Tag Archives: Shunpiking

A DAY EXPLORING THE BURREN — 14 October 2013

Let’s see, I left you last looking out the front door of my B&B (CAPPABHAILE HOUSE) looking at weathered limestone.  Have I ever told you that I cannot get enough of Ireland??  One day in The Burren is not enough!  … Continue reading

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SANTA’S LAND, PUTNEY, VERMONT – 29 JULY 2013 and Updates

Update – 16 May 2018 from Santa Season Opening – June 22, 2018 I stopped by Saturday, April 28, 2018, and Santa (aka owner David) was there and painting and sprucing things up. He is hoping to be open Fridays, … Continue reading

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NINE HOUR EXPLORATION – 14 July 2013

Early last week friend Becky suggested we go to Brimfield on the 11th.  “Great,” I said, “never made it there, and I am searching for a chaise/cot/seating for my porch.”  We headed there sadly, but wisely (to get there) on … Continue reading

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An “I’VE BEEN THERE DAY,” and Four More BORDER CROSSINGS – 7 August 2012

On Tuesday I left BACK INN TIME, in St. Albans, VT, shortly after 9 AM and went down the hill to take US 7 north to Route 78 towards the border.  The plan was to traverse along the border to … Continue reading

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FINAL CANADA PREPARATIONS – August 12, 2011

In some way I have successfully found how to keep busy with little projects everyday so I can actually fill a day and have time pass quickly without Cathy or the business activity we used to have. Usually my independent … Continue reading

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HAVING TOO MUCH FUN BLOGGING – August 2, 2011

One of the fun things I do each day is to look at my “site stats” for SHUNPIKING WITH RAY.  It absolutely amazes me how people find my site, and what their seach criteria is.  Today I have so far … Continue reading

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UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN – BRAMASOLE – July 15, 2011

This afternoon David, Mari and I took a walk around the hill of Cortona.  The walk is almost straight up from her parent’s home to the small road leading out the back gate to the old Etruscan City Wall.  You … Continue reading

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