We stayed at the Mercure in Koblenz, Germany for 4 days with a view of the Rhine river. A river boat took us down the Rhine to see the castles and villages. It was beautiful but we really enjoyed the people we met and conversations we had along the way. We could get off and … Continue reading Germany
We took a 2 hr. train into the Netherlands and stayed for 3 days in Amsterdam. It is a crazy busy city! Pedestrians, cars, motorcycles, and bicylists are all going every which way. The safest way is on the canals on a boat. But we enjoyed ourselves, and looked both ways to cross the streets … Continue reading Amsterdam
Planning meals has never been my favorite thing to do and here it's even harder. However, we're getting the hang of it, so we don't go out for pain de chocolate for breakfast, durums for lunch and Lapin for dinner every day. (Pastries, wraps, and rabbit.). We are a 10-15 min. walk from a couple … Continue reading Hunting and Gathering
We finally moved into our own apartment that we'll have the next 7 weeks. There's always a bit of apprehension when you're unlocking the door for the first time to discover how closely the pictures represented the place. We are very happy with what we found. It's on two floors, with a living room, … Continue reading Home sweet home for 7 weeks
So, of course, there's a few differences we've noticed. One is this meatloaf offered at Subway. One day, I was behind a boy and his grandma in line at the store. I understood his French without a doubt, when he picked up a Red Bull and asked his grandma, "What's this?" How great to … Continue reading What on earth?