Monthly Archives: November 2014

Exchange Family Reunion-Traipsing through London

May 12   After leaving Armenia  and Georgia, we flew into Paris, grabbed our luggage and hopped  the Eurostar to London. A 2 hour ride through  the outskirts of Paris, beautiful  farmland and with only 15 minutes under the  English Channel. … Continue reading

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An October family Thanksgiving in Portland, Oregon

Major holiday traveling is a headache. We tried to beat the system  by flying in and out of Portland during off-season and choosing a centrally located hotel  to limit  driving and crowds. I found Hotel Rose, along the Willamette River, facing … Continue reading

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Walla Walla Washington, the old/new Napa of the future??

We remembered the old Napa Valley of 30+ years ago and were disappointed with its commercial and expensive development. Somehow it became Napa Vegas.  So our quest for a simpler site led to flying to Seattle, a rental car and … Continue reading

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