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France

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

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France

Up to the Col de l’Iseran

Yesterday Nina and I decided to benefit from a more cloudless sky and ride up to the Col de l’Iseran (Iseran Pass) that connects Val d’Isère – the famous posh winter sports resort) and the Maurienne Valley and Modane on

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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

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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

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An Israeli Airport in the Alps

  Errrrrrrm…… well, alright, not quite. Fact is that we ‘landed’ in our mountain retreat again last week and celebrated New Year here in the snow. But at the same time we’ve been working hard to get Ben Gurion for

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Almost time for our trek south….

…. but first we hope to welcome Camy, arriving at Schiphol Airport tonight. Camy, our ‘little’ niece from Romania, will be staying with us for a while, trying to escape the gloomy situation in the old Eastbloc country and maybe

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Getting ready to leave……

Not definitely yet, but still…. we’ll be back home and truly settled by September 28th !! Lots of things to do… we start by taking the bike and my office PC’s (and ourselves) down to France. Planning of seeing the

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The ‘do-it-NOW’ guy

That’s me folks. If something needs done, I need to do it NOW. Or I’ll forget. Or toss it aside. I have many things going on at all times, and many things in my head. When I am working on

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