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2019 France – Day 1

< previous I had fallen right asleep and slept through the night. Well, until 4:30 (local time) – and then was actually pretty awake. But… I didn’t get up. Eventually I fell back asleep and then was pretty fast asleep … Continue reading

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Bart’s Books

Ice cream was checked off the list (of travel things to do in a new place), did not really get to the Ojai Library, although I did take a spin through the Friends of the Library (or whatever the fundraising/support … Continue reading

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Ojai Ice Cream

For sisters’ weekend this year, we made it to Ojai! Our previous attempt had been stymied by wildfires, so it was nice to get there. And! they had a local ice cream store, coincidentally named Ojai Ice Cream, which also … Continue reading

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Calgary Tower

At 191 m (627 ft), the Calgary Tower is not the tallest building in Calgary – one list I saw has it at #6 – but, as a free standing observation tower it has a distinctive appearance on the skyline. … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth Ice Cream

thegoogles again… I’d looked at the map to see how to get to the personal hot pot restaurant, and seen that there was ICE CREAM nearby. Sweet Tooth Ice Cream turned out to be the rolled ice cream thing, which … Continue reading

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Mari Bakeshop

There was another bakery close to our hotel in Calgary – well actually there was also a Tim Horton’s right next door (does that count as a bakery?) but I never went in – which I happened to see on … Continue reading

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2019 France – Day 0

Well I haven’t finished last year’s Colombia trip, but somehow this got written up and the next day of Colombia isn’t, so here goes… Eric had let me leave my bagged up bike at his place the week before, so … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Citizen Bakery

Again, I noticed on thegoogles map that there was a bakery nearby, with the intriguing name of Sidewalk Citizen. They closed before we got back in the evenings, but opened before we left. Well, opened in a loose definition of … Continue reading

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Village Ice Cream

It’s fun to look for ice cream when travelling – OK, OK, it’s always fun to look for ice cream – but I seem to make a bit more of a point of it when I’m in a new place … Continue reading

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2018 Colombia – Day 9

< previous day The AC had actually turned out to be good white noise – I had another sound sleep and woke up rested, before the alarm. So much sleeps on this trip! We went downstairs for breakfast – included. … Continue reading

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