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Fall Travel Note

 25 October 2017 Dear Friends and Fellow Travelers, We are delighted to share the New View Tours trips for 2018! Please consider joining us! and pass along the information to a friend. In April, we will explore new views of … Continue reading

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Our Last Day

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Lascaux

A new group explores the View of the prehistoric art at Lascaux IV! It’s a complete reproduction in a contemporary museum!

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Herses et Assommoir

Carcassonne is a defensive castle with two ramparts and then a few tricky entrances with slits above the double doors to trap the invaders in there and pour on the boiling oil. It’s called a. Reticle defense. Let’s see-maybe I’ll … Continue reading

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Carcassonne!

12th century fortifications on Roman village – 2500 years of history here!

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Visiting the 12th Century

12th Century brick church with Gothic additions – Albi, France. The interior altar painting-freize was done by a Dutch master painter from 1500 who adopted the naturalist style. It is showing heaven and hell and all the details of disgusting … Continue reading

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Albi, France

The gardens of the archbishop over looking the Garonne river in Albi. The 13th century brick cathedral here is the largest in France!

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Peche Merle Caves

Time line of the earth with man emerging near the end….we have been busy lately! This is  – beautiful!

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Museum of Prehistoric Art – Les Eyzies France

In the avezare river, Les Eyzies is a beautiful part of The Valley. Tomorrow we head out to find the castles on the Dordogne River to the south east from here.

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Sarlat, France

Saturday is market day in Sarlat! Layers of architectural history including restoration over 30 years starting in the 1960’s….

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Two Lovers

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Vineyards of St Emillion

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View of Bordeaux

From our hotel, the city is always in motion but since cars are not allowed in this section of the World Heritage site designation, we can usually have a quiet time. The architecture is fabulous – everywhere I look! Pick … Continue reading

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Meeting Friends

Michael and I meet up with Les Andrews, a friend from the same class at Colorado Rocky Mountain school. Les and Mariko live in Basel Switzerland and flew in to visit and say hi! Great timing!

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2 Days in Bordeaux

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Bordeaux and the Arcachon – Day 2

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Bordeaux – Day 0

We arrive on the overnight flight with a connection they Paris to a beautiful cool day in Bordeaux. A walk to the river, a nap, a dinner at Scipitone Bistro outside our hotel in the car less centre city, and … Continue reading

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Patagonia

This trip is one not to miss: Design your trip details at your convenience between November and March during the summer season in the austral. Fly to Punta Arenas from Santiago. Enjoy this southern port on the Magellan straits where … Continue reading

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A Tour to the Dordogne Valley

Castles & Caves – SouthWest France September 20 – 30, 2018  limited to 12 travelers Visit a variety of pre-historic caves to behold magnificent paintings, etchings and relief sculptures created 19 to 28,000 years ago. Visit the museum of Lascaux … Continue reading

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Peru and Bolivia – Tour April 7-18, 2018!

Announcing a new New View Tour! Below are some of the highlights! Full details of the itinerary are available upon request! Fly to Lima, then on to Arequippa, the second largest city in Peru to explore classic colonial architecture in unique … Continue reading

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