RER train, and arrived at my old favorite hotel, the … Continue reading

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