A little Shakespeare and a submerged rose.Read more "Two Elizabethan Theatres"
How to take the high-speed Eurostar train through the Chunnel to reduce traveling time between Paris & London to 2 hrs 17 min!Read more "A Eurostar trip or Taking the Train to London"
Stumbling across exceptional Asian Art in a Parisian museum.Read more "A Bamboo Cloud in Paris"
Many scenes from our city hikes remembered in pictures.Read more "A Parisian Kaleidoscope"
We continue to enjoy the sights in the sunny City of Light.Read more "A Parisian Summer Day continued"
Exploring our exchange town!Read more "A Parisian Summer Day"
Silken wallpaper, golden trim, and lavish embroidery would have well suited our Egyptian queen. Instead, she’s stuck in a gallery with stuffy old philosophers and tyrannical emperors. All of them are at home in the Munich Residenz, the main palace of the House of Wittelsbach. Owing to never-ending repair and restoration work, the approach to the […]Read more "Cleo in Munich"
While I wait for my husband to get ready, let my throw a few statues in your direction. Through their taxes, the Bavarian people have recently completed renovations of the wing of the Residenz in München, which houses the Bavarian State Collection of bronzes. The Residenz was the city home of the Wittelsbach dynasty. A palace filled […]Read more "A Bronzy Interlude"
A long road trip followed by a short train ride to the City of Light.Read more "From Munich to Paris via Saintes"
You may by now be thoroughly bored by castles and such, but I took nearly 1000 photos at Burghausen and Landshut, so you better settle in to suffer through a few more. Next up is a look inside the Palas, the main living quarters of the Ducal family. Over the centuries, the castle of Burghausen has […]Read more "More Burg"