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aimless wanderer

Home — safe and sound

We have arrived home. Recovering from jet lag on the island.

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Heading Home

We were up to catch the early tour of Neuschwanstein and it is a beautiful thing that crazy Ludwig did.  The first picture is the castle that Konig Ludwig built.  The second is his daddy’s house right across the valley. … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein and Neuschwanstein

We bid a fond farewell to Hanna and Tino this morning and headed off to Liechtenstein.  After the nav system decided to loop us around Zurich for a couple of times we finally got straightened out and were off.  Liechtenstein is … Continue reading

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Zurich, Switzerland

JoAnn and I headed for Zurich by train today.  It is a :30 minute ride directly to downtown and I did not have to find and pay for parking.  Hanna and Tino started back to work today so we met … Continue reading

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Eglisau, Switzerland

We arrived at Hanna and Tinos yesterday.  They live in a very nice house on the hill overlooking their village.  In many ways their village reminds me of a model train set.  In the first picture you can see the … Continue reading

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Riquewihr

We got up this morning and we headed back to Beaune as we wanted to see the Hopital Du Saint-Esprit prior to moving on.  This is a hospital built in the mid 1300’s to serve the needs of the poor … Continue reading

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Beaune, France

This morning we left Tours for Beaune. Beaune is in the heart of Bourgogne wine country. It was a fairly long drive so we arrived at 3:00. We had arranged a tour of the Patricharch cellar for wine tasting and … Continue reading

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