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About travelbynatasha

I am a retired attorney who loves to travel. Several years ago I began working on a Century Club membership achieved by traveling to 100 "foreign" countries. Today, at 49 years of age the count is at 82. Many were visited on land based trips. Some were cruise ports. Some were dive sites. Most have been fascinating.

Bruges at Night and Our Final Day

This is our final night in Bruges after separate daytime touring.  Our host selected a nice restaurant just off the Market Square.  Walking down to the square after dark, we got to enjoy the city by night.  Wonderful lighting added … Continue reading

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My Walking Tour of Bruges Continued

After leaving the Church of Our Lady in Bruges, I walked across the Maria Bridge and went to Walplein Square, one of the busiest squares in Bruges.  With its outdoor cafes and the De Halve Mann Brewery, it is a … Continue reading

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Touring Bruges on foot (or in a boot)

Our host at Maison Le Dragon was very obliging and served breakfast a half hour early to accommodate our touring schedule.  Boris is off to see battle sites from WWI.  I was scheduled to do my very first balloon tour, … Continue reading

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Headed to Bruges, Belgium

This morning after a nice breakfast at the Waldorf in Covent Garden, London, I separated our clothing.  We are going to store some of our things at the hotel while we travel to Bruges, Belgium for a long weekend.  When … Continue reading

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Natasha does Downton Abbey-Bampton Village, Highclere Castle, and Dinner at Rules

Today is my full-day excursion out of London.  I’ll need to be back for dinner with Steve at Rules in Covent Garden near our hotel.  Originally I was going to visit Buckingham Palace which is just about to close for … Continue reading

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A fall trip to London and Bruges, with a little Downton Abbey thrown in

Boris had business in London and I tagged along for the week.  He is off for a couple a days over the weekend so we are going to take the Eurostar over to Bruges, Belgium for a few days.  We … Continue reading

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Budapest Revisited

Because of the problem with my foot we were unable to participate in some of the cool tours that Uniworld is offering as alternatives to the panoramic tour.  You could go on a walking tour of the city, including the … Continue reading

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