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Canal Saint Martin in Paris a delightful surprise

A couple of years ago some friends of ours visited Paris, enjoying  a long weekend with some friends of theirs who were living in the City of Light and attending the Cordon Bleu.  They returned with tales of taking a … Continue reading

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Taking the Chicago Architecture Tour of the Chicago River

Who would have thought a cow kicking over a lantern would have major long-term effects for a huge metropolis? I learned this recently on the Chicago Architectural Foundations’ Chicago River Boat tour. The extremely knowledgeable guide told us that after … Continue reading

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Taking a Segway Tour

I discovered a wonderful new way to see the sights of Chicago recently –gliding about on  on a Segway. Chicago, situated at the southwest end of Lake Michigan, has a lot to offer in the “oh my gosh, what a view” … Continue reading

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