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Netherlands

Netherlands Amsterdam The canals are beautiful and functional.Sailing ships give Amsterdam an ‘old world’ flavor.Bikes are ubiquitous in Amsterdam. Bike lanes are almost as wide as streets. Walk / Don’t Walk signs have bike symbols. The canals are beautiful and functional.Sailing ships give Amsterdam an ‘old world’ flavor.Bikes are ubiquitous in Amsterdam. Bike lanes are almost as wide as streets. …

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Germany

Germany When I got to Munich, I went to the HofbrÀuhaus, the largest beer hall in Germany. I ordered some enchiladas and Coors Lite, to be served in a 6 oz. glass, like I Get back in Texas. Instead, they brought me a dark beer in a liter mug and some sausage and sauerkraut. This beloved beer hall has existed …

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Italy

Italy I went to Italy to visit my friend Joni. Here we are on her veranda in Vicenza.To get in some of the elevators I had to have Laurence take my wheels off.Joni made arrangements for me to speak to 2 classes at the school where she works. I spoke to Ms. Wrights and Ms. Testa’s class. The students were …

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom AUGUST, 2000 Davin and I met up met up with Trevor in Plymouth, England. We stayed in the Barbacan area (picture above). Trevor needed a few more days to work on his yacht so we headed for Bath, via Bristol. Davin is an expert driver with an excellent sense of direction, so I just sat back and enjoyed …

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Greece

Greece November 1999 The monasteries in Meteora are phenomenal. They are built high on the mountains and date back to the twelfth century.One of the more famous sites in Greece is Delphi.Nauplion Castle, in background.Everywhere we went, there were plenty of steps.The Acropolis is only one of the many things that made Greece famous. The Acropolis, in Athens, can be …