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Bit By Bit Spending some months in Europe. Let's see how it goes... Check ya later, Barry.

A Little Bit of Amsterdam

USA | Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | Views [313]

Our time in Amsterdam has been a series of ups and downs, with the ups being nice and mellow, an easy and secure ride, and the downs being the kind that really get to you. The first night began as an up, interwoven with the initial anxiety and adrenaline ... Read more >


Photos: Paris, France, Eiffel Tower

FRANCE | Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Paris, France, Notre Dame

FRANCE | Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Paris, France, The Lourve

FRANCE | Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Belgium to Amsterdam

USA | Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | Views [365] | Comments [2]

A short promotional introduction: our NetBook has been working out quite well for us. It's about half the size of a regular laptop, and has a long battery life. The common misconception is that NetBooks are mini laptops, but they're really not. Their ... Read more >


Photos: France, Paris, The Catacombs

FRANCE | Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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The Louvre, Notre Dame, Catacombs, and All That Jazz! (and of course the Eiffel tower)

USA | Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | Views [1177] | Comments [6]

Paris is an old-fashioned city.  It prides itself on the gleaming buildings that make it what it is, all off-white stone and iron.  It is so proud, in fact, that when a modern-looking sky scraper was put up, all glass and corners, there came to pass ... Read more >


Paris

USA | Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | Views [235] | Comments [1]

Paris is an expensive city. On top of that, the exchange rate from US dollars to the euro is just outrageous.  And on top of that, the price for things is about what they would be in America, only with a euro sign instead of the dollar sign, meaning ... Read more >


Photos: Barcelona, Sagrada Familia

SPAIN | Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Barcelona, Park Guill

SPAIN | Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Michael Rebecca Barcelona

USA | Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | Views [245] | Comments [2]

We were surprised to find out that, after not hearing from us in only a couple of days, people were beginning to wonder where we were.  Rebecca's mother informed us that she was even getting phone calls: "Where are the kids?  We haven't seen anything ... Read more >


Photos: Museo Salvador Dali

SPAIN | Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Cassell Sant Ferran

SPAIN | Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Two Days in Figeuras, Spain

USA | Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | Views [281] | Comments [2]

First off: we would like to thank everyone for the huge response we have had to our blog!  What a treat to be able to share our experiences with you all.  It is so fun knowing we can write it down and you will witness our time in Europe with us first ... Read more >


Photos: Madrid, Spain

SPAIN | Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery


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While You Were Still in the US, we were wandering Madrid.

USA | Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | Views [241] | Comments [4]

"We should have gotten luggage with wheels," Rebecca tells Michael as she watches everyone go skating by, effortlessly maneuvering their own bags with only the inconvenience of bending a few fingers.  Sometimes it feels like shouting at the ... Read more >


Thank God for Madrid

USA | Sunday, 7 Feb 2010 | Views [233] | Comments [1]

They say that Madrid is "the city that never sleeps".  Well, take it from us, laying down at 1AM here, that it sure as heck is.  We are in our hostel room, have just enjoyed a movie after over 8 hours of exploring this divine place (thank you ... Read more >


Photos: Lisbon, Portugal

PORTUGAL | Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Lisbon, Portugal Days 2 and 3

USA | Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | Views [286] | Comments [8]

Day Two We started our first official day in Portugal with a simple but doable breakfast compliments of Turim Suisso Atlantico.  As soon as we were done eating we re-packed and high-tailed it out of there.  "Lisbon's historic core has four ... Read more >


Lisbon, Portugal Day One

USA | Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | Views [263] | Comments [3]

Hello again. We made it!  And without any mishap, if you don't count discomfort and all the good stuff associated with lengthy travel.  Our first flight left Detroit at seven PM (thank you Mom and Dad Bacon for driving us!).  It was eight hours long, ... Read more >


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