HUNGARY: Budapest ReBoot

Posted by on May 26, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
HUNGARY: Budapest ReBoot

This is my second go-round with Budapest. My first visit was marred by an awful, moldy, mildew infested accommodation that was far from the city center. Combine that with kicking the trip off with a visit to the Holocaust Museum where I learned that Hungary was responsible for one-tenth of the victims sent to the concentration camps. […]

AUSTRIA: Vienna – A Magnificent City

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
AUSTRIA: Vienna – A Magnificent City

The trip to Vienna began in a mad dash that had me catching my bus by one minute. This happened because of deceptive markings at the bus stop across the street. How ironic it would have been to miss a bus for which I was thirty minutes early. Once aboard, I caught my breath, watched […]

CZECH REPUBLIC – Prague Part Two

Posted by on May 12, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  TEXTURAL ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENT MATYLDA – FLOATING RESTAURANT AND HOTEL DINING ROOM PANNACOTTA – This masterpiece of a pannacotta in strawberry sauce was the perfect balance of sweet and tart. AQUA-RELIC MORE CUBISM       BAZILIKA VYŠEHRAD CEMETARY MILAN RÁČEK – CZECH CINEMATOGRAPHER – 1937-2014         DOOR DETAIL   ALTAR This […]

CZECH REPUBLIC – Prague – Getting Better All The Time!

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
CZECH REPUBLIC – Prague – Getting Better All The Time!

Václav Havel Airport Prague – As my taxi entered the city, I was stunned by the beauty of Prague which was strange since I had already visited the city 15+ years prior. It seems in the meantime many of the buildings had been restored and it basically looked like a shiny new penny with a […]

FRANCE: Paris – Rendezvous Time

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Uncategorized | 8 Comments
FRANCE: Paris – Rendezvous Time

It’s become a habit to make Paris my first stop on a European tour and to finish up with the United Kingdom. This year is no different, but this year England is coming to me here in the form of the Drovers, a fun couple with a sly wit who I met on a sailing […]