Category Archives: Europe

Postcard arrival: The Netherlands and Taiwan

I will feature a postcard from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and from Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan. The first postcard is of a sunset behind the harbor of Rotterdam. The man who sent me the postcard also happens to be a … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Amsterdam

My final day in Amsterdam was a gloriously sunny day in April. I had been looking for a great bicycle shot my entire time in the Netherlands, and this was what I found.My trip, which was full of tulips, art … Continue reading

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An ode to my favorite ice creams

I love ice cream. It is one of the few foods I am always willing to eat, and it is always a food I compare to all prior ice cream cones and sundaes I have consumed. I have a favorite … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: England and Finland

Sadly, I have not received any postcards since early June. A couple have not been registered yet that I sent in June or July and I fear they are lost. When that happens, it takes even longer for me to … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Austrian Alps

This evening I am flying away from the flat land of Ohio to a much more mountainous state: Colorado. There are many things I am looking forward to there, but what I want most is to see some amazing mountains, … Continue reading

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Dirty no more! And other thoughts (and firsts) about my upcoming trip to Colorado

After a few frantic days of wondering where I will shower after camping for three days and then needing to attend a wedding in Colorado Springs and writing Searching for a shower, a college curling friend has come to my … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: A door in Salzburg

I’ve missed Salzburg a lot this week, after going for a bike ride, a friend traveling through Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland and Germany, and all my thoughts of the mountains I will see in Colorado next week. But I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Russia and Germany

Postcards trickled in steadily for a few weeks here, but there’s been a bit of a holdup recently. At least one of the cards I sent out hasn’t been registered, which means it takes a really long time for me … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Split

I love the beach. After a trip to Greece too early for beach weather, I decided I needed to find a way to get to Croatia for some Adriatic Sea beach-going. I headed all the way to Dubrovnik and then … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Garden gnomes at Mirabell Gardens

When visiting Salzburg, these garden gnomes are an oddity you can’t miss. Some are made to resemble someone, like Napoleon, and some are missing. There’s at least two separated from the group in a yard on Giselakai on the east … Continue reading

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