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Riga Roses

We’ve had many delightful days in Riga. Today was especially wonderful because I got my Latvian Library card. I’ve had such fun visiting and collecting various library cards along this journey. Riga’s skyline was altered a few years ago with … Continue reading

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Waltzing

“Waltzing” doesn’t work for this particular blog because since I last wrote we left Dubrovnik-Croatia, arrived, scurried thru and left Vienna, visited with our newest Poland “other in-laws” (the other set of the Oliver Wolf grandparent team) and now I’m … Continue reading

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Captivating Croatia 2

So we’re getting ready to mosey along. Next stop is Vienna for 5 days. Things 1 and 2 continue to serve as the biggest drags on my emotional state and my back. The Dubrovnik stop has been wonderful; we are … Continue reading

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Captivating Croatia

We’ve had several days in Dubrovnik. Which is exactly as advertised, truly captivating with its sea of red roofs next to the Adriatic. It’s been described as the “pearl of the Adriatic” and I can attest to that. It is … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight

I know it’s been several weeks since you heard we were in Jordan. Actually I did a posting when we arrived in Turkey but didn’t send the announcement because I hadn’t rounded up the pictures. Which is a fact that … Continue reading

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Color me Turquoise

So we’ve been in Istanbul for ten days. Welcomed visitors on Day 2 of this stay.   We’ve been out and about since our feet hit the ground. By the way the word “turquoise” has its linguistic roots from Turkey. Our … Continue reading

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Kebab 4

The trip to Petra. As I mentioned, Rajai the innkeeper doesn’t travel in a straight line. We left for the 3 hour drive to Petra at 7:30AM and arrived in Petra at about 6PM. It’s about a 3 hour drive. … Continue reading

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Kebab 3

Eating in Amman has been a delight. But now I’m missing a pork chop. Before it was hamburger, now pork. I need to learn to be content. We had a fascinating few days last week. Our innkeeper, Rajai, gave us … Continue reading

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Dreidl

I’m a bit behind but I did want to remind you all with the dreidel title that there are officially less than four months until Christmas. The countdown begins… So off we went to Jerusalem for 3 days and 2 … Continue reading

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Kebab 2

We have been in Amman for exactly 1 week and what an education in Middle East history and culture. And every day we meet another with a story to tell. So here’s my story. I feel safe here in Amman. … Continue reading

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