"Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale." - Lauren DeStefano No matter how old you get, there are always "first experiences" to be had. One of ours happened this weekend, at Naustadt Am… Continue reading A Goat Parade!
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy." - Anne Frank It will never cease to amaze the history around us here! Being from the Midwest, we had history and beautiful sites to see, but most were never preserved. I'm sure at one point it was destroyed on purpose, so it… Continue reading Searching Through the Ruins! German Castle Ruins
"Even on the worst days, there's a possibility for joy." - Kate Beckett A couple weekends ago we traveled to Garmisch and, on our way home, visited Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Neuschwanstein is the castle that, it's said, Walt Disney saw and based the Disney Castle off of. King Ludwig II is so interesting. He is… Continue reading Fairy Tale Castles
"If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently." - Calvin, from the Calvin and Hobbes comics A couple weekends ago we wanted to do a little day trip, so we drove to Bayreuth to see the Hermitage Old Place, Hermitage Court Garden (an 18th Century… Continue reading The Little Details – Eremitage