A Journey to France, Day Nine and Ten

LES ANDELYS, FRANCE – After a long Sunday we began our cruise down the Seine river early at 5:30 Monday morning to begin our journey back to Le Pecq just outside of Paris. The trip had gone by so quickly, but it had been great so far and my time in Les Andelys would be…

A Journey to France, Day Seven and Eight

ROUEN, FRANCE – It was a slower morning as we floated down the river while enjoying breakfast to our next town of Rouen, which was only a few hours from our last town. It is nice to see the scenery go by as you enjoy your breakfast and sip on a cup of coffee, but…

A Journey to France, Day Five and Six

LE PECQ, FRANCE – I had a great night’s sleep on my first ever river cruise and it was nice to just walk down the hallway to a massive breakfast. On this Viking River Cruise, they cater to Americans, specifically with their crispy bacon and a wide selection of carbs for breakfast. I tried to…

A Journey to France, Day Three and Four

PARIS – Tuesday started off at a fast pace as we were off by 8 that morning to breakfast across the street to have a croissant, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Foods in different countries have always sparked my interest, except this morning Leroy asked for fried eggs with bacon, but they do things a…

A Journey to France, Day One and Two

PARIS – It was nice to hop the pond again this summer, but this time it was to the city known for its crepes and beautiful sites. On this trip is Leroy Coffman; his daughters Mary Jane Coffman and Donna Beardmore; along with son-in-law Brad Beardmore, along with myself. On the flights over, Leroy and…

A Trip to London, Day Twenty Two and Three Journal

DUBLIN – The sights of London are long gone, but we are now off to explore a new city with a completely different style than the former cities we have been at. The first difference was the coffee at breakfast. At every hotel so far the serve sludge coffee with a bit of grits as…

A Trip to London, Day Seventeen and Eighteen Journal

LONDON – The end of our time in London was nearing, but not without another full day of walking throughout the city looking at different areas of the real estate market. It was one day that everybody was dreading on the trip as many of the dread walking throughout the city. We started our trip…

A Trip to London, Day Fifteen and Sixteen Journal

LONDON – It was a suit and tie day as we embarked to Lloyd’s of London for a tour of the building and to learn how the company works. Beforehand though we took a quick tour of the British Library for those who had not seen it before and got a great tour by Randell…

A Trip to London, Day Thirteen and Fourteen Journal

LONDON – With a change in hotels and structure, we began our day at The Royal National in the cafeteria-style breakfast hall, but to no surprise, the food was the same. I was finally getting tired of the English breakfast because I usually do not even eat breakfast back home. We headed off for an…