Storied site of torture and murder, but the trees are actually quite lovely.
We needed some fresh air and open spaces. We needed mountains. We needed oceans. We needed a road trip!
Hello to Wanda from Tallinn, Estonia!
Hello to Wanda from Latvia!
A long layover took us to Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, and we were back in Estonia again before we knew it.
With a couple of day trips, we set out from our home base in Bergen to experience the Norwegian countryside.
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.
After a couple of months, we thought we had a handle on Europe. Then we visited Hungary.
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.
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.