Category Archives: Monuments

Boston Freedom Trail Exploring Framed by MFA and Gardner Museum

When Therese had to go to Boston for work recently, she invited me to come along.  She explained that for part of the time I would be on my own, but we would also have time to visit a museum … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg VA Visitors Center Guided Tour and Bavarian Chef Lunch

Early fall 2016 found us in Virginia.  Therese’s cousin has two teenage sons who are budding Nascar drivers, and they were competing in a race at a new track down there.  After having a fun time on Saturday night watching … Continue reading

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Père Lachaise Cemetery on Our Last Day in France

After a month of days in Europe, first in Bulgaria, then in France, our time away had finally come to a close.  We had part of one last day in Paris, before we boarded an afternoon flight back to New … Continue reading

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Rouen Palais de Justice and Monument Juif or Maison Sublime

I had heard of the Monument Juif when I was making plans for our first visit to Rouen in 2014, but since it seemed inaccessible, I passed over it.  This time around, I was able to get us tickets for … Continue reading

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Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tour and Samovodska Charshia

If there was a better way to wrap up our three days in the Veliko Turnovo area than with a guided tour from Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tours, I cannot imagine what that would be.  Our guide Plami was absolutely … Continue reading

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Arbanassi Day Trip and Drive Past Veliko Turnovo

On our first full day in the Bulgarian countryside with our friend Tedi, our agenda was not very ambitious.  Tedi had to take her car to get looked at by a mechanic for a minor problem in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Rouen Cathedral Gros-Horloge Bookend La Rose des Vents Snack Lunch

We couldn’t have Faith visit Rouen and not see the city’s two most famous and most wonderful sights, Rouen’s Notre Dame Cathedral and the Gros-Horloge.  And we also couldn’t have her come and not take to our favorite lunch restaurant, … Continue reading

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