Category Archives: Places We See

Things To Do in Washing DC with Kids: Part Two

The day of the monuments! This is going to be more of a picture tour than word tour. As you can see, I got a little crazy with my phone camera. This isn’t even half of the pics I took. Everything is just so beautiful and symmetrical and impressive… it’s hard not to take a […]

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Things To Do in Washington DC with Kids: Part One

As many of you know if you follow my Instagram or Facebook accounts, we recently returned from a trip to the east to visit my parents in Maryland. Lula has been begging to see all the monuments in DC for over a year now since they studied a bit of government and the nation’s capitol […]

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A Walk Through Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Day Eleven – November 9, 2014 (It’s my birthday!!!) I’d have to say that waking up on the morning of my 35th birthday (Holy cow! I can’t believe I’m that old!!!) to this scene was pretty amazing. I sat out on the balcony in the frosty morning air and wrote this depressing post. After getting […]

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Driving Through Bavaria to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Day Ten – November 8, 2014 On our last morning in Switzerland, we had our last breakfast at Hotel Baren, packed up, and asked Britta (our GPS) to take us to Garmisch-Partenkirchen for our last night of vacation before Jay had to head back to Munich for work. It was about this point in the […]

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Exploring Thun, Switzerland

Day Nine – November 7, 2014 – Part 2 After traversing the Schilthorn and taking a nice little nap, we decided to head back out. I really wanted to see one of the lakes better, and I’d just read about the city of Thun in a Francine Rivers book, so on a whim we decided […]

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Schilthorn Piz Gloria Switzerland. Going Up the Mountain.

Day Nine – November 7, 2014 On the ninth day of our trip to Europe, we woke up to clear, blue skies…perfect for going up mountains. We woke up early, had a nice breakfast, and headed to Stechelberg in our car. Here’s a map showing the area we were in. It’s a bit confusing because […]

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Interlaken, Plans for Schilthorn, and a Walk Through Wilderswil

Day Eight – November 6, 2014 Our first morning in Switzerland, we enjoyed a lovely breakfast at the hotel filled with all the typical Bavarian treats: eggs, fruit, sausage, bacon, fresh bread, croissants, fish, cheese, etc. Plus our milchkaffee, which they call schale in Switzerland. We were afraid that the cable cars and trips up […]

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A Wild Drive to Wilderswil and Hotel Baeren

Day Seven – November 5, 2014 – Part 2 After touring the Heidelberg Castle, we headed back to our car, asked Britta to take us to Wilderswil, and left Heidelberg behind. The drive to Switzerland was quite adventurous. It rained the whole time there and was dark and gloomy. At one point it started snowing! […]

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