Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lizise, Malcesine, Riva del Garda, and over the mountains to Valdobbiadene

We departed Lizise headed north along the east side of Lake Garda.  It was a small two lane road, mostly, that would be a great motorcycle road if there was no traffic.  Our first stop was in the small town … Continue reading

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Images of Lizise, Italy

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Sirmione, Italy

We had been relaxing and getting to know the streets and local places of Lizise for a few days, so we decided to take Friday and check out the town of Sirmione, a short 40 minute ferry ride from Lizise. … Continue reading

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Lake Garda, Italy

Last September when my friends and I spent one night in the hills overlooking Verona, we liked it so much we thought the area deserved a closer look.  So here we are back again, staying in the small town of … Continue reading

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Aalborg, Denmark

The regatta ended in Aalborg, Denmark, an old port city dating from 700 AD.  It is a picturesque town with many old buildings and pubs, and just like the small towns in Norway, it was clean and orderly.  I can’t … Continue reading

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2015 Tall Ships Regatta

We are here in Norway for two reasons:  to pack up some things from the house, and sail the Statsraad Lemhkuhl in the Tall Ships Regatta from Kristiansand to Aalborg, Denmark.  Our father was a cadet on this same ship … Continue reading

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Sand to Kristiansand

After receiving yet more gifts and the last hugs, we boarded the ferry and waved goodbye to the aunties and cousins.  It was sad to leave, but it also was the prettiest day yet with sunshine and no wind.  The … Continue reading

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