Stories come from current travel, recent day trips and funny tales from my early travel days. Don’t hesitate to comment. Your travel tales are welcomed too and if P or PG they may be published on the blog. Thank you for checking in.

¿DONDE VAS?

WHEN YOU ARE TRAVELING IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY BE READY FOR THE UNEXPECTED. ACCIDENTS CAN MAKE FOR A GOOD STORY LATER ON. On one of my first trips to Mexico I was touring the mountains with my native Mexican companion,…

RAINIER CHERRIES

Rainier Cherry, just the name sounds special. Normally found in markets from late July to early August –  they are available now, one slight week early.  Cherries have a narrow window as it is but the Rainier Cherry is available for…

TAKE A HIKE

TAKE A HIKE It is not just food and wine the French are famous for; they are a notorious walking country.   France on Foot offers the key to unraveling the puzzle of thousands of miles of foot trails that criss-cross France.  They can direct…

BURGUNDY MUSTARD

  BURGUNDY MUSTARD, THE NEW DIJON By DEBRA AMUNDSON Special to The Epoch Times If I were to ask what comes to mind when I say Dijon the response would be mustard, of course. The namesake town is a rather…

FRANCE’S GOLDEN HILLs

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN REAL TRAVEL ADVENTURES – (additional photos added after publication). The Cote d’Or, in Burgundy, France, literally means hills of gold, the color of the vines after they turn golden in the fall. The Cote d’Or, famous for…

DINING IN THE DARK

REVIEW FOR EPOCH TIMES Dining in the Dark in Zurich $$ By Debra Amundson, The Blind Cow Restaurant will open your eyes; you’ll be kept in the dark after that. Zurich’s Blindekuh, (Blind Cow), restaurant is staffed almost entirely by…