Completed in 1902 in celebration of the 1,000th birthday of the Hungarian state, the Fisherman’s Bastion is one of the most visited sites in Budapest. With lookout towers, arched windows, and wide, sweeping staircases, the bastion was built to deliver a panoramic view of the Danube River and Pest side of the city. Click on […]
With the first week of work in Europe under my belt, it was time to enjoy the weekend in Berlin. Lucky for me, I got to spend an action-packed Saturday and Sunday with a native German and Berlin local. Our first stop on Saturday morning was at a local market where we saw farm-fresh produce, […]
“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A Danish boy fishes in the waters surrounding the Kastellet in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Fisherman’s Wharf gets its name from San Francisco’s early days when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city to take advantage of its rapid growth fueled by the gold rush. On Today’s Date in the Past: A Visit to a Family Farm Deutsche Kirche (German Church) Volga German Haus
I like wharves. Real wharves. The kind that real people use for fishing, not the over-commercialized “restaurants, clubs, and boutiques” kind of wharves. So when this night owl’s Midwestern body was still adjusting to the time change of the West Coast, and I found myself up at dawn, I didn’t hesitate to pull on sweats […]