Monthly Archives: August 2014

Abbaye de Flaran

Every then and again, we will take a Sunday drive (sometimes even on a Saturday) out into the country, which for a person in the 31 means the Gers. Often we would head towards Condom (insert your own, um, joke) … Continue reading

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Five Days, 40 Flight Hours, and More than 20,000 Miles

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the last of four ‘route proving’ trips for Airbus’ new A350 XWB. Leaving early on Saturday morning, we headed first to Doha, Qatar. Scenically, this was the best trip: we flew over Sardinia and … Continue reading

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Geneva: You’re Gonna Get Wet

As you know from the past couple of entries, we recently spent a few days in Annecy, in the Savoy (Savoie) region of FR. In addition to its beautiful lake and having (on clear days) wonderful views of the Alps, … Continue reading

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Lake Annecy – Warmer Than I Would’ve Thought

But we still didn’t get in. At 21C/70F, the water temperature (according to two lifeguard stands) was better than I thought it would be for an Alpine lake. In fact, up to a month ago, it would’ve been warmer than … Continue reading

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