Category: Travel

11eme Avenue – Paris

Relaxed. Sipping red. Happy. All around loud, serious, happy, chatting, quiet, reflective, beautiful, 20-somethings. Noise. Traffic. Horns. Voices. Amazing. Leaves fall on Paris streets. I am un-noticed by them. Culturally polite or generationally indifferent?...

Our visit to Basilique de Sacre Coeur

Today we set out on a mini pilgrimage to visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. This magnificent building stands high up on a hill overlooking the entire city of Paris.  Likely the highest...

Thoughts, observations, things seen…

The following are miscellaneous thoughts and observations.  Obviously we’ve not been anywhere long enough to form any firm basis for generalizations so they aren’t intended in that way. As more things come to mind,...

Tuscany – Day 3 – Bread and pasta and so much more!

This morning we set out with our host, Francesca, for what was to be a wonderful day of learning, eating and laughing! Along the way we learned about an earthquake that struck the region...