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Road trip to the lovely Rhine

“The castled crag of Drachenfels Frowns o’er the wide and winding Rhine, Whose breast of waters broadly swells Between the banks which bear the vine, And hills all rich with blossom’d trees, And fields which promise corn and wine, And scatter’d cities crowning these, Whose far white walls along them shine,   Have strew’d a

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A Pilgrimage of Sorts

Summer of 2015.  It wasn’t a pilgrimage in the strictest sense. After all, it was the white chalk cliff of Etretat that has brought us to Normandy, not a religious shrine.  The cliffs have inspired impressionists like Claude Monet to paint masterpieces out of this natural landscape.  True enough, you can sit all day at

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