Day 5 Dear Family & Friends, Today was our last day at the BMW rally. It is quite the event. Amazing number of vendors selling everything you could think of for motorcycle touring. They also had all sorts of demonstrations and seminars and different subjects. We also went to a bike show there for vintage BMW motorcycles which was way cool...
Tuesday June 12th Dear Family & Friends, Today was a nice relaxing touristy type day… I got up at a reasonable hour and had a traditional Irish breakfast.. The staff at the classic Victorian era hotel where I was staying was exceedingly nice and friendly.. I loaded up my bike and was pleased to see another good weather day. The first leg of today’s journey...
Dear Family & Friends, I thought I would get one more blog off before I hit the road with my motorcycle. For the last 9 days my niece Leah has come over from California to the UK on her summer break from college. I thought I would give her a treat and take her on a whirlwind tour of London and Paris....
Dear Family and Friends, This morning Hannah and John headed home to Portland and Bonnie and I flew off to Milan, Italy to continue our vacation. The flight was easy and we were in our B&B by 4pm, just in time to watch England beat Sweden in the world cup! We are staying in downtown Milan in a modest but charming...
Friday July 13th Dear Family & Friends, Today was our first full day in Lake Como and it did not disappoint. But before I get into our day I would like to discuss some social issues of Italy since I like to observe different cultures. First, one of the things I am really starting to miss about home is going to a...
Dear Family and Friends, The last couple of days I toured the local country side with Bonnie and her friend Mireille in a car.. Taking in the local sites and taking in to much shopping, gin, and food. All good fun. One of the highlights was a beautiful B&B we stayed in. One of the nicest places I have stayed so...
Friday June 15h Dear Family & Friends, Today is Friday and I am staying in Listowell, Ireland the town that Bonnie is living in. She has a small apartment above an art gallery in the center of town. Since she has to work today I spent the morning walking around town, taking a few photos and noticing the life in Ireland. One...
Friday June 8th Dear Family & Friends, Today was about as close to perfect as you can get on a motorcycle trip! I got up this morning after a good nights sleep, had a good Irish full breakfast and got on my motorcycle ready to explore… I had no particular destination but I thought the city of Cork was at least the right...
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