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Hearst Too Much!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 We signed up for a tour of the Hearst Castle in San Simeon. There were several options, ranging from 1 – 2 hours in length. We opted for the Julia Morgan tour, two hours long, because … Continue reading

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Last Day in Dublin

Wednesday, August 11, 2022 This morning was devoted to packing, as we are moving to another hotel tonight, in southwest Dublin, near the Tallaght Stadium. Yes, we’re going to another game tonight, more about that later. We stored our bags … Continue reading

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Camogie at Croke Park

Sunday evening, August 7, 2022 Now it was time to have some fun. Croke Park is home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Ireland’s largest sporting organization. Croke Park Stadium, with a capacity of 82,300, is the 3rd largest capacity … Continue reading

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National Museum of Ireland and Kilmainham Gaol

Saturday, August 6, 2022 Today, we set off to explore some of the historical sites right here in Dublin. Our lodging is conveniently located within walking distance of most of the attractions we were interested in. In the early 1100’s, … Continue reading

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Immersed in Van Gogh

Saturday, March 19, 2022 The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit has been playing in Minneapolis for a few weeks, and will continue into April. It was created and is presented by Lighthouse Immersive. This company is based in Toronto, Ontario, and … Continue reading

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Leaving Key West

Saturday, February 26, 2022 It turned out that this was not a good day to drive from Key West to Key Largo. Normally, this drive takes about 1.5 hours, and we had plenty of time to take a boat ride … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise

Friday, February 25, 2022 Every year at this time, the Key West Garden Club hosts a garden tour ”A Stroll Through the Meadows” featured seven gardens in the Old Town area. Each provided a lush escape from the surrounding activities. … Continue reading

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Key Deer, Blimps and Wine

Thursday, February 24, 2022 Big Pine Key is known for its Key Deer, a subspecies of the white-tailed deer, that lives only in the Keys. Centuries ago, they migrated to the Florida Keys from the mainland during the most recent … Continue reading

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Monday, September 20, 2021 We actually began our tour of Civil War sites a couple of days ago, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. The museum operates the Pry House Field Hospital Museum near Antietam, so … Continue reading

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The Copper King of Butte, Montana

Saturday, June 19, 2021 Our lodging last night was at the Copper King Mansion, which now operates as a bed and breakfast. Our stay included a tour of the mansion. The 34 room home was built between 1884-1888 for William … Continue reading

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