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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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Budapest: St. Stephen’s Basilica, Vajdahunyad Castle, and the Theater District

Back with the third installment of the Budapest Chronicles. Today, we’ll visit: St. Stephen’s Basilica – This cathedral, right in the middle of the city on the Pest side, is named after the first king and patron saint of Hungary: … Continue reading

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Budapest: Playing the Market, the Palace, and Parliament (Not Funkadelic)

Back for the second installment of the Budapest Chronicles: Nagycsarnok Market – One of the perks of our group tour was having a free breakfast at the hotel each morning. Each morning, we got to see some of our fellow … Continue reading

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Buda, Meet Pest. Pest, This is Buda

A couple of weekends ago, the lovely missus were part of a group tour (about 40 people) of Budapest. We liked the idea of having – after the first afternoon – the opportunity to explore the city on our own. … Continue reading

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