Category Archives: Destinations

Night Train

I’m not sure what I expected on the overnight train When I boarded at 12:56am (or 00:56 which sounds like a time that doesn’t exist), the conductor showed me to my bunk and asked if I would like coffee or tea in the morning. Continue reading

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Hiking in the Clouds

You don’t just see the clouds roll in, encroach. You feel them also. Continue reading

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To the Summit in Innsbruck

I had planned to go to the top of the mountain via the cable car either yesterday or today, but the weather was gray yesterday and I put my bets on today.  It’s 10am, and the sun has been shining … Continue reading

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A Funhouse of Art Surprises

I was I love when I saw the waterfall, projectile drooling from a giant bald moss head. The entrance to the exhibition was below his right shoulder, and what was inside was amazing. Continue reading

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Innsbruck: Protected by the Clouds

The mountains cradle Innsbruck Continue reading

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Beer Garden in the Rain

First night in Innsbruck.  It’s started raining again.  But I’m sheltered safely in the beer garden under an umbrella, not planning to leave soon.  My feet, pants, and umbrella are already wet so it’s not in an effort to stay … Continue reading

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Welcome to Innsbruck: So Wet You Can’t Get Any Wetter

I walked through the rain in Innsbruck.  Jeans soaked to my upper calves.  Not wanting to turn back to my hotel.  Not wanting to miss a moment.  After my reading-while-riding-backward-on-the-train headache wore off, I headed out.  The skies threatened.  I … Continue reading

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Gaudi and a State of Beige

How the architecture of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona makes me crave color. Continue reading

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The strangest hotel museum. Ever.

Tucked in the basement of a century-old hotel in downtown Frostburg, Maryland, once home to cock fights and a speakeasy, is the strangest hotel museum I have ever encountered. Continue reading

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Evening in Esperanza

The evening sounds of Esperanza, a small village on the island of Vieques Continue reading

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