Dear Family & Friends,Our first full day on the Isle of Man and it has not disappointed! What a great experience. It is almost sensory over load.... The city we are staying at is called Douglas.. It is the capital of the IOM. Originally developed in the 1800s as a health spot to get away by the beach for...
Sunday August 19th Dear Family & Friends, Another couple of days and more sites and adventure.. Yesterday we left Ullapool and rode north east. Our route took us along the coast to the very north east tip of the British Isle and then down the east coast to Inverness. As we rode along in the morning we passed Castle Mey so we...
Mad Ludwig as he was know built this fabulous castle in the late 1800s.. He actually tore down a 13th century castle on this very site to build what was supposed to be the "Ultimate" castle... Well it started out that way but became so expensive to build that he was tossed out of his kingship and the ministers...
Oct. 25th TuesdayDear Family & Friends,We left Strasbourg and rode a couple of hours to a very small town of Dietrich. Basically it was a stop over on our way to Belgium.. As a bonus one block from our hotel was the Luxembourg National Automobile museum! So we spent a good 45 minutes there and saw everything twice..Wednesday morning we...
Tuesday June 19th Dear Family & Friends, Today was quite a full day.. Before I get into talking about today's activities I will pontificate a bit…. First I have noticed very surprisingly that houses in Ireland tend to be rather new. Most that I have seen are 20-30 years old and many much newer. Unlike England where there are lots of old...
Dear Family & Friends,Another couple of days have passed on our great adventure.. Every day is special.. As Duane says every time you experience something new you gain 75 days of life so I expect to be a very old man!After the Isle of Man we ferried back to Liverpool and rode north to visit some people I have...
Tuesday Sept. 27thDear Family & Friends,Today we had a full day off the motorcycles to enjoy Lake Como. Well at least Kim and I had relaxing days. Duane took a cab to the local hospital to have his arm checked out. After a few X-rays and a consultation it was determined Duane had indeed broken a bone in his...
Friday July 13th Dear Family & Friends, Today was our first full day in Lake Como and it did not disappoint. But before I get into our day I would like to discuss some social issues of Italy since I like to observe different cultures. First, one of the things I am really starting to miss about home is going to a...
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