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.
Thus begins the second phase to our trip around the world — on a beautiful island with an amazing host, and a few unexpected twists.
"Welcome to the best market in the world." It was the greeting we received at the entrance to La Boqueria food market in Barcelona, Spain, on a tour with our instructor from Cook & Taste Barcelona. We were buying the ingredients …
The European driving loop was over, but we still had one more city to explore.
Lourdes, France, wasn't what we were expecting, but maybe it was what we needed.
When we left Beauvoir, France, we were a little overwhelmed by the magic of Mont Saint-Michel. But not so overwhelmed that we couldn't enjoy some fine French wine.
Sometimes the soul of a place appears only when all of the people have gone. Read about how we learned this lesson at Mont-Saint-Michel.
Hello to Wanda from Brussels!
The WWII sites in northern France evoke some strong feelings, especially for a history teacher and world traveler.