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Copenhagen: Cloudy Skies, Cloudy Minds at the Carlsberg Brewery

Copenhagen: Cloudy Skies, Cloudy Minds at the Carlsberg Brewery
…a little child who exclaims frustratingly that the emperor has nothing on at all, a sea kingdom far out in the ocean where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower and as clear as crystal, a soldier expressing his melancholy at having shed pewter tears, or a lonely soul who realizes being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan’s egg… Fiby... 
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Bourgogne: Got Wine?

Bourgogne: Got Wine?
Bourgogne is one of France’s main wine producing areas. It is well known for both its red and white wines, mostly made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, respectively, although other grape varieties can be found, including Gamay, Aligote, Pinot Blanc, and Sauvignon Blanc. The region is divided into the Côte-d’Or, where the most expensive and prized Burgundies are found, and Beaujolais,... 

Mykonos: Ouzo and Olives… Oh My!

Mykonos: Ouzo and Olives… Oh My!
During our vacation to Greece during Summer ’99, we took a trip to Mykonos. Mykonos is combines the relaxing setting of its towns and quaint towns with an energetic night- (and, for that matter, day-) life. The above picture to the left shows us enjoying a typical Mykonos sunset.  Seriously, the most stressful part of a day in Mykonos is getting up off the sand, throwing out the beers... 

Santorini: Sunrise, Sunset

Santorini: Sunrise, Sunset
During our vacation to Greece in ’99 we took a trip to Santorini.  Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, destroying the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and leading to the creation of the current geological caldera. The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: the Minoan eruption (sometimes called... 

Saint-Paul de Vence: Exploring the Provencial Hilltop Village

Saint-Paul de Vence: Exploring the Provencial Hilltop Village
Saint Paul de Vence, a charming hilltop fortified village in Provence, has the appearance of a fairytale castle floating on air. A village of art and artists, it was discovered by Bonnard, Modigliani and other 1920s artists.   After Laura and I got engaged in Monte Carlo, Jon and Monique gave us the gift of an unforgettable two days in this best-preserved and well kept medieval town. Below, Laura... 

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