Archive for May, 2015

Delays with New Friends & Those Darn Crazy Cuckoo’s!

There has been a whirlwind of activity on Rabelo getting her ready to leave. There were lots of systems that needed to be checked, plenty of equipment to be oiled or greased and a myriad of other things that have to be taken care of. Captain Kevin takes his job seriously, and wants to know how everything works before we take off.

Of course we did take some time for our infamous truffle hunt. Then there was ...

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Truffle Hunting with an AK-47

Today was our first full day on Rabelo.  It was time to sit back and enjoy the cruising life.  Julian said he was taking his guests from Apres Tout truffle hunting, and suggested we join them.  We had a phone number for the chateau where we should meet, but the driving instructions were not very clear.   Fortunately Kevin volunteered to join us.  All I can say is, it was a good thing he did the navigating. ...

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We are BACK on Rabelo – and the Louis Vuitton Museum

After a hectic winter Lisa and have returned to Rabelo. We were so excited to be back you would think we were a couple of kids. Before heading to Rabelo we spent two nights in Paris recovering from our long flight and a train ride from Brussels to Paris. During our short layover we also celebrated my birthday.  Unfortunately, while rushing to make my birthday dinner I unexpectedly found myself in the middle of an altercation with a ...

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