Category Europe 1999

Europe 1999 – The Hunt for Starkbier, Part Two

Alex, Hap, and I drove down to Munich the next day and checked into the Hotel Bristol, just off the Sonnenstrasse near Sendlinger Tor, a city gate at the southern extremity of the historic old town.  It served as a fortification during the Middle Ages and is one of Munich’s three remaining gothic town gates.  […]

Europe 1999 – The Hunt for Starkbier, Part One

Possibly as a result of getting a new car, one perfect for cruising the interstates, we made a number of trips in the fall of 1998.  One long weekend we went to Yosemite along with Irene Thomas Johnson to meet up with Norm Benson for a one-day assault on Half Dome.  Getting overnight accommodations in […]