One of my favorite trips in 2012 was our three day weekend in Budapest in the middle of February. It was cold, really cold. But it was just what we needed to get out of town, take a quick jaunt to someplace completely new. This is a photo of the statue of Stephen I of Hungary in Fisherman’s Bastion.
What was one of your favorite trips of 2012?
It’s the last day of December, and time to think about what we did during 2012 and make some plans for 2013.
As the year 2012 was coming to a close, we gazed upon this gorgeous sunset over Mont Blanc, France. Thank you 2012!
1. In June we moved from our home of four years, Ankara, to Schweinfurt, Germany. We know this is a somewhat temporary place for us as the military is drawing down even more. We’re hoping to find out a little more between January and April.
2. In July, we had a huge [...]
Continue reading Our Travel Delights of 2012…and Plans for 2013!!!
Driving down the autobahn can be a freeing sensation, especially when you get to one of those few open stretches with no speed limits. But you won’t get that experience in many other countries then Germany. France and Italy, for example, both have speed limits and worse, the dreaded toll booth.
It’s bad enough having to slow down to pay the toll, but invariably there is going to be a stau, or traffic jam, generated by these cash drains. And to make matters worse, not all toll booths are equal. Some péage will require you to pay a set amount [...]
Continue reading Vignette – A Must Have for Driving in (Parts of) Europe
My favorite photo from a winter weekend in Budapest. This is one of the many bridges that cross the river. It is this bridge and I’m still shocked I actually got a decent shot. It was so windy my tripod seem to be all over the place.