Category: travel



Chris & I just got back from Belize. We had a great time snorkeling, exploring Mayan ruins, and eating! Belize is fronted by the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. That’s the second longest barrier reef in...


Horsey Windpump

We’re a bit behind on posting because our internet connectivity was pretty spotty out in the Broads & the Fens. Last Friday we visited Horsey, which is famous for the Horsey Windpump. The land...


British Motor Museum

The other day we stopped at the British Motor Museum. It’s an interesting place. It’s sort of like your grandparents attic, if your grandparents were a British car company. Piles of oddball cars, old...


La Baleine

Here’s the car we’ve been driving in the UK. No, not the Jaguar. The one behind her. We call it the “French Whale”. The same thing happens every time we come to the UK....


Eydon Ramble

Chris & I are in the UK for a while. It is our first time out of the US since before the pandemic started. The flight over was much easier than we expected, once...


Süleymaniye Mosque

After we walked along the land walls in Istanbul, we walked through the Fener neighborhood … … with this dog following us most of the way for some reason. We visited the Chora museum. It’s...


Land Walls of Theodosius

Last weekend we were in Istanbul. It was an amazing experience, and I’ll probably have a couple of posts about it. But I want to start with what we did Sunday morning. We took...


Magic Square on Sagrada Familia

While we were in Barcelona recently, we visited the Sagrada Familia. I was particularly impressed by the sculptures on the Passion facade. They were done by Josep Maria Subirachs, and are wonderfully expressive: But...



Last weekend we went to the Széchenyi baths in the city park. We got there early, before the horde of Instagramming 20 somethings showed up and took over the place. The interior of the...



A beautiful spring evening in Budapest. Walking home past all the bookshops. One of which still has a neon owl sign like they did during Communist times.