Monthly Archives: July 2014

Annecy: Antsy, Anna Sea, or Aunt Nancy

As I said in yesterday’s story, D, M and I spent a recent weekend at the Alpine village/small city of Annecy, the Venice of the Alps. We wondered how it was pronounced: ‘ann-see’ or ‘anna-see’ and discovered that it was … Continue reading

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Roman Theatre at Orange

After our weekend in Spain doing the Dali thing, we were looking for another place to visit with D before he headed back to ‘uni’ (I’m getting so British), when he said “Let’s go visit Annecy. I just saw a … Continue reading

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Cadaques: Taking the Not-So-Straight and Narrow

In the prior entry, I wrote about our trip to the Dali Museum in Figueres. Wanting to spend the night in someplace a bit more scenic, we booked a room at a hotel in Cadaques, a mere 45 minutes away, … Continue reading

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Hello Dali!

C’mon, you know I couldn’t resist that title for a story about a visit to the Salvador Dali Museum. Our younger son, D, was in town for a month and we were looking for things to do, short day trips. … Continue reading

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Even the Little Kids Speak French

When I return to the US, I tell folks that the people here are so smart that even the little kids speak French. Then I read an article in yesterday’s NYT where the author, that after a year of ‘intense … Continue reading

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