Monthly Archives: January 2017

Symbols of Love

One of the things that we have found interesting during our time here in Germany are the bridges that are covered in “love locks”, which are various locks clamped to the sides of the bridges. They are meant to be … Continue reading

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Castle Dracula, Bran Romania

Let us be clear, this is a complete tourist trap and has absolutely nothing to do with Vlad Dracula, the inspiration behind the Dracula legend. It isn’t really a castle, not in the true sense of gentry living, but literally … Continue reading

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Humanity Triumphs in the End

Throughout history, people have found new and different ways to inflict pain and suffering on one another. Unfortunately, we have seen too many of these throughout our lifetime, but at the same time, we have seen the very best of … Continue reading

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The Food of Prague

Prague is a popular tourist destination and, as such, it has wonderful selection of restaurants to choose from when dining out. It many ways, the food is similar to the rest of central Europe, but as always, there are slight … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Graceful

We have been fortunate enough to see many various tranquil and graceful scenes throughout our lives. Sometimes it is a result of travel, but often it is just by the nature of living in such a beautiful state as Colorado. … Continue reading

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Blowing off Some Steam

There is something absolutely mesmerizing about watching a geyser as it is about to erupt. The pure energy and raw force of such a natural phenomenon are amazing to view, especially close up. The way that nature heats water buried … Continue reading

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Romania – What You Need to Know Before You Go

Our trip to Romania was definitely an interesting one and as we returned, it became clear that there were a few things that we wish we had known before travelling to this country. This isn’t at all a suggestion that … Continue reading

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Enjoying Your Surroundings

There is no doubt that everyone is influenced by their environment. It would be wonderful if we were able to completely control our surroundings, not just the artwork and furniture, but the weather, the light, the totality of the world … Continue reading

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Romania Has Been an Experience

Once again we have been quiet for a few days as we have been traveling in Romania for the past week. We fly back to Germany tomorrow, but it has been an interesting experience over-all. We spent a couple of … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Traditional Comfort Food, Non-Traditional Recipe

Originally posted on livingtheqlife:
This is one of our favorite winter time recipes.  This might not be what you typically think of when you think of chili mac, but it is really, really delicious. 🙂  There is something about the tang…

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