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Apr152016

More impressions of Vilnius, Lithuania

Travel articles I found indicated few negative comments from travelers about Vilnius, Lithuania. The city ranks high for health and safety, low for cost of living, and near the lowest priced place in Europe for hotel rates. My first indication of the cost of living in Vilnius was the 1 EUR bus fare from Vilnius…

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Feb172016

Second most famous dead woman of Amsterdam

Anne Frank is certainly the most famous dead woman of Amsterdam. No irreverence intended. Anne Frank might not even be considered a woman at her young age, having died in early 1945 at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp before her sixteenth birthday, but I have to think her life experiences of an early age qualify her. Anne…

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Dec242015

Light and Sound in Tate Britain Museum London

Tate Britain is the first museum we visited on our trip to London last month. Like most museums in London, Tate Britain admission is free. There are a lot of free museums in London. Special exhibits within these museums are high priced, but most of the museum collections are free to walk around and gaze…

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Dec182015

Thames Walk Westminster Palace to Tate Britain

Our main activity of the day got shot down when we arrived at Westminster Abbey to find a police barricade and the building closed to the public for an unannounced event.  Police said they expected Westminster Abbey to reopen around 1:30pm. We did not want to hang around the area for an hour waiting to…

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Oct092015

Copenhagen on the waterfront

Copenhagen is a port city on the large island of Zealand in eastern Denmark with water present all around.  This post starts from near Langelinie Pier in the north part of Copenhagen, a quay developed in the late 19th century to handle larger ocean going vessels of the time. This area is where cruise ships…

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Oct032015

Streets of medieval Montferrand

One of the major attractions in Clermont-Ferrand, France is the medieval quarter of Montferrand, about two miles from the Clermont-Ferrand cathedral. Clermont and Montferrand developed as two separate towns united through the royal Edict of Troyes signed by King Louis XIII in 1630. Today the commercial hub of tourism is in the city center around…

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