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Fantastic Florence  Posted on 07/28/2015
We visited Florence on a Sunday in April. We drove from our agriturismo in the countryside. Thankfully, traffic was rather scarce and we were able to navigate our way to a private parking garage. Our car, a vintage 1965 Alvis, attracted a...
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7 things to do in Chicago  Posted on 07/15/2015
Chicago offers a wide variety of things to do and places to visit, from museums to famous ball parks. I put together a list of places we enjoyed visiting and explain why. Chicago Riverwalk Take a nice, easy stroll along the river walk in...
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Chicago travel tips  Posted on 07/09/2015
Chicago has become my favourite US city. It has stiff competition from San Francisco and New York but the scales tip towards the Windy City. When to visit Winters are unforgiving in Chicago. Unless you’re OK with the wind and cold, I...
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Chicago snippets  Posted on 06/30/2015
Hello from the Windy City! This is my first time in Chicago and I’m loving it. It is become my favourite US city. I leave you with a few views of Chicago. The Cloud Gate at Millenium Park. It does look like a coffee bean,...
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Salem and the witches  Posted on 06/26/2015
The Salem witches are gone without a trace.   Years ago, I read a book called A Delusion of Satan: The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials by Frances Hill about the trials and burning of witches in 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. In a...
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Highlights of St. Alban’s Cathedral in pictures  Posted on 06/21/2015
“If you think about it, these cathedrals and castles are a lot older than my own country!” This was my reply to my husband years ago, when he asked why I find medieval constructions fascinating. He grew up among them so they...
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The good ol’ English breakfast  Posted on 06/16/2015
It’s a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides the energy you need to start the day right. I must confess that for most of my life, breakfast was a quick milky coffee...Read more The post The...
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The Natural History Museum of London  Posted on 06/09/2015
Who can resist dinosaurs? Not me. The Natural History Museum of London is the best place to see them. Dippy, the 105 ft. Diplodocus replica, greets you as soon as you step inside the central hall, called Hintze Hall. And...Read more The...
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London on Instagram  Posted on 06/02/2015
I love London! I love the alleys and side strets, the monuments, the ancient buildings (not keen on modern ones), the bridges, the river, the red phone boxes… I could go on and on. Before I bore you to tears,...Read more The post...
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Secrets of the V&A Museum  Posted on 05/27/2015
The V&A (Victoria and Albert) Museum is part of Prince Albert’s legacy. His, and the museum’s, aim was to educate working class people, to make art available to one and all, and to provide inspiration to British designers...
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  • renoarg
    renoarg 05 May 2013 15:58:43

    Quién no extraña a la Argentina cuando esta afuera? sus cosas típicas... para esas personas, tenemos en eBay (usuario Renoarg) algunas cosillas que podrán gustaros, visítanos. Gracias!

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