Schloss Hohenbaden

When we last left on off, we were traveling in from France on the way to Baden-Baden, Germany. Our goal was to see the ruins of Schloss Hohenbaden before the sun was gone. This castle was unique from the others we saw because there was no tour, no real restrictions, and was unmanned by any […]

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Exploring the Backroads

We spent the night in Cologne, and were planning to get to drive to Baden-Baden in the morning, but when we were describing our plans to our new German friend, he told us to take a detour. He lives in the Rhineland area of Germany, and he encouraged us to get off the highways to see […]

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Hotel Schloss Wilkinghege

We decided that it would be ideal to stay in a castle for at least part of our stay in Germany. For our time in Muenster for the Stallion inspection, we decided it was the right time. We stayed at Hotel Schloss Wilkinghede.   Once upon a time (1311), it was an old moated castle. After […]

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Heidelberg Castle

Sick of pictures of castles yet? I know I’m not! I think I’ve found a new obsession… I love exploring castles. It’s fascinating to walk through them and think about the people that used to live there. It’s incredible that these structures are still standing today. Who knew that piling a bunch of rocks up would […]

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Füssen, Germany

Upon arrival to Germany, we immediately made a 4 hour drive from Frankfurt Airport down to Füssen. It’s located on the southern border, on the northern edge of the Alps.  It was a bit tiring, especially as I had almost no sleep on the plane, and instead felt super groggy from sleeping pills that didn’t […]

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Sailing to St. Michael’s, MD

On the first leg of our journey, we traveled from Annapolis, MD to St. Michaels, MD. It took 6 hours, a combination of sailing and motoring. Sail-motoring. I would venture to say it’s not really easy to get to St. Michaels by car either. On previous sailing trips we have seen houses with seaplanes.  We […]

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Sailing

We were supposed to travel down to Key West last week, but hurricane Irma decided to come through and leave a trail of destruction. I’m not so out of touch that I think losing out on a vacation is the most horrible thing that could have happened. Obviously, the people whose homes and businesses and lost […]

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Warrenton Old Jail Museum

I’ve been very interested in travel recently, but it made me start thinking – what about being a tourist in my own area? It seems pretty convenient since I’m already in the area. I decided to check out a local museum that I didn’t even know was here, despite walking past it several times.  We investigated, […]

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Cruising Part 3: More Island Photos

Because it’s hard to get people to come over and look at my scrapbooks, here it is in digital form to be forced upon you. This picks up from my earlier complaints about my cruise, and then my post on how amazing flamingos at the zoo are. St. Thomas The next cruising stop was St. […]

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