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October 2015

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Working my way through the alphabet, one country at a time

To Market, To Market, to Buy a Fat Pig!

My last day in Austria was spent at the Vienna Flea Market.  The Naschmarkt is open from dawn to dusk every day, selling fruits and veggies, and food ranging from falafel to schnitzel. And lots of great bakeries of course. But on Saturday there’s also a Flea Market. So I spent pretty much my whole day there! […]

How Many “BEST” Days Can I Have?

Good thing I’m leaving tomorrow because this was the best day yet! I met Zoe’s neighbor Jitka, a puppetry artist who also decorates eggs in the Czech tradition. What a privilege to meet in her home, a creative haven where art is visible in every corner. Jitka patiently taught me how to apply melted wax–white […]

Wake-up Call for Eva

I cannot recommend Zoe Brooks, Czech Tours, highly enough.  Today we began our excursion by imposing upon one of Zoe’s best friends, Eva. Eva has been sailing the North Sea and Zoe thought she still was–until a blurry eyed Eva appeared in the window while I’m snapping photos of her charming Gingerbread cottage!  But Eva […]

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