Category Basilica

Europe 2017 – The Camino de Santiago – Part Eighteen

October 25-27, Toulouse We ate a quick breakfast of yoghurt and a coffee beverage we’d been purchasing, a latte like product usually produced by Nescafe, both capable of being stored unrefrigerated overnight, and made our way to the Termibus Station. With a little time to burn we each had a café con leche and split […]

Philadelphia, Part Five

  Timeline: March 18-27 Determined to see several sights our last day in Philadelphia, we were out early on our way to the first stop of the day, the Mutter Museum.  Diligent sightseeing requires adequate sustenance though and so we dropped by Miel Patisserie for a late breakfast.  We opted for the Le Parisien, Ham, […]

West Coast Tour 2016 – Milwaukee

  Timeline: August 22-24 Kristen and Andrew’s wedding on the 20th was a highlight, bringing family together we’d not seen in a few years, and celebrating the marriage of two very nice people.  The next morning, we dropped Jessica and Kris off at the airport for their flight home and returned to the house, using […]

Europe 2014 – Florence – Like Returning Home

Timeline: October 21st – 22nd The drive up to Florence took about six hours, but was manageable, as we’d made a reservation at Hotel Anna’s in the center of town, not far from the Basilica of San Lorenzo and the Duomo. That being said, once we arrived, the GPS wanted to send us down what […]

Europe 2014 – Roma – We Visit A Great Big Museum

Timeline: October 16th – 18th The next two days in Rome would be busy ones, with many sites of interest to be explored. We had purchased our tickets in advance for the Vatican Museum, scheduled to enter it at 2:00pm on Friday the 17th. We left for town on the bus and the metro planning […]

Europe 2014 – Bruges (Brugge) – We Climb to the Top and Tour the Canals

Timeline: August 2nd – 4th This day would be spent seeing as many of Bruges’s typical tourist spots as possible. After a very good and filling breakfast at the Fevery (ham, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, three different types of bread, jams, etc.) we set out for the Markt Square with a brief but fun detour at […]