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A Medieval Castle in Pastels

February 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Art, Education, Lesson Learned, Musings, photo of the week, retirement, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Lesson learned:  Put something on your bucket list that you never would have thought of! In October 2014 (see my previous posts about this trip), hubby and I went with Odysseys Unlimited to tour parts of Portugal and northern Spain.  One of my favorite spots, early in the trip, was the town of Obidosh.  A […]

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Portugal & Northern Spain trip – #12

January 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Musings, photo of the week, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel, Walking

So, where were we? Well, it certainly has been too long since I continued telling you about our amazing trip, isn’t it?  Now, what got in the way?  The holidays, renovating two bathrooms (down to the studs and structural issues – that’s a multi-entry story in and of itself!), and an unplanned surgery!  I began […]

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Santiago de Compostela – Spain & Portugal trip – #11

November 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

As I mentioned yesterday, Santiago de Compostela was one of the highlights of this trip for me. Where to begin?  I learned so much, and really wanted to stay several more days to explore the modern side of town, the water, the beautiful park that we only managed to stroll part of, and speak to […]

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Spain and Portugal – #10

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014

So where were we?  We’ve been home a little over two weeks and I’ve gotten distracted from posting about our trip for a good portion of that.  We have two bathrooms undergoing major renovation, and who knew it would take so much time to organize, shop and choose parts and pieces, and work with the […]

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Porto – Spain & Portugal #9

November 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel, Walking

Our day in Porto is next on this great trip. Up early to have a great breakfast in the Pousada do Porto, Freixo Palace Hotel .   Our room faced the river, and although we could hear the nearby traffic on the bridge, the smells and sounds weren’t at all citylike. Our morning included a bus […]

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