Journey to the Center of Amiens

Amiens, France is another place I’d wanted to visit for a long time after reading about it a couple of years ago.  It’s about 75 miles away from Paris and was a 5-hour drive for us. We visited there the first weekend in January.  We left Thursday night after work […]

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Aschaffenburg, DE

Aschaffenburg is a town in the German state of Bavaria that’s about 45 minutes away from where we live in the German state of Hesse. I had wanted to go there for a while, so on the lazy, rainy weekend after Christmas we took a Sunday drive to go check […]

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The Mediterranean Island of Cyprus

Sean I and visited Cyprus for a week in November.  This is the first time in I don’t know how long that we’ve spent 7 nights in one location on vacation.  Normally we do extended weekends or, if we go away for a week, we visit at least 2 locations.  […]

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Berchtesgaden, DE

The weekend of October 25th we made a trip to Berchtesgaden, Germany.  We left home at about 9:30 Friday morning and arrived at the hotel to check in at about 3:00 p.m.  It’s about a 5-hour drive, excluding stops, so it’s a bit of a long trip for just 2 […]

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Bastogne, Belgium

Columbus Day weekend was a 4-day weekend for me and we spent it exploring Bastogne, Belgium and the surrounding area. This was the first photo I took on the trip and I had to include it because I’d never seen anything like this before, but maybe I’m living a sheltered […]

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Colmar, France

The weekend of September 27th, we spent 2 nights in Colmar, France.  We had been hearing great things about it for a couple of years and finally decided to go.  It’s just under a 3-hour drive from where we live in Germany. We left home just before noon on Friday […]

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Dresden, DE

The second part of our long weekend to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary was spent in Dresden. I had previously spent one night in Dresden in 2009 with my friend Morissa before I moved to Germany.  We had been to Oktoberfest in Munich and then spent a few days in […]

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Dinkelsbühl, DE, The Romantic Road

While we were in Rothenburg ob der Tauber the weekend before Christmas, we made a side trip to the town of Dinkelsbühl, which is about 35 minutes south on what’s called The Romantic Road.  The Romantic Road (Romantische Straße in German) is about 220 miles long and has lots of […]

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A Post with All the Image Layouts

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary […]

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