Estes Park Colorado Travel Big

Estes Park Colorado Travel Big

Estes Park is home to the famous Rocky Mountain National Park and since no commercial businesses are allowed within the national park it is a big draw for visitors who want to get away and enjoy the beauty of one of our great national parks. The population in the 2010...
Boulder Colorado

Boulder Colorado

Next week we are going to visit Boulder Colorado. I’m excited as it is supposed to be one of the sunniest cities in the U.S. According to reports it gets over 300 days of sunshine per year. Boulder is home to the main campus of the University of Colorado. It is...
Amsterdam Holland

Amsterdam Holland

Amsterdam was a surprise. I have to admit that I had done little or no research about where we were going before we left. It was a surprise on many levels. First, it was very busy with bicycles and people. Second, the buildings engulfed each block, one after another...
Bruges Belgium

Bruges Belgium

Bruges History The name Bruges was probably derives from the Old Dutch for “bridge” and was pronounced by our native guide as Brooj. In the 15th century, Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy, set up court in Bruges attracting a number of artists, bankers, and...
The Gardens of France

The Gardens of France

Jardin Botanique de Vauville This was my favorite garden, or Jardin. It was created in 1947 by a man who loves plants and gardens. He wanted a garden of exotic plants but the climate of Normandy is very windy and plants have a difficult time growing. So, he began...

Paris France

Paris in springtime. We experienced rain, sun and wind during our visit here. The Paris of the past must be different than the Paris of current day, or maybe my expectation was different. I had envisioned a quaint little city and small intimate streets with flower...