June 8, 1973 San Rafael Dear Mother Another beautiful day here – blue sky, warm sun, blue Mediterranean. Everyone “beached” yesterday and all have a bit of sunburn but not too much. Everybody is okay and relaxed. K bought a new bikini yesterday. Wish you were here! Love, Dede
August, 1999 We decided Metz would be a good place to view the total eclipse of the sun in 1999. We rented a car in Paris and drove to Metz stopping on our way to see the cathedral in Reims with its stained glass windows designed by Chagall. Once in Metz, we scoped out theContinue reading “France, Eclipse 1999”
April 1985 Hi This looks sort of like Bangkok, no? But it is a beautiful old building. We have had a lovely time with beautiful weather. We’ll be seeing you before you get this but it can be added to your collection of cards. We’re looking forward to seeing you. Love and kisses, Va.
July 1992 Dear A cloudy “threatening” day and the light is wonderful. We like better than sunshine. Maybe our best day yet but everything has been Great. We are in a story book village – our Apt built 16th century with modern plumbing. Girls are good travelers. Malia’s advance in French is visible! Both areContinue reading “Le Mont Saint Michel, France”
Basilique du Sacre Coeur de Montmartre et la funiculaire I love this photo, one of my most favorite places in Paris. June 1973 Dear Mom Can’t remember when I last wrote!! We saw this last Monday and it was great. Tues. we went to Versailles – the garden there was beautiful!! Yesterday we saw NotreContinue reading “Paris, France”
Den Haag, January, 1983 Isn’t this a good photo? So much nice detail. Our guests left yesterday and we have been sleeping mostly since. I think they had a good time and got a bit “educated”. We hope you had a good trip to California and that you are back with a new lease onContinue reading “Notre Dame, Paris”
La Bresse is in northeastern France and is known for its ski resorts and outdoor activities. Below is a photo I took of the town when I was there in 1999.
June, 1973 You can imagine the beautiful view our room has. It is delightful weather – the Mediterranean is so blue today. Walked across the road and down to the beach this morning – we all got a little sunburned, I’m afraid. Have been resting and washing our clothes this afternoon. We looked through someContinue reading “Saint-Raphael, France”
February 1974 We made it to Chartres today and both liked it very much. We took the train out and spent about two hours wandering around the church and museum. Time has flown by. Weather has been mostly ok. Will write letter with details. Love