Category Archives: Travel Journals
PERU & BOLIVIA From 16th century colonial cathedrals to Inca ruins to home of the condor in the largest canyon in SA April 7 – 18, 2018 Arequipa, to the Colca Canyon to Puno & Lake Titicaca with a view … Continue reading
Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Bolivia Arequipa – La Paz – 11 nights – April 7 – 17 Add-on a tour to Machu Picchu – 6 nights – April 18 – 23 Fly to Lima to transfer for a … Continue reading
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
A new group explores the View of the prehistoric art at Lascaux IV! It’s a complete reproduction in a contemporary museum!
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
12th century fortifications on Roman village – 2500 years of history here!
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
The gardens of the archbishop over looking the Garonne river in Albi. The 13th century brick cathedral here is the largest in France!
Time line of the earth with man emerging near the end….we have been busy lately! This is – beautiful!
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.
Saturday is market day in Sarlat! Layers of architectural history including restoration over 30 years starting in the 1960’s….
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
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!
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