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Sankt Georgen

Sankt Georgen im Attergau is where Anna’s dad spent 9 month some 35 years ago waiting for a Canadian visa.  After defecting from Poland and surrendering his passport to Viennese Police he was sent to Sankt Georgen refugee camp, which was located on the lower level of this lovely hotel in a quiet village on the […]

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Weekend Pad

This will be our home – away from home, away from home for the long weekend while we explore Budapest.  So far our impressions are pretty good and we are looking forward to staying here and sampling the breakfast tomorrow morning, and each morning after that.   We are about 10 minute walk away from […]

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Hotel au Lion

This is  our little hotel we stayed at in Ribeauvillé in Alsace France over the weekend.  After lowering the bar significantly in London at Hotel Dumpshire this was not only a well deserved and great treat but a nice surprise.  The hotel is located on a quiet square with a fountain just about in the middle […]

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Lost in Italy

As planned we arrived just outside San Gimignano around 8:00 pm about 10 min drive from our hotel.  We put in the GPS coordinates in and drove off into the darkness looking for our place for the night.  Soon the road turned to gravel, and then the gravel turned into big sharp rocks.  14 km […]

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Chateau de Varenne

Perched on the top of the hill in the small village of Sauveterre is a quaint little Chateau that is going to be our home for the next couple of days as we explore Avignon and the surrounding countryside.  The Chateau was originally built in 1610 and then occupied by  the first mayor of Avignon […]

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We have arrived in Lyon just a bit past four.  The drive was not very enjoyable, that is to say it was not as fast as I thought it ought to be, but we are here.  We checked in and decided to take the rest of the day off and relax before we set out […]

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After a good night sleep in a nice little hotel just off the main square and an early visit to the bakery for some croissant, and baguette  and  some pain au chocolat we set off in search of some fine French countryside covered in vineyards and dotted by small chateaus.  We did not have to go […]

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Time To Rest

  After a long drive we stopped  for the night at this little place.  What can be said about it – it was clean, cheap and very pleasant.  I think the rooms were €30.00 per night and the breakfast was about €2.50 each.  We promptly ordered 5 breakfasts for the 4 of us in the […]

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