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My First Eurotrip, Part 5: Fairy Tale Castles and Snowy Mountaintops

This is the long-delayed final installment of my series looking back at my very first Eurotrip in 2007, during which I visited Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. I never kept a journal during that trip so I am writing this mostly

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Posted in Europe, Germany, Switzerland, Travel

Photo of the Day: Lucerne’s Chapel Bridge

This photo, taken in Lucerne, Switzerland during my first Eurotrip in 2007, features one of the city’s most famous landmarks: the Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe. There is another uncovered pedestrian bridge visible in the

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Posted in Photography, Uncategorized

Photo of the Day: On Top of Mount Pilatus

This is a view from the top of Mount Pilatus in Lucerne, Switzerland, taken on my first Eurotrip back in 2007. I’ve traveled to the top of Pilatus on two separate occasions; it’s a view that never gets old, simply

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Eurotrip 2011, Part 8: Long Train Runnin’, Destination Zagreb

This installment covers Days 19–20 of my 2011 trip to Europe… After our relaxing stay in Basel it was time to resume our trip. We hopped on the train in Basel at 9:30 a.m. for a roughly 15-hour ride that would

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Posted in Croatia, Europe, Travel

Eurotrip 2011, Part 7: Kicking Back in Basel

This installment covers Days 16–18 of my 2011 trip to Europe… After our final night in the villa we awoke, finished packing, and walked up the road to the bus stop. We had time before the bus was due to arrive

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Posted in Europe, Switzerland, Travel

Eurotrip 2009 Part 5: Heidelberg

This is the fifth part of my Eurotrip 2009 Revisited series, a special edition of sorts in which I have divided the original post into smaller parts while incorporating minor copy edits and a few new (and reprocessed) images. After

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Posted in Europe, Germany, Switzerland, Travel

Eurotrip 2009: The Movie

I finally got around to compiling the little videos I shot during my 2009 Eurotrip into a movie.  These were shot with my old pocket camera, so it’s not HD video quality and I didn’t have the ability to zoom

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Posted in Europe, Videos

Eurotrip 2009 Part 4: Lucerne

This is the fourth part of my Eurotrip 2009 Revisited series, a special edition of sorts in which I have divided the original post into smaller parts while incorporating minor copy edits and a few new (and reprocessed) images. We

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Posted in Europe, Switzerland, Travel

Eurotrip 2011: The Video

I thought I’d kick off the new Videos section of this blog with the very first video I made from one of my trips.  This video covers most of my month in Europe in 2011, including visits to Italy, Switzerland,

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Posted in Europe, Videos
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