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Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Earlier in the week we spent two nights in Rothenberg ob der Tauber, which is best known as one of the towns on the Romantic Road. The Romantic Road is about 220 miles of highway between Würzburg and Füssen in southern Germany, linking several picturesque towns and castles. It is loosely based on an old Roman…

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Who Doesn’t Love A Porsche?

One of the best things about spending time in Germany is visiting the car museums. Even if you aren’t a car lover, the museums are a great place to see some amazing architecture and learn about technology and history from a new perspective. During our last trip to Germany we visited the BMW Welt. This…

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Basel

On Tuesday morning Matt and I said goodbye to Chris In Geneva. The time together passed so quickly and suddenly he was flying back to Los Angeles. It was a teary goodbye after three weeks of a lot of fun, with stories to tell and great memories of Switzerland, Italy and France. We’re already talking…

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Weekend In The French Alps

This past weekend we stayed at a beautiful mountain chalet, Les Campanules, in Les Houches near Chamonix in the French Alps. We were close enough to Chamonix for all of the activities, but had a quiet place to relax. On the outside Les Campanules looks quaint and traditional, but the inside was a surprise of…

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Last Day In Italy

I can’t believe we’re on our last day in Italy. The past two weeks have disappeared so quickly and I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface in telling you about everything we’ve been doing. Partly because we have been so busy, but also because the internet service is a bit irregular, and uploading photos…

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Galleria dell’ Accademia

This afternoon we took the train into Florence to visit the Galleria dell’ Accademia, an art museum that is home to Michelangelo’s sculpture David. Even though we had reserved tickets for 1:00 we had to wait in line for about half an hour. This was minor though compared to the ticket line that stretched the…