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Copenhagen drain covers: gotta catch ’em all!

Well, maybe not ALL of them. I noticed some days ago that many of the street access covers are much more attractive than those in London. Like New Orleans’ ‘Crescent City’ water company meter covers, they add interest to the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen: last day

I’d seen and done all the things on my ‘A’ list, so we decided to visit the Cisternerne, an unusual attraction that also required a long walk – thus justifying one last smørrebrød at Torvehallerne. Immigration is an issue here … Continue reading

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Morgan City to Sulphur/Lake Charles

First, I forgot to tell you one of the most important reasons for including Morgan City in our travels. The main theme of this trip is the Mississippi River delta, its history, both geological and cultural, and the engineering works … Continue reading

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New Orleans Day Two!

This began in the same way, but the piece of paper said the water advisory had been lifted. Huzzah! It progressed to beignets and coffee, which this time arrived with glasses of water. We spent the morning riding the St … Continue reading

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New Orleans Day One, con’t

I forgot to mention the street drains: they’re huge, double wide and gaping open. If I wasn’t aware that NO could have heavy rain, these would have suggested it.      And I forgot to mention the termite traps! I’d … Continue reading

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flying south

    Hey, we have wifi on the plane!  I have seriously mixed feelings about air travel. The negatives include the massive environmental cost, the fact that dutifully following the pre-flight processing conveyor from online check-in to final boarding leaves me … Continue reading

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A long day… and a test post

After a glorious week at Camp I’m sitting in the airport looking forward to a day of flights south to New Orleans.   Not the most interesting photo in the world, but let’s see what it looks like on the … Continue reading

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