Asheville–Hopping in the hills

Hopping in the hills is a double entendre.   The city is surprisingly bustling with hipsters, yuppies, hikes, golfers, foodies and beer (hops).  There are more breweries in Ashville than Portland, OR.  And Portland is a much larger city.   Wicked Weed Brewery is great.  Try the sour beer or the beer made from mushrooms!  The milk […]

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Prepping for AK

Kenai Peninsula – Photo Story NYT  The final day of the trip should take us to Seward, AK.  Seward is located at the southern end of the Seward Highway, approx. 125 miles from Anchorage. The trip is breath-taking and the roadway has federal designation as one of the nation’s scenic byways. The drive takes approximately […]

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Old Québec

After passing through le Porte Saint Jean we entered the old walled town of Québec. The Chateau Frontenac dominated the skyline, amidst historical buildings which housed many interesting restaurants and shops. The Marché Marche du Vieux-Port had a large selection of foods from locals, such as berries, maple products, emu and goose pates, pastries, and […]

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Emus, Pigs and Ferries

We went to a Emu farm outside of Quebec. There we were able to feed and taste emu on the farm. We got some Emu Terrine and Maple wood smoked Emu. We could also feed the Emu grass from off the ground. That night we went to a restaurant that specialized in pig, called the […]

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Québec

The hotel is across from the Porte Saint Jean. The old town is completely surrounded by a wall and had many interesting shops and restaurants.  Along the way we ran into some people from the 17th century.

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Montreal 2010

A Great stay at the hotel d’Institute. Crepes and Smokes meat, and another croissant. Montreal has Bixi stands.  You just take a bike and leave it at another stand somewhere in town. St Joseph Oratorio.  Alot of steps (and a few escalators)

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