Category Archives: adventurously

all things travel

Amazing Race

We watched episode 1 of the Amazing Race 17 last night and the race started in the exact spot where we got married. Click here and watch the first 10 minutes of episode 1 if you would like to see … Continue reading

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Geneva Sketch

Here is a sketch that I did near Place de Neuve in Geneva while waiting for the bus.

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Modern Geneva architecture

Most of the architecture in Geneva was pretty traditional, but there are a few modern examples that can be found. The Schtrumpfs Buildings: Location: 23-29 Rue Louis-Favre, Geneva, CH Named for the Smurfs this is an apartment complex that was … Continue reading

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Live abroad. Check!

Item number 92 on my lifelist is to live abroad. In the spring @lbjay was asked to work in the Geneva, Switzerland area this summer. Luckily, my work schedule allowed me to join him.  So we found an apartment in … Continue reading

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Mont Blanc – Château de Chillon

Last weekend rented a car and made an excursion to the Mont Blanc area and also checked out Chateau de Chillon on the way back to Geneva. Here are some pics from the weekend (click on pic for larger view): … Continue reading

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Paris Highlights

We had a great week in Paris. Here are a few highlights from the week: Seeing a Monet look-a-like while visiting the Waterlilies at The Orangerie: Staying in the Marais neighborhood, near the Bastille was a great choice. We also … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris – Highlights

We had some good luck eating in Paris thanks to our Rick Steves’ Paris guide book.  All had great food, were affordable and did not disappoint with a fun atmosphere.  On the first night we ate on Ile Saint-Louis at … Continue reading

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Tour de France

We got to Paris just in time to see the finish of the Tour de France.  OH from an American tourist on a cell phone, “Ya know, that big bike race.” Biking fans would be disappointed to know that we … Continue reading

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100,000 miles

Our Car hit the big 100,000 last night.  May it run a 100,000 more!

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Heart in the Snow

Made with my snow shoes in Vermont.  All pics from our weekend are here.

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