PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE, ENGLAND AND CALIFORNIA July 7th 2011 On the last day of May we cruised into the Bay of Lisbon. However, it appeared like we were cruising into San Francisco Bay. I was looking around for Alcatraz! Actually there are many similarities between Lisbon and San Francisco. Both are beautiful port cities located on large bays entered by passing under identical suspension bridges and built on seven hills. Because they are at approximatel ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Bordeaux Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
2019 marks the 50 year anniversary of our meeting in Tokyo. Susan, a Braniiff stewardess flying military charters, and Kevin, a Naval aviator with orders to Vietnam. That meeting was lucky for us as it was the beginning of a love affair with travel and each other.
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