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Travel expectations

We like to think we keep our travel expectations moderately realistic.  We fall somewhere between those who hope for nothing more than a relaxing get away and those leaving nothing to chance with a too-long checklist of sites and restaurants … Continue reading

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One thing leads to another

As we travel, we find one thing leads to another.  We discover some interesting historical reference, and that sends us on a search for more information.  It never ends there.  We follow the new leads, and pretty soon we’ve opened … Continue reading

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(Mis)adventures on our trip to Nijo Castle

Lost!  We were only 2 weeks into our trip, and we lost our little traveling companion, Solbit.  Joe searched everywhere, but the zippered pocket where Solbit resided was wide open.  We were distraught. Solbit came to us unsolicited in an … Continue reading

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