The second day of the trip started on a beautiful sunny day. Everyone was talking about how cold it was from a cold front and it was still shorts weather for me. I woke up at 7 and went down stairs for coffee in the lobby and a Guava Cheese Danish that was to die … Continue reading "Starting the Getaway"
For those of you that love my travel stories this is the beginning of a new series of them. Once again I visited a new travel agent and had no idea where I was headed. The only criteria was the most affordable cruise to where I can add the most new countries to my list. … Continue reading "A Return To My Happy Place"
This post also has a soundtrack. The André Rieu version of Arrivederci Roma. It is September 24th, as we left for the sightseeing of Rome. I was a bit worried to go out on the street. There was a long protest going down the street for the freedom and recognition of a people in a … Continue reading "Arrivederci Roma, and The Life That Was"
As the story starts to get more dramatic we need to get into the mood. I have a fitting sound track for this portion. “Walk to Rialto Bridge” This is the final day September 23rd before things start to go bad. The morning is sunny. We check out of Hotel Park in Ljubljana. Since the … Continue reading "All Aboard for the Journey to Roma"
We arrive in Budapest around 5pm on September 20th. We were staying at Wombats Budapest and I was hungry. I needed to find a currency exchange place since I had too much Polish Zlotys left and the receptionist recommended this place around the corner. (Ibla Change) I did very well, I got close to 12,050 … Continue reading "A Crazy Time"