On the eighteenth of this month we’re heading for the part of the world once referred to as the Romantic Road—Germany (Bavaria) Austria and Switzerland.
Travel | Vacation
One of the great things about travelling and the development of your creativity is that it offers you a different perspective and not just the obvious things like, culture, scenery and customs.
..can take many an unexpected turn. Sometimes the signs are there well in advance, however we have not learnt to read them.
Coromandel Peninsula, parts of this place are like heaven on earth and I feel very blessed to have had the privilege of growing up and holidaying here as a youngster.
Like many Catholics, I grew up enthralled by the story of Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and the environment. Francis and I both shared a profound love for God’s creatures…
A curtain was pulled back and figures emerged from darkness in a shaft of light—a half dozen cloaked musicians with medieval instruments.
We woke in darkness to discover our train was no longer moving. It was 1976, and Mrs. Chatterbox and I were catching a ship from Brindisi, Italy, to Patras, Greece.
“Yes, but only if we can cross from one ocean into another,” I answered when Mrs. Chatterbox asked if I was interested in seeing the Panama Canal. Most cruises only take you to Lake Gatun at the halfway point, where you reverse direction and return to your port of origin. For me, crossing the entire […]
Gas was cheap when I was a child, and like many Americans my parents would pack up the kids for Sunday road trips.
While traveling through Germany in the seventies, Mrs. C. and I took a train from Bitburg to Füssen in southern Bavaria to visit Ludwig II’s iconic Neuschwanstein