Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Leisurely Drive Through the Middle Ages in Spain

By Jean and Peter Richards A leisurely drive through rural Spain became a week-long trip through the Middles Ages with modern amenities. We were easily seduced to rest in historic castles, convents and palaces, sip drinks in courtyards and savor … Continue reading

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Three Memorable Medieval Towns in the Heart of Spain

By Peter and Jean Richards Our recent trip through Castile and Aragon in Spain left us with particularly vivid memories of three wonderfully preserved medieval towns. In retrospect, they merged in our minds as the visual trinity of the trip. … Continue reading

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TIP: Desayunos en España

By Peter and Jean Richards If you do not want a large breakfast while touring in Spain, you can savor a lot of local atmosphere and save quite a bit of money by having your desayunos in a bar near … Continue reading

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Turin — The Way Life Can Be

By Jean and Peter Richards How can you not love a city where a luxury hotel harbors a family of turtles in its little garden, a coffee at the toniest cafe costs $1.50 or less, some of the best food … Continue reading

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A Ballet of the Spoons at Brasserie Georges in Lyon

By Peter and Jean Richards On  a recent drive to Italy, we stopped for the night in Lyon, France, because we had not visited Brasserie Georges for almost a decade. This time we were particularly struck by a marvelous ballet … Continue reading

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