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May 24, 2011 in France French Recipes / (0) comments

May24
Machu Picchu, Peru

Hope you left room for some dessert so that you can indulge in this delectable bittersweet chocolate tart filled with a creamy chocolate custard. Bon Appetit ! http://www.burgundytoday.com/gourmet-traveller/chefs-recipes/chocolate-tart.htm     Bittersweet Chocolate Tart Makes a 23 cm (9 in.) tart For the pastry shell 1 plump vanilla bean 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature 60 gm ( ½ cup)… Read More

May 20, 2011 in Peru Peru VBT Community / (0) comments

May20
Machu Picchu, Peru

On our Peru: Machu Picchu & the Sacred Valley Walking Vacation, travelers visit Ollantaytambo, where the homes and streets have not changed dramatically since Incan times.  Our travelers have their choice of places to eat for lunch, including Hearts Café.  Hearts Café, run by Sonia Newhouse, is not only known for its delicious cuisine but its also known for its… Read More

May 19, 2011 in Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

May19
Machu Picchu, Peru

Recently one of our travelers, Beverly Phillips, wrote an article about her experience on our Italy: Po River Valley and Lake Garda Bicycling Vacation. In October of 2010 Beverly was able to finally fulfill her life long dream of revisiting the country where she spent part of her childhood.  For her it wasn’t only about taking in the beautiful scenery, but it was about discovering or rediscovering the Italian… Read More

May 13, 2011 in Maine VBT Community / (0) comments

May13
Machu Picchu, Peru

 If it weren’t for a love of travel, Anne’s and Tony’s far-reaching paths would never have crossed. Fortunately for each of these devoted travelers, fate had marriage in store for them, and VBT travelers have been benefiting ever since. Anne and Tony are Trip Leaders on VBT’s six-day Maine Coast: Purely Acadia bicycling vacation, and the same personal sense of… Read More

May 12, 2011 in Culinary France / (0) comments

May12
Machu Picchu, Peru

If anyone knows crepes, it’s VBT Burgundy Trip Leader Sophie. After all, one cannot grow up in western France, between Burgundy and the Loire Valley, without loving this distinctly French culinary specialty. In fact, she considers crepes her “comfort food.” As a child in the village of Chateaubriant, she helped prepare various savory and sweet fillings for her mother’s delicate… Read More

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