We left Sarajevo in a small shuttle van, and wound our way through mountains and ancient forests to the Serbian border. From there it was a straight highway to the capital, Belgrade. Originally a fortress at Continue reading “Serbia and Montenegro: The Balkan Express”
Warning: Graphic content in this post. Bosnia is a complicated historical situation and this post is my own understanding of it, based on the people we met this week.
After spending a week in Bosnia, it’s hard to know how to describe it. The scenery is gorgeous. The people are friendly and the food is Continue reading “Bosnia: A country in recovery”
From Trieste it was only a 2 hour bus ride through Karst province (the only Slovenian word to enter the world lexicon) and then we arrived in Ljubljana. A walking tour was starting just 15 minutes after Continue reading “Slovenia and Croatia- two weeks”
A few days after work ended for the summer, I met up with Chris in Bologna. After finishing the Camino Santiago, he spent a couple of days in Porto, then flew to France and visited Continue reading “Italy and the tiny Republic of San Marino”
Chris has sent me so many amazing photos from the Camino Santiago that I really wanted to post them here. He started his journey in St Jean Pied de Port, France, on May 19 and Continue reading “Guest Post: Chris Hikes the Camino Santiago, May-June 2017”