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.
After a couple of months, we thought we had a handle on Europe. Then we visited Hungary.
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.
"We have a dragon that will breathe fire tonight at 10:30," said the hotel receptionist. Of course you do.
Cathedrals, castles, flowers, and first beers in Cologne and Brühl, Germany.
Mighty fortresses and culinary works of art in pastoral Luxembourg.
Ever the romantic, Mr. Michael Ballard has planned several stops on this trip that are anniversary gifts to me. One of those was a visit to the Champagne region of France.
Liechtenstein is fun to say.