Only 79 miles via the autopista from León, Oviedo, our next destination, was a short drive away. Both Google Maps and our leased Grand Kangoo’s GPS directed us to take (more…)
November 27, 2012
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November 19, 2012
By reputation rain is inevitable on any visit to England. In truth it doesn’t rain as often as advertised. Sunny days are not that uncommon, or so we hear. Still “rain, heavy at times” (more…)
November 15, 2012
Though we frequently make threats, we don’t often get the chance to return to places we’ve visited. On this visit to Europe we lived up to our promises and revisited a couple of places that we’ve been to recently. We returned to Bordeaux and its surrounding wine country.
Our only visit to Bordeaux was a virtual whistle stop. A two-hour stop in such a vibrant and complex city can only hope to be an appetizer. We were scheming a return even as we departed. During this year’s visit to France we’d get our chance.
A careful reader might notice that we have a tendency to travel to wine producing regions. It hasn’t been a conscious plan. But yes, in retrospect, the labels on the front of more than (more…)