A Day in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
A lovely day in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. Climb the Leaning Tower, see the sights, and have lunch and wine at a streetside bistro. The good life!
Tuscan Travel Tales, Italy – Driving the Country Roads
Navigating Italian country roads, even with a GPS, can be challenging and fun. Here’s my adventure about getting to our Tuscany destination without a clue!
Samba Festival, Coburg, Germany
Coburg, Germany, is the site of the annual Samba Festival, one of the biggest in the world outside of Brazil. Drum corps, Capoeira martial artists, and dancers from all over the world participate. Check out the colorful costumes and dedicated musicians!
Daytrip to Erlangen, Germany, Part 2
Part 2 of my daytrip to Erlangen, Germany, from Bamberg, featuring the wonderful Orangerie and university’s Botanical Garden.
Sunday Brunch at the Rococo Schloss Seehof, Bamberg, Germany
A wonderful brunch at Schloss Seehof in Memmelsdorf, near Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany. Once home to the prince-bishops of the area, the castle is being restored, along with its labyrinth, fountain and lake.
From Picasso to Beuys at Villa Dessauer, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Wonderful art exhibit with Picasso, Dali, Warhol, Hundertwasser, Chagall and more at the opulent Villa Dessauer in Bamberg, Germany.
Boyer’s Coffee Roasters and Cafe, Denver, Colorado
Boyer’s, local Denver coffee roaster and coffeeshop, has been a part of the Welby community for 55 years. Until the building burned in March 2020, Boyer’s occupied the 1927 Washington School building. Now in the process of rebuilding, Boyer’s is once again roasting coffee and plans to rebuild the cafe.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a former chemical-weapons plant that the EPA cleaned up. It’s now home to over 300 animal species, amazing views, and a visitor center with interactive, educational exhibits and artifacts. This family-friendly excursion is free!
Edvard Munch Exhibit at the Shirn Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
A train trip to Frankfurt’s Shirn Museum to see the Edvard Munch exhibit. He’s a Norwegian artist probably most famous for his painting The Scream.
Coronavirus Pandemic Photo Essay
My photo essay about the coronavirus pandemic 2020.