Travel

It’s Oulili, was Volubilis

With apologies to rhyme patterns and They Might Be Giants, it’s both the ancient Roman settlement of Volubilis and the then- and current Berber village of Oulili. Considering we’d only been in Fès for a few days of the Festival and with more to come, we opted to head out to visit, at least according…

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When in Fès

So, you find yourself going to Fès (or Fez, as I had always thought it spelled) for seven days of the Fès Festival of Sacred Music and you’re looking for a place to stay. You want some place that’s convenient, but not too loud or in the middle of the medina. You’d like a comfortably…

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Welcome Back!

Since the last posts from Austria and the Italian Alps, we’ve also managed to ride a boat in a glacial lake and tent overnight in the Sahara desert. For a preview from the most recent trip, you can pop over to http://vsco.co/tastoid/journal and see some photos there. Stay tuned.

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Which way do you want to go

After jumping off the gondola lift from Siusi to Compatsch in the northern Italian Dolomiti to start the first day’s hike, the first thing you really notice is the trail list. “I think we should go left”.

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Ride on, Vienna

    Why did we end up in Vienna—Waltz? No.  Mozart? Nope. Fluency in German? Nein. Love pastries? Not really. @Bourdain?Brainbuzz, germinate a few years, back burner, a “someday we’ll go there, maybe” place. @Louonwine? “High acid, low alcohol, heuriger, biodynamic, crisp, refreshing”. Yes, that sounds about right.   We were due for a visit to Venice…

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