Category Archives: Sightseeing

Paris for Easter….

Well, I’ve managed to neglect this blog for months…like about seven of them.  There was so much I wanted to share from summer.  But, I couldn’t get my tush in gear to make it happen.  And now here we are about 6 weeks away from welcoming a new baby and life certainly isn’t slowing down. […]

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Bamberg Part 2

While in Bamberg we also made a point of visiting the Altenburg Castle.  Apparently this castle was first mentioned in 1109 (dang, that’s old) and was not used really as a primary residence, but rather as a safe haven for locals during dangerous times as well as an outlook point and for protection of the […]

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Bamberg Part 1

Recently we snuck away for a couple of days to spend some time in Bamberg, Germany.  This is in the Bavaria region about 2 hours away (unless you end up stuck in a completely obnoxious re-route intended to SAVE YOU TIME but instead leaving you driving in circles to get around some construction that obviously […]

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Weekend adventure

Making it to Gummersbach, Germany has been on our ‘to do’ list since moving here.  Seeing the town from where your last name originates is a must do.  Never mind that our American way of saying the name is barely understood here.  Or that Quinn thinks our last name is just Bach.  Yes, better to […]

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Okay seriously…this is getting old

I’m still stewing about losing the majority of my last post I was working on.  Super annoying.  I really want to finish sharing about our adventures this *cough* summer.  Seriously, day light savings time has ended…we need to move on.  So, this time it’s for real people.  I’m wrapping up this ongoing, ever-living, just.won’t.die post […]

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London- phase two

I mentioned in my last post that my sister took a lot more pictures than I did.  This morning while I was catching up on Facebook I saw a whole slew of pictures my sister took during her visit that I hadn’t seen yet.  And I remembered why I took so few pictures.  Because I forgot […]

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London…

One of the (many) awesome things that happened during my sister’s visit was that we had a girls’ weekend in London.  Yeah, it didn’t suck.  It was one of those things that came together and I realized how lucky I am for several reasons: 1.) I live in proximity to lots of wonderful cities, making […]

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Idstein…Take Two.

Ahem.  Where was I??  Before I was so rudely interrupted by the deletion of most of my post, I was showing you Idstein.  You guys, this town was seriously so adorable.  Like, people get to live here? adorable.  Anyway, continuing on…             Okay, so hopefully these pictures give you some sense […]

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Come and gone…

Our first visitors in our “new” house (since moving in Janurary) just left today.  My parents were here for just over a week and it was fantastic.  Of course the time always goes too quickly and there is always more you wish you could have fit in- but, I am grateful for the time they […]

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Brussels continued…Grand Place and Christmas market

So, where did we leave off??  Ah, yes, I think it was with the chocolate elephant.  So continuing right along; We visited the Grand Place (French) or the Grote Markt (Dutch term) a few times during our stay because it was close and well…just so darn pretty!  It is the town square basically of Brussels […]

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