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About opaldog

  • Last trip
    Paris October 2015
  • Next trip
    Paris & London
  • Favorite destinations
    European cities
  • Destination wishlist
    Anywhere I haven't been
  • Best travel tip
    Try to relax and enjoy the world around you
  • Favorite hotel
    Hotel Empress Zoe, Istanbul
  • Favorite restaurant
    Brasserie de I'lle St. Louis, Paris; Cafe Constant, Paris; La Gloria de Moderna, Madrid
  • Never travels without
    my passport, travel journal, point and shoot camera
  • All-time best travel moment
    too many to note; Blue Lagoon - Iceland, drinking champagne in Paris, seeing Van Morrison perform in Dublin, standing at the top of the Bosphorus and hearing the echoes of the call to prayer, jazz at L'Attirail and Duc des Lombards in Paris; Walking the gothic quarter in Barcelona after midnight, Parc Guell picknicking,cable car over Barcelona, winning a horserace at Hipodromo de la Zarzuela, Madrid, walking in the Mediterranean in Barcelona in November, Winning the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp, riding up front with the driver on Tram 28 in Lisbon, La Chope des Puces on a Sunday afternoon etc. etc. etc.
  • Interests and hobbies
    Family - especially granddaughters, travel
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  1. Day trip to London from Paris in Europe
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opaldog's Trip Reports

  1. Another Paris Trip Report in Europe
    32 responses; most recent on Oct 16, 15 at 03:44 PM
  2. A Very Brief Report of My Recent Trip to Paris in Europe
    21 responses; most recent on Sep 17, 15 at 05:13 AM
  3. Celebrating in Paris & Barcelona in Europe
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  5. Our First Trip To Barcelona, But Not Our Last! in Europe
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opaldog's Blog Comments

  1. To Europe! Face-Off: Best Airport for a Layover
    opaldog commented on Jun 6, 10 at 11:54 AM
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