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Month: December, 2012

Hollywood Revisited

5 December, 2012 (09:20) | Living in Europe

View of the Hollywood sign from our new apartment on 9th St. in Los Angeles. I was born in Hollywood, but have been living abroad for over a decade. (6 years in NZ, 6 years in Spain.) Although most of our family and friends live in California, Mark and I prefer the pace and simplicity […]

Camping in France, part 3

4 December, 2012 (11:49) | Living in Europe

When we first set out on this camping adventure we had great hopes to go as far as Gran Bretagne, but with only 6 days to get home in we decide its more sensible to try to head for the Bordeaux region on the way home, where we know the beaches are nice and camping […]

Camping in France in August, part 2

4 December, 2012 (11:38) | Living in Europe

After several days driving and staying in various campgrounds along the way, we finally make it to our destination in Blois, sur la Loire river. The campground is “free camping” meaning we can find a spot anywhere on the sprawling green grounds along the river. This is luxurious! We find a nice spot with an […]