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Route 66 West to East: Day 6 – All Good Things…

This day was chockablock full of things to see. So much mileage, so little time… I do have to back up a bit–there was one thing we saw the day before that I’d forgotten. Well, actually, I was thinking we … Continue reading

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Route 66 West to East: Day 5 – Albuquerque to Amarillo

We left Albuquerque behind, with a promise to get back here again some day. We did not see much of it at all, and very little that had to do with the Route. Albuquerque seemed to be enjoying fine weather–the … Continue reading

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Route 66 West to East: Day 2 – A Sky So Wide

We left Laughlin early the next morning and drove south until we met up once again with Route 66. First order of business–coffee. Not as many kiosks in parking lots as we find in Oregon, where it seems every other … Continue reading

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Route 66 West to East: And off we go!!

  This was a trip for the ages! It was one that Paul and I had both been looking forward to, and we were not disappointed. Daughter Dearest was good enough to take us to the airport at a (very … Continue reading

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Our last day in Roma

Our last day in  Rome–time to see everything we possibly could. Which meant another early wake-up call so that we could beat the crowds to the ticket booths. First order of business though–pack up and ckeck out. The nice people … Continue reading

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Day 5 – sheep in a park and green brains on the road

Off we go again – back to Rome via the high-speed train. In the station, I caught sight of this sign, and took a bet with myself that it would translate into something important. It did. According to Google Translate, … Continue reading

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Day and night over Florence

Our first plan of action today, after a bite to eat and some coffee at the hotel (I’ve learned to like cappuchino, because black coffee is atrocious here), was to catch a bus and ride up to the Piazzale Michelangelo, … Continue reading

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