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Tennessee to Wisconsin with a stop in Louisville

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

We left our Knoxville headquarters today on a very cool and cloudy day. We got everything packed in the car and headed out for the drive home. We stopped for lunch at Sriracha's choice of restaurant the ChickfilA. She won the honor of picking our lunch ...

Most Unusual Lake Baikal

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

One of the more interesting and unusual places I have visited is Lake Baikal in Siberia. I stopped there for several days while taking the TransSiberian Railway from Vladivostok to Moscow back in 2014. I will spare you the facts you can google or refer ...

Dubrovnik Wall Southside

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Dubrovnik walk along the Wall Southside Dubrovnik's walls measure 2km around but the thickness varies according to where the builders perceived threats. On the landward side the walls are four to six metres thick but on the seaward side only 1 12 ...

South Island Kaikoura

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Last two days in Kaikoura. We journeyed up from Christchurch a pleasant drive stopping at Cheviot for lunch the place where my maternal Grandmother grew up. I have memories of visiting there as a five year old and trying to milk a cow by hand on the fa ...

Wanaka for the day

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Today was a Wanaka day so up and over the Crown Range again. This is our most favourite place in all New Zealand so we wanted to go and soak it up while it's still peace and loveliness without mass tourism. The weather was perfect clear sunny and windle ...

Cannaregio

03.22.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

16th March CannaregioStarting from the mysterious church of illuminati we will move further north and discover the house of Tintoretto learn the legend of the four moors and that of the statue of Mary of the Orchard and cross a bridge that's unique in ...

Knoxville

03.20.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Tennessee was cloudy and cooler today. We headed into Knoxville for a walking tour of downtown and some shopping. We had a nice lunch at an outdoor patio. Leo was entertained by the people and other pups and learned to chill and relax while we ate. ... ...

Traditional Textile Weaving

03.20.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

18th March Traditional Umbrian hand weaving techniques. A Franciscan Church What a fascinating location for our tour of a working museum of traditional Umbrian textiles. Dating back to 1212 it is the oldest Franciscan Church in Perugia ...

Day 36 Virtual Ride. Baix to Orange. 23.3 miles

03.20.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

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