January 30, 2013

I'm dying because of a pizza.

Partially true. But really just an inside joke about translating gone wrong.. At any rate, today I have spent the day wandering the streets of Bergamo, Italy. The buildings, the pebble pathways, the Alps in the background of it all and the cafes, bakeries and pizza.. Today was a day in a dream.

January 28, 2013

Church of St. Michael Archangel

One of my favorite places to wander is Kosciuszko Park. The home to gorgeous landscaping, monuments and several other curiosities, one of my favorites is this church.

Kościół św. Michała Archanioła w Katowicach

January 25, 2013

Big Day

Today we arrived at the Slaski Urzad Wojewodzki (Silesian Regional Authority Office) to receive our residence cards. They're pretty neat but not quite as neat as the elevator in the building. I didn't take a picture as I wasn't sure if it was permitted...

Slaski Urzad Wojewodzki

January 24, 2013

Road Trip: Fussen

In a valley that lies under the hills bestowing two beautiful castles is the small Bavarian town of Fussen. In an atmosphere that is reminiscent of Glacier Park, stands in pure magnificence, Schloss Neuschwanstein. Even if you have never visited Fussen, one quick glance and Neuschwanstein may look quite familiar as it was the inspiration behind the castle made famous by Walt Disney.

Schloss Neuschwanstein

January 8, 2013

Christmas in Munich

Extend me an invitation to Munich any day and I'll be there. I just love this city. Now, given the choice, you really can't beat a nice summer day here. Or I would assume fall or spring day. When drinking your choice of beer by the liter, to me it just goes down smoother sitting out at a sidewalk table with a ray of sunshine. It may also be that my first visit to Munich was a July so I know the summer city better. Dressed for Christmas, the city was gorgeous but I had lost my familiarity. And my favorite gelato stand was not open.

January 3, 2013

Christmas Market Extravaganza - Nuremberg

For the holidays we took off for an eleven day jaunt around one of our favorite spots - the state of Bavaria in Germany. We travelled via train to visit five cities - two of which we had visited a couple of years ago and the remaining three were new. To best share the places with you, I will break the blogs up by city or it will just be very overwhelming..