Monthly Archives: May 2008

Ritsu sending greetings and foodpic from Belgrade

First night in Belgrade, one of our colleagues who works for the UN here as a human rights specialist took us to a very nice restaurant up on the hills. The atmosphere was great with a large outside seating area. … Continue reading

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Finally, back to our favorite Asian restaurant

It has been a while .. and it has even been longer that we have seen Lucy … and they were big sister – little brother all over again, down to helping him buttoning up his pants after he went … Continue reading

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Torino is drowning (video)

The last 3 weeks (while we were gone) it has been raining non stop … and thus the river Po is filling up like crazy … it is not as bad as back in 2000 but who knows .. water … Continue reading

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We are back in Italy

After some very strenuous 24h we made it back safe and sound to Turin … all bags accounted for (though they made a fuzz about the weight) no broken planes this time and overall it went pretty well. I will … Continue reading

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Yep, that’s our plane

The day started early at 5 AM, packing and then a loooong 7 h drive back to NYC … we ran into the US border patrol (since Lincoln, NH is only 40 miles south from the Canadian border) and the … Continue reading

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Kids at play

A collection of pictures of the kids playing over the weekend .. it was wild .. Julius was very happy with all those new toys (but he figured he had to share, which was tricky at times) … and those … Continue reading

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The Wild Bunch (video)

This is what you get when you throw 6 kids below age 4 together for a weekend:

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Nice homely lunch in North Conway

After our big shopping spree (no sales tax in NH .. and memorial day sales being on) we were hungry and drove up the main stretch to find some nice food. We found the usual offerings of fast food places … Continue reading

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We are lost in the woods

– automated message – If this pops up, that means we are lost somewhere in the woods of New Hampshire without online connection, and I will not get to post any updates until we are back in Italy … So, … Continue reading

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Classic American Diner Experience

Lunch today was at the super classic Sunny Day Diner. According to David’s friends, they make the best Reuben sandwich. Can’t say I ever had one before … but what came was fairly delicious, albeit very greasy … I think … Continue reading

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Finding “Lost River”

While I was very much in the mood for the 9 hour hike that David had suggested, we settled for something more kid friendly … the exploration of the gorge and the caves of “Lost River” Julius loved it and … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Glen Cove Mansion

After 6 nights in this beautiful place it was time to move on. Glen Cove is really nice and quiet, especially after those 3 hectic days in Manhattan. The mansion claims to be in movies like ‘North by Northwest’ and … Continue reading

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No diving allowed (video)

Another rainy day … perfect for ignoring the multitude of signs forbidding diving into the pool:

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Indiana Jones and the Atomic Age (Spoilers)

It has been a while that I wrote a movie review here … in fact, it had been a looong time (since Fiji until just last week) that I went to see a movie in the theater. And today I … Continue reading

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Hempstead House & Beach / Seafood Lunch

Long Island’s north shore (also known as the Gold Coast, because of the rich people living here) has many beautiful mansions, and one of them, the Hempstead House is located in the Sand Points Preserve, a wonderful park adjacent to … Continue reading

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