Frozen Fingers, Frozen Toes -The Windy City-Day 1

 January 2013 Frozen Fingers & Frozen Toes in the Windy City- Day 1 Chicago, IL       Chicago, IL Day 1 A quick getaway was in the cards and Chicago was on my bucket…

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Old Town, Chicago- Day 2

  Old Town Chicago, IL Chicago, IL Not easy to wander the streets of Chicago when you fingers are falling off but we did manage to get to the Old Town Ale House, which of…

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Time for Art in Chicago- Day 3

Time for Art! Chicago, IL Chicago, IL After another hearty, delicious , free breakfast at the Marriott, we are off and out in the cold once again. We take the bus to the Art Institute…

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Is it day 4 already?

Is it day 4 already? Chicago, IL Chicago, IL Boo- Hoo….We will be on a plane back to reality late tonight. But, in the meantime, there is still time to wander and see some more…

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Germany & Switzerland -Day 1

April 18, 2012  Onward to Germany and Switzerland! I am with my BFF Dolores for our next annual adventure. But this time I get a treat and fly first class to Frankfurt.  The word  “spoiled”…

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Marketplace and Irish pubs- Day 2

April 20, 2012 Up early for a great breakfast in our hotel then we are off to Aldi‘s for some provisionals. Crossing  the bridge to Dom Romer we wander some more and make a  stop…

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The Train to Munich Germany- Day 3

April 21, 2012 9:30 AM Train to Munich! We get our tickets at Deutsche Bank. It’s a combo for the train to the main train station and the train to Munich. Unfortunately, we did not…

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The famous Hafbrauhaus, Germany- Day 4

April 22 2012 An early lunch today at Augustine Keller . Excellent meal. About a 15 minute walk from our hotel.  Beautiful grounds.Soup and salad for me and duck for Dolores. It’s raining so instead…

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Eat, Drink, Shop and Be Merry- Day 5

April 23, 2012 Lunch today after shopping is at the Viktualienmarkt in Munich, an outdoor area with long tables. Nice place to get a fish sandwich on a roll and check out all the goodies…

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Fussen, Germany- Day 6

April 24, 2012 Today we take the train around the corner from our hotel at 11:15 AM.  We are on the way to Fussen, Germany. We buy cheese, olives, ham and French bread for the…

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