Trying to keep up….

May 5 We got the early start as planned and were off the boat by 8:30.  We walked along the river, across the Ile Saint Louis, and up to the kitchenware district of La Marais.  After a confused search for a specific store, we met CP at a crosswalk.  It turned out that either their […]

May 4…. (a little late)

May the 4th be with you… Happy Birthday Jill! The day dawned bright and sunny and we looked forward to a lovely day in Paris.  The Peniche had a notable list to starboard, and we found out why when we left in the morning; the river had risen overnight, and the ramp from the shore was […]

And we are in….. Paris, France

We’re off again…… This time it is Paris where we are meeting our friend CP for a Parisien adventure. We are staying on a houseboat (Le Nenuphar) moored in the Seine and CP is staying at a perfectly delightful eyrie in the 11th Arrondissement. For those who wonder how it is we travel as much […]

Thoughts on our road trip after a few weeks out.

Wrap-up post Budget Jill had a spread sheet and kept track of expenses as we went, so we could compare costs of this vacation to a flying vacation. Some interesting items were fuel, at only $300 for the trip.  Not bad at all considering the odometer read 4505 km when we parked. Lessons Learned As […]

Last of the Road Trip Posts (long!)

Day 12 Today was all about the driving.  We had done as much preparatory packing last night as we could, so all we managed to be on the road by 8.  We are taking the most direct route home and are planning to power through as fast as we can.  We are limited by the […]