SOLD !

YESSSSSSS !! Against all odds (we think) we sold our little apartment in the French Alps. We had it for almost 17 years and we LOVED our times living there. And quite frankly, our last trip to the region to see the ‘notaire’ DID have some emotional moments. Like saying…

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Find us in the Alps now…..

Yup, that’s where we will be the next 4 weeks, riding our favorite mountain passes on the BMW, hiking to see the marmottes and eagles, sipping coffee on a village square, enjoying the views from our balcony. So if you don’t hear much from us for a while….. that’s why…

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No I am not Mr. Niceguy anymore…..

In a discussion that ensued on another website it was declared that ‘we’ in western Europe should be MORE tolerant towards others. It all started after France ‘cleaned up’ some illegal gipsy camps in THEIR country. Well, I’ve experienced the gipsies, or Roma’s, ever since my first visit to Romania…

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You know you’re in France……

  ….. when you open the fridge and subsequently faint from the cheese smell jumping at you ! Nina and I DO have some different tastes ! 😉 You also know you’re in France when you cannot get any international NEWS on tv. Local ‘summer festivals’ in St. Quoi are…

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Spring!

Sorry for being absent for a while. Actually, I still am. Nina and I settled in our Eagles Nest for a few weeks, taking in the snow, the sunshine, the sweat……. we’ve been skiing for 5 afternoons, been walking, and been relaxing as far as work for Computer Pilot allowed…

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We should NEVER let this ‘die’

  ‘This’ being our awesome mountain world. And it IS dying, melting, eroding, being polluted, being filled with ski lifts and snowboard ramps, parkings and ski run restaurants. But the again, who can stop ‘progress’ ? We’re now at 40 km’s from the mighty Mont Blanc and the ‘video’ below…

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