As previously mentioned, Mike has a knack for showing up in cities when big things are happening, totally unbeknownst to him. Which is, of course, why we were in Copenhagen during Ironman weekend.
During Angela's respite, I explored the town of Olomouc, seeking out both the old and the new artwork on display. Naturally, I had to visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Column of the Holy Trinity and found some wonderful street …
Other than the pope, I don’t generally think of members of the clergy living in splendor. But from the 1500s through the 1800s, many European bishops lived like kings.
In Bratislava we found a city that had found itself again.
Hello to Wanda from eastern Europe!
After a couple of months, we thought we had a handle on Europe. Then we visited Hungary.
Angela and I love spicy food. The bigger the flavors, the better. And we struggled in Europe. So what do you do when need some spice? Why, you find a Chinese restaurant, of course.
With Morocco and Tunisia in the rearview mirror, we ventured back to Europe and Vienna, Austria. Here is the postcard that kicks it off!
Mike loves going to the ends of the earth — literally. He is fascinated by the farthest points on the compass on each continent, and he had a surprise planned for me in Africa.
My love of history began with the struggle between Rome and Carthage over dominance of the Mediterranean. Today, I walked in the footprints of Hannibal.