A week after Veteran's Day, it is suitable to write about the D-Day landings. A few days after the Paris attacks it is too, because the soldiers who lost their lives in Normandy in June 1944 did so to bring safety, peace, freedom, and civil liberties back to continental Europe, something that we must not … Continue reading A walk on Omaha Beach
Mushrooms, Blueberries and Caterpillars Austrian Adventures This summer, my daughter and I joined my parents in Austria, for about a week. We lived through many different adventures. Such as a dangerous hike or visiting happy cows and happy pigs. The last hike we went on was the climb of the Hamberg, which is always fun, … Continue reading Mushrooms, Blueberries and Caterpillars
Old traditions Austrian Adventures Fast forward to the first morning in Austria. Little one and I had so far traveled from Paris to Munich by train. The next morning we too a train that went from Munich to Venezia, we got off an hour and a half into the ride, in a situation that all … Continue reading Old traditions
This place prominent in movies and books, visited by tourists and Parisians alike, just looked, just looked well, shabby, run down, outdated.
In certain ways New York is like Paris. Both cities make people dream. We want to visit and discover them. I discovered New York for the first time in 2000, we had been living in the US for a month and accompanied my uncle and his wife on their honeymoon trip to New York (they spend … Continue reading Remembering New York
Feeling something, some form of good vibration, that we, as adults could no longer feel.