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August 2013
Posted on August 26th, 2013 by paularath

We are cruising along the river past some of the world’s most famous vineyards in Bordeaux. It is a little misty and it looks just the way we pictured it, with lush vineyards and elegant chateaux all along the way. This afternoon we will go on a wine tour with a famous wine writer whose
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Posted on August 24th, 2013 by paularath

Cadiz, Spain is a little fishing town and you see tiny fishing boats everywhere, as well as families digging for mussels. There is no question that Spain’s economy has been hit hard. As you look around, many people are just sitting and staring into space (or out to sea) and the infrastructure is suffering. (Except
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Posted on August 18th, 2013 by paularath

On our second day in Monte Carlo we decided to get away from all the glitz and glamor of the seaside resort of super-mega-yachts and high stakes gamblers and head for the hills….literally. We went on a big adventure with Paula, our favorite bartender from Romania and our partner in travel “crime.” We took a
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Posted on August 13th, 2013 by paularath

We joined the Crystal Symphony in Barcelona and have sailed first to the tiny fishing village of Palamos and now we’re in Montecarlo with all the amazing yachts owned by billionaires from all over the world.   I need to tell you that it is going to be very difficult – and expensive – to blog
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Posted on August 6th, 2013 by paularath

Our first stop was New York City. No, not Manhattan, which was the only part of NYC we had known before. Rather, we went to Jackson Heights in the Borough of Queen´s. It was, in a word, an education. What we learned is that there is far, far more to NYC than Manhattan, and much
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