Travel

Awaiting lunch @bellstreetfarm…

Awaiting lunch @bellstreetfarm in lovely Los Alamos http://t.co/zx3nBQzq You walk in and it looks like a miniature version of  Ye Olde Soda Fountain (intentional mixed metaphor). Then you check out the menu and smack yourself because your hunger isn’t big enough for two entrees! Deliciosity! Nice wines by the glass, intriguing food options. But we…

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Try wines and tasty food!

Try wines by the glass and a fun assortment of things to eat. Also a nicely curated draft beer list and excellent local and imported wine for retail sale. We liked the Lovers Sandwich (ham and blue cheese on excellent bread) so much we had another one the next day. @ 15 Degrees C: http://t.co/5ZmPkoaz…

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New Zealand-The South

The last week of our NZ trip included 3 days hiking the Routeburn Track and just some general fun in and around Queenstown. Having left the town of Fox Glacier around 10, after already seeing the glacier itself and breakfasting at the Cafe at Lake Matheson, we steered the Tiida further south along highway 6…

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New Zealand-North of South

Having left the North Island by air, we started the Queen Charlotte Track (QCT) by sea. We walked three of the four legs of the QCT, staying at different lodges each night. The great thing with this walk is being able to hike with just a day pack while your main bags are shuttled from…

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New Zealand-South of North

Photos from the first coffee cart we saw at the Auckland Airport through Wellington to Martinborough for Toast. What a fun first third of the trip. By the end, it seemed long ago and far away. Next up: “North of South”.

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Hole-y

I came across this old shot I took in Rome a few years ago while looking for a Bob photo. Imagine the Pantheon still looks much the same.

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The Art of Spain

We’re lucky enough to have a Tivo-like device and a provider of television-ish entertainment that includes some interesting channels. At some point, I’d set up a timer improperly for an art show in three parts. It’s called The Art of Spain, hosted by someone named Andrew Graham-Dixon. We’ve actually seen all three of the episodes…

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CicLAvia!

The 2nd CicLAvia is today. We couldn’t make the first one, but 100,000 Angelenos did. Walk and bike down streets without any cars. Visit exotic neighborhoods.  

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Dinner at Cheverny

Dinner at Cheverny is a visitor attraction every day. Nearly 100 hunting dogs are fed together, under watchful eye. The Pascal Bellier 2009 Cheverny reminded me of that. A photo of the house in Cheverny. The owners now live in the attic (OK, maybe one would say “the top floor and a half”). If it…

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