Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wednesday photo: Untersberg and Alps

There are so many beautiful places to rest your eyes on in Salzburg, Austria. One of my favorite things to do was ride along Hellbrunner Allee, and this was the view of the entire ride. See my post about that … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest: O’zapft is!

The kegs have been tapped and the beer is flowing at the Wiesn in Munich because today is the opening of the 177th Oktoberfest. Two years ago I attended Oktoberfest before my study abroad program began in Salzburg. I went … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Dubrovnik

Strolling down the Stradun was not the easiest thing in the world, thanks to the marble blocks that so smoothly line this street in the heart of Dubrovnik, Croatia. This view is looking west at sunset, toward the Gradska Vrata … Continue reading

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Collecting foreign money

One of the things I love to collect when I travel is the local currency. My list of countries with their own national currency that I’ve been to is kind of small, mostly thanks to the European Union and its … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Zmajski Most

Ljubljana, Slovenia, is home to the Dragon Bridge or Zmajski Most. The dragon has been a symbol of Ljubljana ever since Jason of the Argonauts and Golden Fleece notoriety slew one in a nearby swamp. This bridge was not designed … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: China and Memphis

In my last batch of postcards I received another one from China and my first from Tennessee. This card from China shows the sunset in Mount Tuishan, Shandong Province. The stamps here definitely win the “best stamp” prize of the … Continue reading

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It’s fair time, part 3

Finally, I can take a moment to breathe! My fair entries were submitted yesterday afternoon, and the Hancock County Fair began today. My entries were judged today, as well. On Monday night I baked for a couple of hours without … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ont.

Stratford, Ontario, in Canada, is home to the Shakespeare Festival, a months-long festival filled with Shakespeare, musicals and other dramas. This building is the Festival Theatre, the main theater for the festival. It is topped with a Canadian flag and … Continue reading

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