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October 2010 Blog Posts (6)

My first Untour

Swiss Flag As the new Marketing Director at Untours I am faced with a big task: to

find many more customers just like you who are interested in…

Added by Untours on October 21, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Another Untours moment

Untours moments can extend beyond the end of an Untour. Today something special happened. Earlier this summer I posted a blog and video about a place called Bonchurch on the Isle of Wight as told to us by Lori. We started a conversation with her and her husband, John, while having lunch at Bistrot de la Place at Place du Marche Ste. Catherine not far from Place des Vosges in Paris during our Paris Untour. They just happen to sit at the table next to us. I video taped Lori's description, and… Continue

Added by Bill Kover on October 12, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Sidewalk Serenade On Rue Du Jour, Paris, France. May 4, 2010.

A Sidewalk Serenade On Rue Du Jour, Paris, France. May 4, 2010.

We had just come out of the Dehillerin store with a cheese cutting knife, when a gentlemen walked up with a guitar and started serenading Eleanor. At first we thought he was a sidewalk musician looking for a tip. But he refused any money. Apparently he is a performer at a nearby restaurant. He made a point to tell us that the French love Americans. He also pointed out that his guitar was made in Nazareth,… Continue

Added by Bill Kover on October 6, 2010 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Edelweiss in Northern Virginia????


Last fall we planted the seeds we purchased at Migros in Sarnen. They sat under three 25" snows during our unusual (for us) winter and endured a hot dry summer, 67 days over 90 degrees, and now the first of October we have a bloom. Maybe the stem is so long because it is trying to reach the higher altitudes Edelweiss is used to.

Naturally, in our excitement, I took a few more pictures:…


Added by Bill and Marge Hill on October 4, 2010 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Tripblog: St. Goar, Germany September 22-29, 2010

A week in St. Goar, Germany was the second half of an Untour sampler we did in September 2010. Our first week was in Leiden, Holland. We traveled from Holland to Germany on the trains, using our Benelux Rail pass from Untours.

We had never been to Germany so decided that a week on the Rhine would be a nice introduction to the culture. St. Goar is a very good location for this Untour.

The town itself, while a bit… Continue

Added by Patricia and Jay Edie on October 1, 2010 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

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