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Welcome August 2022

A new month is upon us already under the sign of heat waves in most parts of the country. In any case by the looks of things, it is going to be a quieter month for me however things tend … Continue reading

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Trip of a life time

With all this time on my hands, being stuck in a hospital room, I can finalise the bookings for next year’s scheduled holiday in some of the French Polynesian islands. The catamaran in the pic above is reserved for a … Continue reading

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Here we go again

Another bout of anemia necessitating some transfusions. So I am back in hospital for a day or two or more. Anyway, quite a friendly crew here + an efficient air-conditioning makes it a pleasant place to be in for a … Continue reading

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USA

Very close to my views and understanding of America :

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June 2022

It looks like this new month is going to be an extremely busy one.

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Bella Italia – Day 10 (final)

DRAFT The only solution possible and offered by BMW was to come home by taxi. They would take over the costs quoted at €850. So that is what we did. I never spent so much time at the back of … Continue reading

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Bella Italia – Day 9

DRAFT Car break-down near Aix en Provence Now stuck in a hotel waiting for the assistance people (BMW, Aviva insurance, ADAC) to find a solution to get us home. Being bank holiday weekend, there is not a single car hire … Continue reading

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Bella Italia – Day 8

DRAFT Drove back to Barga in the morning. Not a very pleasant drive actually. Italian roads are not the smoothest and motorway lanes are fairly narrow. Arrived in time for lunchtime apéritif which we took outside despite the thick cloud … Continue reading

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Bella Italia – Day 7

DRAFT Florence We started the day, after a small breakfast, queuing to visit the Duomo cathedral. Quite a disappointment inside, it is more or less an empty shell. I did not even bother taking photos.

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Bella Italia – Day 6

DRAFT Left Barga mid-morning

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