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March 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Staying in Umbria

What would be a suggestion as to the best location for two weeks in Umbria?

Added by Jean Hjerpe on March 27, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

two questions---May travel to Nafplio, Greece

top of the morning!

We are headed to Nafplio for two weeks, beginning May 26, 2010. Wondering if:

--GPS systems are readily available for rent in Greece?

--any advise for quick learn of basic Greek language?

Thanks for assist!! Other comments/advise appreciated!

Doran & Louise Hays

Added by Doran Hays on March 27, 2010 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

Trip Blogs

Is there a reason that almost all trip blogs date back to 2008? Aren't there any more recent posts ???

Added by Margaret Jane Petersen on March 16, 2010 at 3:12pm — 2 Comments

Paris bus protocol

The last time we were in Paris, Eleanor and I used the Metro because it was so convenient. However, it is not handicapped friendly. There are many stairs, and sometimes long distances to walk when connecting to another line can be a problem. I know that almost all the buses in Paris are now handicapped accessible. So for our upcoming Paris Untour we are hoping to try the Paris bus system while using a wheelchair. The subject of Paris buses came up in another travel website. So I posted a… Continue

Added by Bill Kover on March 16, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Wherever you go, there you are...

Yes, we want to get away from it all, have a change of scene, break up the old routine...

So, we're leaving our rural village (pop. 500), largely un-served by public transportation, where the main livelihoods are farming, artisan foods and tourism.

And we're heading for a rural village (pop 500), largely un-served by public transportation, where the main livelihoods appear to be farming, artisan foods and tourism.

BUT, we'll be doing it in French!

And we're pretty sure that… Continue

Added by Rosann Hickey on March 13, 2010 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Happy Birthday, Dear Cyrano...

I just happened to notice that today is the birthday of Rostand's character, apparently based on an historical person, who came from Bergerac. As Bergerac in the Dordogne...where we're going...soon. Coincidence?-- or --cue theme from the X-files!

Okay, seriously, we have been studying like crazy and find that the areas of interest chronographically are;

Pre-history- the geology, the caves, the troglodyte dwellings

Romans-ruins, bridges, roads, hoping for a relatively close… Continue

Added by Rosann Hickey on March 6, 2010 at 11:35am — No Comments

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