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In 2015 I booked an adventure in Bali doing things I love: art lessons, stamping and dying indigo fabric, cooking classes, beaches, temples, massages, etc. I told my daughter, Chanel, "I'm going to B destinations this year--Belize and Bali--and doing C next year." We giggled. And then I thought--THAT'S BRILLIANT--I'M DOING IT! I've got time. I'll finish when I'm 84!
Bali was cancelled because some volcano was throwing ash causing the airport to close. So I started properly by visiting a country that started with "A!" Hope you'll join me for the fun as I work my through the alphabet visiting countries.
Plan B: I'm to going to visit an A country so I can begin my ABCs properly. WHAT "A" COUNTRY SHOULD I VISIT? (Btw, Bali isn't a country anyway.)

Oktoberfest

My train ride to Munich turned into an Oktberfest celebration!  As we got closer to Munich the train filled up with passengers sporting lederhosen and Bavarian dirndl skirts. My seat […]
Oktoberfest

Kurhotel Vellererhof

Every day I spent at Kurhotel Vellererhof I looked forward to arriving at my comfortable accommodations that evening.  It is a four-star hotel known for their spa treatments. One of the guests […]
Kurhotel Vellererhof

Colors of Innsbruck

I travelled by train to Innsbruck today. I’m compiling a list of life lessons I’ve learned using the trains in Austria, to be published at a later date. Today’s experience […]
Colors of Innsbruck

Hallstatt

Thanks to Kay Gabrielsen Hinton for a glorious day! She mentioned yesterday that Hallstatt was her favorite city ever. So I cancelled my plans and the desk clerk helped me map […]
Hallstatt

A Mighty Fortress

I successfully navigated the trains and buses to arrive in Old Town Salzburg. The streets were charming, as you’d expect, but the tourist shops didn’t hold much interest for me. […]
A Mighty Fortress

The Palace

I woke up early after a great night’s sleep so I walked to the Hundertwasser. It was identified as “great and unique architecture” and so it was! I grabbed a […]
The Palace

The Votes are In!

Far and away, your #1 recommendation for me is Australia with 16 votes!  I would love to see Australia.  One of my best friends is from Australia.  I’m CRAZY about […]
The Votes are In!