Nice is oh so nice!- Day 7

Nice is oh so nice! Nice, France Day 7 Nice, France Mardi- June 9, 2010 Today we are on our way to Nice, so Au revoir Bonnieux! Before we leave, we stock up on postcards…

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Ahhh…Picasso! – Day 8

Ahhh…Picasso! Antibes, France, Day 8 Antibes, France June 10, Mercredi Never thinking that returning a rented car at Eurocar would be scary, Dolores and I now have altered our opinion on parking garages. We spin,…

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Rail Europe to Paris!- Day 9

Rail Europe to Paris! Paris, France Day 9 Paris, France June 11, 2009- Jeudi Who can sleep when they know they are going to Paris for the first time? Not I, for sure. I am…

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Happy Birthday to Me!- Day 10

Happy Birthday to Me! Paris, France- Day 10 Paris, France Vendredi June12, 2009 Ahhhhh…Paris! Just writing and saying the word makes my heart sing. Yes, the city of lights. It is a city for the…

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Home Sweet Home- Must I?- day 11

Home Sweet Home- Must I? Newark, NJ Newark, NJ We land in Newark NJ and have not been captured by the “Others”. We are quite exhausted however, but with incredible memories of the French Rivera…

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Day 1 -Stendhalized In Italy!

Takeoff –Newark NJ  to Milan to Venice Italy Newark, NJ April 14 2008Year #7- Deb and Dolores most excellent adventures! After many emails and discussions, the destination for our yearly girlfriend getaway is finally decided:…

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Day 2 -Planes, trains, buses and boats to Venice!

Planes, trains, buses and boats to Venice! Venice, Italy Venice, Italy We drag luggage again but this time out of the train station and into the sight of the glorious canals of Venice. My first…

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Day 3 Venice

Day 3 Venice Venice, Italy Venice, Italy Its Saturday morning. We sleep too late and miss our free breakfast. Bummer. And must check out of the Hotel Bains.. But its off to the mainland once…

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Day 4 – Venice to The Italian Riviera!

Day 4 – Venice to The Italian Riviera! Venice, Italy Venice, Italy After no sleep for me at all- (Dolores snores!)..we are up at 6 AM and amazingly out the door by 7 AM. After…

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Day 5- Cinque Terre Dreamin’

Day 5- Cinque Terre Dreamin’ Cinque Terre, Italy Cinque Terre, Italy After a late start with full backpacks of fruit, cheese, salami, crackers, and our water bottles filled with homemade wine, we head out for…

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