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Vicarious Travel Log #7: Germany

This is the last installment of my mother’s travel journal, which I have been much less than prompt in posting.  In fact I’ve been sitting on it for over a month, while thing after thing came up to distract me.  My parents are now safely ensconced back in Canada, and no doubt planning their next [...]

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Vicarious Travel Log #6: Switzerland

Well what can one say about this little jewel of a country? It is amazingly beautiful – mountains with peaks that are like children’s drawings of mountains – so satisfyingly mountainy – lakes full of sailboats – tiny flotillas of baby sails on weekends when the young are initiated into the yacht club life – [...]

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Vicarious Travel Log #5: France Part 2

This is the 5th installment of my mother’s travel journal that she’s sharing with me here on T-Lex.  They’ve moved on to Switzerland now, and there are some new pictures up in their Flickr stream (see below, and click to access entire photo stream).  If you’ve missed the other parts, you can check them out [...]

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Vicarious Travel Log #4: France, Part 1

This is the 4th installment of my mother’s travel log.  You can find the previous parts here.  Free wifi being what it is in France, they’re having trouble providing pictures to illustrate their updates – so I continue to pull visual aids from the web.  That’s okay though because it makes me research the places [...]

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