We’d arrived on a warm and sunny Thursday morning in October. It was market day. The village streets were jammed with antique vendors, vegetable sellers, yard good merchants and just about everything in between, including a couple of polished stone kitchen sinks.
Even though traveling with an old cat has its challenges, it’s nothing compared to navigating Covid restrictions in the E.U. And, to answer the question about how you’ll know if your pets like to travel, the best advice we can give is to plan a short trip and give it a try.
In 2005 my life intersected with a remarkable young woman from Barcelona Spain. I am delighted to profile Jenny Berengueras and her ongoing contributions to enhancing life on our planet for all creatures.
Susan and I decided to limit the distance of each train journey so that our old boy, Teej, needn’t spend more than four hours at a time in his carrier. And that’s the primary reason we chose Narbonne as our first stop in France.
I’m glad we did because I was charmed by this often overlooked city that lies between the mountains and the sea.
We said our final goodbye to Ricco. Kidney failure took him from us on the day before his 19th birthday. Of all the cats who have ever graced our lives, this boy was the most …
I worked every summer for 50 years while dreaming of a summer of leisure. Well, 2021 was the summer: and I have the tan to prove it.
There are only two things that draw most people to the island – to eat crabs and to eat Smith Island Cake. We elected to walk the three mile stretch to Ewell.
Lititz, Pennsylvania was once voted the coolest small town in America. By the time we left, we understood why… pretzels, chocolates, and Moravians (Oh my!)
I envisioned tranquil farmlands, a slower way of life and the ubiquitous Amish horse and buggy. Most of my preconceived images were dismantled one by one.
It was cool and dark when we arrived at the park gate. Our destination was a pleasant one mile hike up the bluff toward ten bears — marching, one by one…
We landed in a luscious place in Vilas County, Wisconsin – a county with 563 named lakes and 757 unnamed lakes. Eagle River, with a population of 1,400, has some of the friendliest people we’ve ever met.
It’s been two weeks since we received the J&J vaccines, so we’re officially “fully” vaccinated. There are absolutely no Covid related restrictions in the State of Wisconsin and for the first time in more than a year, life feels normal.