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Beer Festival

A bit chilly for May!  The event has been moved from Koningsplein to the Valkhof because it had outgrown the space.  Met up with Jessica, Ian and Leah.

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Down the Rabbit Hole Festival (DTRH) – 26th to 28th June

A festival just 5 miles from Nijmegen in a country park Groene Heuvals.  Big names like Iggy Pop and Patty Smith. A taxi ride home so no camping. Wonderful!

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Carry le Rouet – Day 2

There was a sea-urchin festival taking place in Carry le Rouet a town about 30minutes along the coast. Just had to check it out! The train runs along the Cote de Bleu and passes through L’Estaque where Cezanne, amongst others, painted. It … Continue reading

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Visit to Edinburgh

For the first time in about 15 years, we went to Edinburgh to experience the Festival. Four plays and one concert, ate at some fantastic restaurants and saw many of our friends. The plays were the three James’ plays at … Continue reading

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Music Meeting Festival, Nijmegen

The Music Meeting has been running for over 30 years and was originally free. It’s held in a park near the University which is just 10 minutes from our house. We bought a ticket for all 3 days and since … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Festival, San Francisco

We met up with Debra and Paul at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan Town in San Francisco. It’s quite a big event and we had difficulty finding parking (or at least free parking!).  Streets were packed around the Pagoda … Continue reading

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Braubach and Boppard, 6th October

The train to Braubach from Koblenz only took 20 minutes.  Another 20 minutes hike up the hill to Marksburg Castle.  This castle allowed us to take photographs inside. The town of Braubach was having a wine festival and fireworks later … Continue reading

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Strawberry Festival, Yosemite

Stayed overnight in a Yosemite Campground an hour outside the Festival.  We arrived earlier than last year and found a great site for our RV next to some old timers.  They invited us over for breakfast the next day and … Continue reading

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Another day at the Film Noir Festival

Another day, another double bill at the Castro!  Back at the Castro for a double bill matinee of “Angel Face” with Robert Mitchum (swoon!) and Jean Simmons as his love interest who is a murderer!  Fantastically fatalistic!  Next up was … Continue reading

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Noir Weekend in San Francisco

We went to San Francisco on Saturday to watch some more Noir films at the Castro.  We checked into the Hotel Stratford on Powell Street before rushing up on the BART to catch the 1pm matinee of “Blind Alley” and … Continue reading

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