Pau Already

When every day is Saturday.

Pau Already

Have you ever noticed….

Have you ever noticed if your on a train and there’s this one group that’s louder than everyone else they’ll probably be takin’ ‘Merican?


Le Tour and other tours.

Saturday, July 4th No fireworks for us–saving them for Bastille Day. Today it was back to Centraal and back on the train, this time to Utrecht to catch a bit of the prelim stage of the 2015 Tour de France Read more…


and a young, more interesting view…

As a nice alternative to my blah blah blog, our travel-mates, Delaney and Brett have a very cool Tumblr blog going here. Have a look.


The long blur.

Thursday/Friday, July 2/3 Travel day is travel day–long, tiring, a bit of a blur. Fly to Paris via Detroit; TGV/Thalys fast trains to Amsterdam (Amsterdam flights were really expensive); Thursday morphed into Friday. Anyway, the four of us made it. Read more…


And we’re on our way!

French ATC decided not to strike (at least for now), bags are packed and we’re on our way. #excited.


Keeping it interesting…

Looks like a couple of ATC unions in France might be making our departure plans a bit more interesting. C’est la vie.


Head in the clouds?

We spend a lot of time mapping out our little international excursions. This go around however, we seem to have had one good sized space-out moment. Early last week I sent a text to our Gallant sailing friend Sophie saying Read more…


Getting very close…

Two weeks from right now it’ll be getting close to time, after 30-some hours of traveling, to crawl into our fine Dutch beds. Plan is pretty much all in place with only a few tweak-changes to reservations, etc. and we’re Read more…


Internet trolls and evildoers

Ever have trouble accessing the site? I’ve done things to try and keep the ever-present Internet evildoers away, but sometimes this can impact legit users, too. If you’ve a.) had issues and b.) care, let me know.


Euro 2015 and yes, one more try at the blog

Since 2010, I’ve tried to keep a little running notebook–mostly for our own reference/enjoyment– during our Euro travels. Results have been spotty at best and generally unacceptable. Seems like we’re just too busy trucking around, drinking beer, trying to find Read more…