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TRAVEL PURSUITS – Encounters of the out of the ordinary kind

TRAVEL PURSUITS – Encounters of the out of the ordinary kind

What I enjoy most about planning Classical Pursuits trips is seeking and arranging special encounters, the sort of thing that brings us into close contact with local people who help deepen our relationship to the trip’s theme and to our destination. Here are several examples, from two upcoming trips, of the out of […]

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CLASSICAL TRIVIA! Rick Phillips and Ann Kirkland plan to challenge the rules for visitors to the opera in Vienna

Rick Phillips and Ann Kirkland hope you will join them this fall for Sachertorte and Paprikash: Musical Meanderings Along the Blue Danube, September 27 – October 7, 2011. Every Classical Pursuits trip offers the opportunity not only to enjoy the music, art and other cultural aspects of  our destination, but also […]

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TRAVEL PURSUITS – Sachertorte and Paprikash, Sept. 27 – Oct. 7, 2011

TRAVEL PURSUITS – Sachertorte and Paprikash, Sept. 27 – Oct. 7, 2011

Heaven, Vienna mine I’m in the spell of your charms divine Dressed like a queen, with life so gay You are the love of my heart today Heaven, Vienna mine Laughter and music and stars that shine Wonderful city where I belong Of her I sing my song Dear Friends, […]

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CLASSICAL TRIVIA! Lost in Generation

CLASSICAL TRIVIA! Lost in Generation

  Do you text? Have you even heard  “to text’ used as a verb?  I confess that I find this emerging language both undecipherable and unpleasing. A typical text exchange: JW U ZZZ IWYWH G2G? W/E GAL Translation: “Just wondering how you are.” “ Bored and tired.” “I wonder whether […]

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