When our friends came to visit us in Paris and expressed an interest in taking a day trip to explore Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel, the landing beaches, the Bayeux Tapistry came to mind, all of which make Normandy an attractive area to visit. We settled on booking a day trip to Mont Saint-Michel with CITYRAMA Sightseeing (www.pariscityrama.com). The price was 163 Euros per person and included two meals (lunch and dinner) and a guided visit of the Abbey and the Scriptorial dAvranches. The bus left
The Luxury Link Auction package to the Riad Kinza in Marrakech, Morocco proved to be a real bargain and a great base for exotic explorations.
We were treated more like "members" of the Bourski family (owners of the Riad), rather than just "hotel guests."
Kamal, manager and son of the owner, greeted us as soon as we cleared customs at the airport and filled us in on a little history on the drive to the riad.
Upon our arrival, as there was
Updated 09-27-2011 at 02:50 AM by omegaet
We know all too little about birds!
However, while traveling in Costa Rica, we spent several days in Monteverde and took early morning treks into the 10,500 hectare Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve.
We always managed to be among the first trekkers in order to really appreciate the first stirrings of the mammals, and birds (as the mornings progress, the vans and busses arrive and the groups begin their noisy walks, disturbing and scattering most of the wildlife.
Updated 03-09-2012 at 06:49 PM by omegaet
Marignolle Relais & Charme-Florence
We spent six lovely days and five nights at the Marignolle Relais and Charme http://www.marignolle.com/en/index.htm
just outside Florence using a LuxuryLink auction package. We stayed in Junior Suite #7 (located on the ground floor, with a private covered terrace opening onto a secluded hedged courtyard).
Some one posted a thread about repulsive food items consumedI thought a blog would be better, since everyone wouldnt need to be exposed to
our experiences associated with a Luxury Link Auction trip taken a couple of years back.
The most repulsive things Ive eaten occurred years ago during my military stintmost of those things eaten were as a result of the need for protein during extended jungle survival training (no other food sources were provided, since survival was the key word).
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