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Day Three in Budapest

Yesterday was another rainy day, but we definitely made the most of it.  First we went to the Parliament Building, then saw the monument called “The Shoes on the Danube” (which we’ll explain later), the Saint Stephen’s Basilica, a wine … Continue reading

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Wet and Rainy Day in Budapest

Despite some cold and rainy weather, we managed to have a wonderful second day in Budapest yesterday. The highlight of the day was the Dohany Street Synagogue, also known as the Great Synagogue since it is the largest synagogue in … Continue reading

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First Full Day in Budapest

After a long, but uneventful flight to Budapest, we spent our first full day exploring yesterday. It was truly a wonderful day, full of sunshine and amazing sights. We walked part of the inner city, toured the castle district, and … Continue reading

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We Leave for Budapest, Hungary Tomorrow

We have an early flight out of Denver tomorrow morning as we make our way to Budapest, arriving first thing Sunday morning. Even though we are flying over night, we intend to hit the ground running and acclimating to the … Continue reading

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Tasting Wine When Traveling

Regardless of where we travel to, we always taste local wines during our time in the country. Sometimes we go on an actual wine tasting tour where we visit several vineyards and taste several of the varieties that they offer. … Continue reading

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Coroico, Bolivia

Located in a rainforest in a valley of the Andes mountains is the town of Coroico, Bolivia. We went to the town after driving down “death road” and hiked to a beautiful waterfall and then enjoyed lunch at local restaurant. … Continue reading

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Lucca Cathedral in Italy

Visiting the Lucca Cathedral was one of the highlights of the time that we spent touring the city of Lucca in Italy. One of the most fascinating things about the cathedral is the different colors of the bell tower due … Continue reading

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Emotion Captured in Stone Statues Around the World

You don’t have to be an art critic to appreciate how lifelike statues that are carved in stone and marble can be. Not only do they somehow seem to capture the actual movement of their subjects, but often their eyes … Continue reading

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Asian Inspired Spicy Barbeque Beef

We are always looking for meals that we can cook in a single pot and this one packs a lot of flavor. We chose a chuck roast, but it would be equally good with a beef brisket, but you need … Continue reading

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Abu Serga Church in Cairo, Egypt

Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, also known as the Abu Serga Church as well as the Cavern Church, is an important historical and religious landmark in Cairo, Egypt. The church is supposed to be built on the spot where Joseph, … Continue reading

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