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Travel & The English Language

Summer!

After a very long winter and an extremely cold absent spring, really warm weather finally came to us, with the temperature suddenly rising to +30C. In two days time, everything that could burst into bloom. There is lush greenery all … Continue reading

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PARIS IN BLOOM.

PARIS IN BLOOM. The first indication that you are in Paris is of course the sheer beauty of it. On a warm sunny day one can go into any park and enjoy the surroundings. There are plenty of benches and … Continue reading

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Mobility Assistance

Mobility Assistance. For the first time in my life I travelled as a special needs person. I broke my ankle badly in winter, had surgery, spent a long time in a cast and still have metal plates with screws inside. … Continue reading

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PARIS IN JANUARY.

Paris is beautiful in all seasons, it’s a given. Every street, every nook and cranny may present something new, unexpected and totally lovely. The familiar places never lose their charm. What added to our positive impressions this time was the … Continue reading

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PARIS IN THE MORNING.

Paris is always beautiful, and a November morning is no exception. It is still quite warm; there is lots of greenery; amazingly most trees still bear all the leaves, and the grass is green. I heard the church bells early … Continue reading

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Florence Walks

Florence walks. The old center of Florence is full not only of wonderful historic places but also of signs which tell the tourist where to go. And yet it is not as simple as it seems. There are lots of … Continue reading

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Florence!

Finding one’s way. Florence is beautiful, one can wander around staring at the many buildings each of which is an architectural delight besides being a historical monument. The number of churches, basilicas, museums, squares and parks is enormous. Every hotel … Continue reading

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