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Rapallo

Rapallo Ligure Italy This city of about 30 thousand permanent residents is known for the Castello sul Mare (Castle-on-the-Sea), built in 1551 to defend the city. people have lived in the little bay since the 8th century BC. The shops line the … Continue reading

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Santa Margherita

Santa Margherita Ligure The bus ride along the mountain ridge included a light shower, but the skies were clearing when we arrived at Santa Margherita. This is a beautiful resort town with a permanent resident population around 10 thousand. The … Continue reading

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Genoa

Genoa, Italy Genoa (Genova in Italian) has always been a major Mediterranean port. It is currently the second busiest port in Italy. It is also the name of the province in the Liguria region of Italy. The city population is … Continue reading

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moving around Marseille

Moving around Marseille This post includes some video clips from around Marseille France. I have been struggling with video on my blogs. In the past I have used links to youtu.be and vimeo. I am not happy with the way … Continue reading

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Aix St Sauveur

Aix Cathedrale Saint Sauveur The foundations of this church date back to Roman times. It has been modified and added to over the centuries and now has a collection of architectural styles from each of those periods of history. After … Continue reading

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Aix square

Aix, en Provence France has a town square. Only 30 kilometers north of the Mediterranean Sea, near Marseille, is a lively city with a people friendly ambiance. Here is a 360 view of the town square. Even on a cloudy, … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille, France On the hill top is the catholic Bascilica which watches over the city and its people. And millions of people come up each year to watch over the city as well. As well … Continue reading

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Marseille

Marseille is a major Mediterranean port for cruise ships, commerce, and freight. It is the second largest city in France after Paris. On the top of the hill is Notre-Dame de la Garde , a Catholic basilica. From there visitors get a great view … Continue reading

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Columbia River is moving

Moving through the Columbia River Gorge There are many interesting things to see around the Columbia River Gorge. In addition to the river there are mountains, waterfalls, power dams and fish ladders. Mount Saint Helens is at the top, and … Continue reading

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Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls, Oregon In the Columbia River Gorge at 620 feet, it is one of the tallest waterfalls in the state of Oregon and is only a 30 to 45 drive from Portland. It is a two tiered falls with … Continue reading

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