Hello to Wand from Norway!
A long layover took us to Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, and we were back in Estonia again before we knew it.
We'd been traveling in Europe since June, and the prices were eating our budget alive. We knew this would be one of the most expensive legs of our year-long journey, but $15 beers and gas prices as high as $7.73 …
With a couple of day trips, we set out from our home base in Bergen to experience the Norwegian countryside.
One of the most interesting things about traveling for a year is celebrating holidays and special occasions in foreign locales.
Our first postcard to Wanda from Scandinavia!
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.