July 2-3, 2019 We arrived in Regensburg by bus, where our new ship was waiting for us. We had been on the Viking Gefjon up until our arrival in Nuremberg, but the ship could not proceed south on the Danube because of a broken lock! So a sister ship, the Viking Sigyn, which was coming […]Read More Thursday Doors: Walking Tour of Regensburg
Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge A Photo a Week this week has the topic stacked. Stacked crates – Fares Island, Egypt Stacked date palm reeds (leaf ribs), Fares Island, Egypt Stacked stones on a wall, St. Simeon Monastery, Aswan, Egypt Stacked boxes, Hebron Handicrafts, Jericho, Palestine Stacked bags of spices, Naschmarkt, Vienna, Austria Stacked jeans, Second […]Read More A Photo a Week Challenge: Stacked
Becky is hosting her December Month of Squares with the subject time. It’s that time of year to attend holiday parties – get out your “ugly Christmas sweater!” Wearing “ugly Christmas sweaters” to a holiday party has become an American holiday tradition. So much so that now stores are marketing ugly sweaters and other garish […]Read More December Squares: Ugly Sweater Time!
June 16, 2018 We headed toward home today, but there was plenty to see on Route 66 along the way. We had picked up a free guidebook – Illinois Route 66 Visitors Guide – the previous evening. First stop was Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, which we had visited the previous evening (see my previous […]Read More Getting Our Kicks On the Way Home (Day 9, Part 1)
Feb. 13, 2018 Our last day in Tanzania was spent in transit. We had a nice breakfast at Ang’ata Camp and bid farewell to the staff. A group photo was taken, while the drivers packed the vehicles with our luggage. We were headed toward the Serengeti NP Visitors’ Center and the airport, where we would […]Read More Kwaheri*, Tanzania!
March 29, 2017 Costa Rica Today we were going to take “A Walk in the Clouds.” It was to be a hike in the cloud forest, crossing several suspension bridges and seeing hummingbirds and butterflies. Our guide’s name was […]Read More A Walk in the Clouds